LEADERSHIP & STAFF

Elderday Center's Staff is made up of caring individuals from various backgrounds. The team at Elderday Center works together to create an environment of respect and dignity for all our members.
Our mission includes supporting our caregivers while offering respite.


Michael W. Cobb

President & CEO

Michael is a senior level non-profit administrator committed to serving those who are less fortunate in our communities. He has extensive experience in organizational leadership, fiscal management, fundraising and community development.  Michael received his Bachelor of Science degree and his Masters of Science degree in Management and Administration from National Louis University in Evanston, IL  He is also a 2017 graduate of Joseph Business School in Forest Park, IL
Michael is married to Rev. Evelyn. Together they have been blessed with three daughters along with their two dogs.

Cindy Maxstadt
Business Manager

Cindy joined Elderday Center as the Office Manager in October, 2016. She previously spent 26 years at an accounting firm in Aurora. Cindy is Elderday's business manager. Cindy lives in St. Charles with her husband Phil and enjoys cooking for her 6 grandchildren. She is the proud  owner of Elderday's  " Emotional Support Bichon Frise" Max.
 

Nancy Cruise
Program
Nurse

Nancy joined the Elderday team in July of 2018 after retiring from Northwestern Medicine as a Lead Nurse and Health and Wellness Nurse at an assisted living facility. She is the Elderday Client Program Manager. She has 43 years of experience as an RN in hospital and long-term care settings as a nurse, director of nursing, skilled nursing facility administrator and corporate nurse consultant. She is a graduate of the University of Minnesota. She lives in Batavia with her husband and the Elderday Center " Emotional Support Puppy " Beau.

Beth Jones
Lead Program Specialist

Beth joined the Elderday Team in 2020 as a Program Specialist. She was promoted to Lead Program Specialist in June 2021.

Beth has 8 years working in Early Childhood Education enabling her to gain skills to lead and organize the program staff in everyday activities. She has personal experience dealing with dementia and Alzheimer's Disease.

Beth was also a caregiver for her mom, Gail who lived with her and was a previous Pearl at Elderday for 4 years.

Beth has been a resident of Geneva with her husband Bill for the past 36 years. The couple has 2 children and enjoy spending time with their family and pets.


Theresa Ferris 
Program Specialist

Theresa became part of the Elderday team in May 2021.

Her bubbly personality and kind heart makes her a perfect fit as an Elderday Program Specialist.

Theresa's 14-year experience in Early Childhood Education has allowed her to develop programming and crafts that delight the Pearls. Her Dad jokes are epic and always bring a smile to the Pearl's faces.

Theresa and her husband Marty are 21-year residents of Geneva. They have four children, two dogs, and enjoy spending quality family time together.