Meet Our Staff

Mike Kerbs – Administrator
Mike Kerbs started working in nursing homes 1990. In 1994 he was licensed as an Adult Care Home Administrator. Mike graduated from Ottawa University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Gerontology. Mike has served on the Board of Directors for the State of Kansas Administrators Association for two terms. Mike has also served multiple times on the Informal Dispute Resolution Panel for the State of Kansas. Mike has been working for Holiday Resort since January of 2003.

Alicia Rumold - Asst. Admin
Alicia Rumold has been licensed as an Adult Care Home Administrator since 2006. Alicia graduated from Bethany College with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology and from Emporia State University with a Master's degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Alicia has been employed at Holiday Resort since 2004 and is in charge of all Human Resources functions.

Jessie Boyce - Director of Nursing - DON
Jessie Boyce started her long-term career in 2005 as a CNA at Holiday Resort. Jessie graduated from Flint Hill Technical College LPN program in 2009 and continued working as charge nurse at Holiday Resort. In 2012 Jessie become Wound Care Certified. Jessie became a Registered Nurse in 2013 attaining her Associate Degree of Nursing from Brown Mackie College in Lenexa, KS. Jessie has worked in several positions in her time at Holiday Resort, but was a Primary Care Nurse in 2013 until she became RAC-CT and started in the MDS Coordinator position. Jessie worked as the Quality Assurance/Infection Control/ Employee Health Nurse between 2016 thru 2018. Jessie accepted the Director of Nursing position in March 2018.

Amanda Bess- Quality Assurance/Infection Control
Amanda Bess started her long-term care career in 2009 as a CNA at Holiday Resort. Amanda graduated from Flint Hill Technical College in 2010 receiving her LPN and Associates Degree in Nursing. She continued working as a charge nurse at Holiday Resort. In 2011, Amanda accepted the Primary Care Nurse position. Amanda became a Registered Nurse in 2014 attaining her Associate Degree of Nursing from Brown Mackie College in Lenexa, Ks. She completed her Wound Care Certification in 2013 and RAC-CT Certification in 2015. Amanda worked as the Assistant Director of Nursing Between 2016 and 2018. Amanda accepted the position of Quality Assurance/ Employee Health/ Infection Control Nurse in March 2018.


Mike Kerbs - Administrator Phone: 620-343-9285 Ext 1710
Alicia Rumold - Asst. Administrator Phone: 620-343-9285 Ext 1733
Jessie Boyce - D.O.N. Phone: 620-343-9285 Ext 1788
Anel Converse - Asst. Director of Nursing Phone: 620-343-9285 Ext 1747
Anthony Ludlum - IT  Phone: 620-343-9285 Ext 1735
Brandy Young - Accounting Phone: 620-343-9285 Ext 1730
Mike Gilmore - Dietary Manager Phone: 620-343-9285 Ext 1716
Rhonda Salazar - Activities Phone: 620-343-9285 Ext 1729
Jamy Thompson - Social Services Phone: 620-343-9285 Ext 1743
Mark DeJesus - Therapy Phone: 620-343-9285 Ext 1742
Michael Renken - Accounts Receivable  Phone: 620-343-9285 Ext 1737
Amanda Bess - Quality Assurance/Infection Control Phone: 620-343-9285 Ext 1736
David Whittington - Director of Environmental Services Phone: 620-343-9285 Ext 1741

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Holiday Resort
2700 W. 30th Avenue
Emporia, KS 66801
(620) 343-9285
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