Matt Thompson is responsible for ensuring that all residents receive compassionate, respectful care. He oversees the overall operations of the building and strives to ensure that all residents, visitors, and employees feel welcome and valued. Matt’s mission is to provide the best home for all who reside at Columbia Heights.
Matt passionately invests in people. He has been in leadership roles throughout his life and prefers to be in a state of perpetual growth. He has worked in Assisted Living/Memory Care leadership roles in both North Dakota and South Dakota. He began his career in long-term care through an Executive Director in Training (EDIT) program. Through the EDIT program, he traveled through 6 states learning from dozens of leaders, helped to stabilize struggling communities, and gained great perspective on how leadership affects the culture and success of a community.
Matt received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Augustana University in Sioux Falls. Matt majored in English, minored in Communications, and took numerous marketing courses.
Matt is married to his best friend, Jen, and is happy to live in the land of 10,000 lakes. As an avid outdoorsman, he loves to exercise, travel, and explore new terrain on his bike. He views each day as a new adventure waiting to be explored.
Director of SalesBio
Director of Sales
My name is Sonja Kohns, and I am the Sales Director for New Perspective Senior Living. I believe that everyone deserves to “Live Life on Purpose” and that our communities allow seniors to do this. My passion is helping seniors and their families through the process of finding a solution for senior housing needs. The best place to start is to come to visit our community, I would love the opportunity to meet with you!