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The Milestone Senior Services leadership team is deeply rooted in our community. We approach every decision with skill, experience, and compassion. We are ready to listen.

We are committed to having a diverse staff and leadership team. We believe that we can better serve the people in our community when our organization is led by people who reflect the population of our communities. We continue to evaluate and adjust our board and staff recruiting practices to ensure we are true to this value. 

Richard Kline

Richard Kline

President and CEO

Richard has held leadership roles in healthcare, supporting those with disabilities and age-related needs, for 29 years in for-profit, non-profit, government, academic, and volunteer settings. He has a breadth and depth of experience in quality management, operations and finance, fundraising, state and federal policies, programs and regulations, advocacy, industry association board leadership and accreditation. Richard holds a bachelor’s degree from Michigan State University, a Master of Health Administration degree from Grand Valley State University, and is a member of the Kalamazoo Rotary.

Anita R. Grivins, CPA

Anita R. Grivins, CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Anita graduated with a BBA from Western Michigan University with minors in Latvian and General Business. Upon graduating from WMU, she started work at Plante & Moran where she remained for 16 years. Anita then worked for 10 years as the Director of Finance for the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians in Dowagiac, MI. There she had the opportunity to work with many grants and funding sources, a wide variety of departments, as well as experience casino operations, while attending regular meetings with casino management.

Anita’s community involvement is largely focused on the Latvian community.  She is currently the Board Chair of the Latvian Ev. Luth. United Church of Kalamazoo, and Treasurer of the American Latvian Association, which is a national organization uniting Latvians with cultural, educational and political programs to advance goals in America and in Latvia.

Corinne Bradley MSN, RN, CPHQ

Corinne Bradley MSN, RN, CPHQ

Corinne has been in the healthcare field for over 20 years with most of her time being spent working for community based organizations that serve the most vulnerable populations. She received her Master's Degree in Nursing from Ferris State University as well as becoming a Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ) through the National Association of Healthcare Quality (NAHQ). Corinne is a member of many organizations including the American Nurses Association, Michigan Nursing Association, Sigma Theta Tau International Honors Society, National Association of Healthcare Quality, and Health Care Compliance Association. During her free time Corinne enjoys spending time with her family, especially camping.
Cassandra Boyd

Cassandra Stewart

Director of Fund Development
Cassandra graduated from Michigan State University with honors with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering Arts with an application area in Business. After college, she worked for Hallmark Cards Manufacturing as a supervisor and Quality Manager before redirecting her career. For 20 years she owned and managed Cassandra’s Catering and Specialty Items here in Kalamazoo, before coming to work at Milestone. She is an active member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and a Ministry Leader and Trustee of Mt Zion Baptist Church. She previously sat on the Advisory Board of the Community Action Agency for four years and was Board Chair the last two years. Cassandra loves flower gardening and spring and summer are her favorite times of the year.

Ruben Osorio-Sanders


Ruben Osorio-Sanders joined Milestone as the director of HR in 2022. Prior to Milestone, Ruben was managing HR processes at a global manufacturing company, and brought a different prospective to our HR needs. He believes in a strong HR team, that can lead initiatives and be instrumental in the direction of an organization. His top priorities in HR are equitable recruiting, employee relations and talent development. His years of experience and education are helping our HR team lead initiatives in DEIA, employee recognition and community outreach. When Ruben is not keeping busy at work, you may see him out on the town with his wife and family, and he enjoys outdoor activities and spending time among his loved ones.


Milestone is guided by experienced board members who care deeply and hold strong connections throughout our community. Our Board members all reside in our service area.


Board Officers

Carrie Nicholson, Board Chair

Nulty Insurance

Mindy Allwardt, Vice Chair

James & Springgate
Nicole Asher, Secretary
Greenleaf Trust

Board Members

Lisa Anspaugh
James & Springgate

Nadina Williams-Barrett

Kalamazoo Loaves and Fishes
Dorothea Holloway
Western Michigan University (retired)

Wendy Lawrence, CPA

Doeren Mayhew
Betsy Loeks
Consumers Credit Union

Kara Hoorn

Miller Canfield

John Schuemann

Rose Street Advisors

Gary Stafford

Tranter (retired)

Consumer Representative

Karlissia Munn
Waiver Participant

Willie Mae Bell

Senior Companion Program Participant

Partnering Agency Representative

Denise King

Centrica Care Navigators

Emeritus Members

Troy Shirley

Bronson Healthcare