Meet Our Team

Providing Exceptional Care and Service with Compassion

Our facility is equipped and prepared to be your perfect solution, allowing you the peace of mind to fully enjoy and celebrate the passage of time without worry of what the next step could mean.

Cory Back

General Manager

Cory Back brings a diverse background involving large project conceptions and construction management experience. Cory’s acute sense for details makes him a champion of balancing budgets and developing workflow systems that maximize productivity.


As the Vice President of Senior Living Cory oversees all facets of our Senior Living Operations with focus on development of new senior living projects, design of the facilities, construction of the communities, and systems integration for smooth operation. He also serves as a vital consultant on future senior living projects for HME Management. Overall, Cory has created a blueprint for success at our Rapid City facility that can be applied anywhere.

Kelli Back

Administrator, LPN

Kelli Back’s education and past employment contains a plethora of healthcare, human resources, project management, and IT experience. Kelli’s skill set is superbly equipped to manage large scale healthcare facilities with 20 years of medical management experience structured with a healthcare-focused business management degree.


As the Senior Living Operations Manager of Peaceful Pines Senior Living Community, Kelli oversees the Administrators at our various senior living communities and the staff that report them with a focus on the care services, staffing, and team-building areas.

Kelli Back Operations Manager Senior Living Division Peaceful Pines Senior Living Community Retirement Community Nursing Home Rapid City, SD

Megan Geistfeld

Assistant Administrator

An original employee of Peaceful Pines before the facility’s doors were open, Megan has been an invaluable asset. She has flourished in numerous areas of the facility including dietary, HR, billing, and sales.


Her valuable experience in diversified areas combined with her knowledge of the facility’s origins has made Megan a reliable resource.

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Assistant Administrator


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Director of Nursing, RN

Iris Christensen

Head Chef

Iris Christensen’s creative and fun culinary style has brought an abundance of joy to everyone at Peaceful Pines. From specialty holiday menus to designed cupcakes, she puts immense love and care into every meal.


As Head Chef, she displays her 20 years of experience in a senior living kitchen along with her extensive managing background, through her innate ability to create delectable nutritious cuisine for over 100 Peaceful Pines residents.

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Assistant Chef

Providing Exceptional Care and Service with Compassion