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Meet the Team


Executive Director

Amanda Kridel 

Amanda Kridel is a native of Columbus Texas. She joined the Senior Connections team in the Spring of 2023. Hired as the Director of Marketing and Development she has now transitioned into the role of Executive Director.

Proud graduate of TCU, she brings a diverse professional background spanning marketing, restaurant management, practice management, and non-profit board service. Amanda brings a multifaceted perspective to her leadership role. She is deeply rooted in the community and committed to the success and growth of Senior Connections.

Outside of her professional endeavors, Amanda finds joy in spending quality time with her family. She shares her life with her husband, Blake, and their three children, Hayes, Anna, and George.

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Program Director

Stephanie Shroyer

Stephanie has called Fayette County home since 1976 and an active resident of Schulenburg for the past 12 years.


Her experience as an educator at the Family Crisis Center and Youth and Family Services demonstrates her
unwavering dedication to supporting and empowering individuals. With a background in arts education as an instructor at Arts for Rural Texas, Stephanie has a strong
foundation in fostering creativity and personal growth among individuals of all ages. As Program Director at Senior Connections, Stephanie will utilize her unique blend of skills to create meaningful programs and services for our members, ensuring their well-being and enhancing their quality of life.

Stephanie is known for her nature-inspired art; she loves to teach, garden, read, and listen to audiobooks! She looks forward to getting to know our members and learning their interests too! We are all looking forward to her injecting her smile and her style into the daily operations at Senior Connections.

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