Meet the team at Oak Park Village Hammond

Meet The Team

We have assembled a uniquely remarkable team of senior-living professionals at Oak Park Village At Hammond. Each one has extended experience and education in their fields of service and bring with them a deep passion for assisting seniors to live happier, longer. We invite you to learn more about them below. Schedule a time to personally meet them. It would be their pleasure to discuss your needs and show you why Oak Park Village Hammond is the right place for you to call home now and for years to come.


Tonya Ramsey - Executive Director

Tonya Ramsey brings 25 years of management experience from both the health care and social services sector. She is a native Louisianan but has traveled the world extensively for business and pleasure. Tonya graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University earning a Bachelors Degree in Behavioral Science. She is also a certified, Level 4 Assisted Living Administrator. Tonya delights in the fact that her community has that small-town feel, yet provides big-city amenities.

Eileen Kleinpeter - Director of Recreation and Events

Eileen Kleinpeter is very passionate about celebrating our seniors. From scheduled activities, to spontaneous activities, one can be sure that their loved one will be nurtured in mind, body, and spirit. Being a licensed and ordained minister, Eileen is very effective at engaging residents and team members, creating a warm family atmosphere that makes our community so special. Eileen has worked in this industry for over nine years, and plans on retiring doing what she loves.

Leonard Wicker - Executive Chef

Leonard Wicker has been with of Oak Park Village At Hammond for 9 years. Leonard started his career at the prestigious Delgado Culinary School in the city of New Orleans, where he was born and raised. He has been a chef since 1983, where he spent 27 years as the chef for a large medical facility. Using recipes from his mother and his culinary skills from Delgado, Leonard specializes in creating ‘down-home’ cooking and comfort food for our residents to enjoy.