Our Staff

Our organization is guided by compassionate and experienced leaders from across the community.

Beth Strait, CTRS CDP

Beth Strait, CTRS CDP


Beth Strait began as the Associate Administrator in March of 2016 after serving 4 ½ years as the Director of Life Enrichment and Volunteer Services.  Prior to this, Beth has worked as a Recreation Therapist for over 20 years working primarily with seniors in Nursing Homes, specializing in Dementia Care.

Beth graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelors Degree in Therapeutic Recreation.

Since joining Yorkshire and Stonebridge Manor, Beth has received her Certified Dementia Practitioner Certificate and serves on the Board for the Michigan Association of Activity Professionals as the Professional Development Chairperson.

Beth feels strongly about the need to continue to train and educate ourselves and others about serving seniors in our communities and individualizing the care to meet their physical, social and cognitive needs.  As the Administrator, Beth feels she can better address these areas with staff and families to make a better life for our seniors.

Beth grew up on the East side of Michigan but met her husband while attending Grand Valley State University. Beth has been married for 28 years, they have two children and are blessed to be actively involved in the lives of their two grandchildren.  Beth enjoys reading, music and bike riding.

Marcus Ribant

Marcus Ribant

Associate Administrator

Marcus Ribant joined Yorkshire and Stonebridge Manor in May 2018 as the Associate Administrator. Prior to this, Marcus worked as an Athletic Trainer at Coopersville and Comstock Park High School for 7 years. Marcus obtained his Bachelor of Science degree in Athletic Training in 2011 from GVSU and completed his MBA in Healthcare Administration in 2017 at Tiffin University.

Regardless of the setting, Marcus remains focused on providing personalized quality care. As a healthcare professional it was always his responsibility to identify each individual’s unique needs and provided the necessary personalized care. In doing so, he allowed each person to achieve a better and more joyful life. As Associate Administrator, he hopes to promote this philosophy with his staff to best serve our residents.

Marcus was raised in Flushing, MI before moving to Grand Rapids for college. While at Grand Valley State University he met his wife Katie. In June 2019, they were blessed with twins Owen and Elle. In his spare time, Marcus enjoys playing all types of sports, fishing, biking, and camping.

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