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Our Team

Oak Ridge Care Center is staffed 24 hours a day by registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nursing assistants. In addition, our Medical Director, Dr. Sidhu and his Nurse Practitioner, Julie, are on site a minimum of three times a week. Our Optum Nurse Practitioner, Johanna Katigbak, is on site three times a week. Our team members are not only compassionate and patient, but also highly trained.

Our team is dedicated to quality and the long-term care profession.


Dr. Sarfraz Sidhu

Dr. Sidhu is a graduate of Ross University School of Medicine, and attended the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, for his undergraduate degree. He began his career as a Hospitalist with ProHealth Care in 2007. He also started the hospitalist program at the Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital, where he also served as the Chairman of Internal Medicine. Dr. Sidhu lives in Wauwatosa with his family and enjoys traveling, photography, cooking and dogs.


Steven KuranzSteven Kuranz, Owner/Executive Director

Steve has been the Executive Director responsible for overseeing the overall functioning of Oak Ridge Care Center and Timber Oaks since 2004. Steve is following in the footsteps of his father, Art Kuranz, who founded the organization in 1968 and his sister, Kim Kuranz Gallina, who joined the family business in 1985 and then assumed ownership in 1990 after her father’s retirement. In addition to being the owner, she oversaw the facilities from 1985 through 2004, at which time Steve became a co-owner and assumed responsibility for the daily operations of the business. Steve is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator and is the President of the Board of the Wisconsin Healthcare Association, the state’s premier organization advocating for the cause of nursing home residents. Steve is very proud to be continuing the Oak Ridge and Timber Oaks tradition of a family owned and operated facility.


Jackie Duryee, Administrator (Timber Oaks)

Jackie began her career as a Nurse Tech at Oak Ridge Care Center in 2008. In 2009 she became a LPN. She transferred to Timber Oaks in 2013, was promoted to Nurse Manager in 2014 and to Administrator in 2019. As Administrator Jackie assures the overall functioning of the facility and serves the residents’ health needs with great skill. She is intimately familiar with ISP development, Psychotropic Medication monitoring as well as all other areas of clinical needs for the residents. In addition to her nursing duties she assists with staff development, program development, infection control and food service. 


Rebecca Castel, Assistant Administrator (Oak Ridge Care Center)

Rebecca Castel joined the Oak Ridge team in July of 2022. She is excited to help create an exceptional home for our residents, families, and employees. Rebecca is dedicated to ensure a thriving environment, provide high-quality care to all residents, and to exemplify ORCC as a distinguished nursing facility. She enjoys spending time with the residents and continues to learn more of the administrative role within the nursing home. Rebecca is enthusiastic to serve ORCC and our community.


Kate Gerou, Director of Nursing

Kate obtained her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee and her Bachelor of Science in Psychology from University of Wisconsin- Parkside. She also holds the Wound Treatment Associate Certification and the Director of Nursing Services Certification. Her close relationship with her grandmother inspired her to pursue her education and fostered her love for geriatrics. Kate began work as a CNA at Oak Ridge as a local high school student. Overall, Kate has a genuine passion for nursing and a deep love for caring for senior citizens. She is committed to ensuring all residents receive high quality care.


Bonnie Christensen, Admissions Coordinator

Bonnie began her career at Oak Ridge Care Center in 2003 as the Social Service Assistant. She held the position of Administrator from October of 2005 until May of 2017. Her transfer into the role of Admissions Coordinator was fueled by her passion to work more directly with residents, families and the community. Bonnie is responsible for working with hospital discharge planners and families to coordinate admissions to the facility. She prides herself in ensuring a safe and smooth admission process for both residents and family alike.

Kelsey Iwicki, Social Service Director

Kelsey Reed

Kelsey obtained her Masters of Social Work in 2014 from the George Williams College of Aurora University and achieved her Advanced Practice Social Worker licensure in 2015. She began her career at Oak Ridge Care Center in February of 2016. Kelsey has a passion for Social Work and the elderly population. As Director of Social services Kelsey is responsible for resident assessments, care planning and helping the residents and families adjust to their new surroundings.  She is also responsible for coordinating discharge planning with residents, staff and community resources to ensure the safest and least restrictive environment for each resident.  Kelsey has a great passion for working with the geriatric population and their loved ones. She is dedicated to providing quality care to the residents at Oak Ridge.