Kari Dick, Executive Director at Touchmark at Harwood Groves in Fargo, North Dakota


Executive Director
Touchmark at Harwood Groves

As Executive Director for Touchmark at Harwood Groves, Kari oversees all aspects of the retirement community including cottage and apartment homes, Health & Fitness Club, independent and assisted living services, and memory care. She joined Touchmark in 2009.

Previously, Kari held several executive and administrative positions with the Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society in Washington and North Dakota. There, she was responsible for skilled nursing and assisted living as well as marketing, resource development, compliance, human resources, and other areas.

Kari earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Mary and graduated summa cum laude from Minnesota State University Moorhead with a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration and Gerontology.

Active in the community, Kari serves on the board of the North Dakota Long-Term Care Association. Each summer, she teaches a long-term care class at Minnesota State University Moorhead. Based on her effective and inspiring teaching, many interns from this program decide to do their internships at Touchmark. She also serves on the MSUM Community of Interest/Advisory Board for the school’s Health Services Administration Department.

Her interest in education and connecting with youth and children extends to high school students. She is a regular classroom speaker at the Health Careers classes at Sheyenne High School.

In 2019, she was recognized as a top leader in the field of long-term care and senior care as a Rising Star in the inaugural nationwide class for McKnight’s Women of Distinction awards.

Kari and her husband, Eric, have three daughters and a son. Away from work, she enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with family.


Kari from Touchmark at Harwood Groves in Fargo, North Dakota and her family in the San Juan Islands

When I have free time, I love to travel and spend time with my family.

- Kari Dick