Karen Pehrson Named Executive Director at Primrose Retirement Community of Mankato


MANKATO, MN – Primrose Retirement Community of Mankato has promoted former Sales Director Karen Pehrson to be their new Executive Director.  Former Executive Director Carol Armendariz is now a Primrose Regional Operations Manager.  In her new role, Pehrson will oversee the day-to-day operations of the community.

Karen Pehrson

Karen Pehrson

Pehrson is a graduate of South Central College and holds a life, health and long term care license.  Prior to joining Primrose in 2014, she spent five years at DuPont Pioneer handling administrative and project coordination for the sales leadership team in Southern MN, and before that, seven years in client services.

“Coming to Primrose helps me to expand on my passion to help others,” Pehrson said.  “I want to help individuals find the best way through their life journey, and to share in their happiness,” she added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Mankato, located at 1360 Adams Street, consists of 34 independent living apartments and 23 assisted-living apartments.

For additional information, please contact Dan Smilloff, Communications Manager, at dsmilloff@primroseretirement.com or by calling 605-226-3300 ext. 3982.