Michael White Co-Owner

Mike, the co-owner of Caslen Living Centers, Inc., has worked over 35 years in the healthcare industry. He was born and raised in Plentywood, Montana, received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Montana, and then went on to become a CPA. Over his career, Mike has worked for some of the largest healthcare companies in the United States, such as Life Care Centers of America, The Hillhaven Corporation, Vencor, and Atria Assisted Living. In 2001, he and several family members founded their first assisted living facility in Billings, Montana under the name Butterfly Homes. With continued ownership in Butterfly Homes, Mike and Gayle founded Caslen Living Centers in 2006. Mike and his wife Janet were married in 1988 and together they have two children Christopher and Stephanie.


Gayle Laufer Co-Owner

Gayle, the co-owner of Caslen Living Centers, Inc., retired from her oil and gas accounting practice in 2007. Born in Beach, ND, near her grandparents’ farm in Wibaux, MT, she was raised primarily in the State of Washington. She attended Western Washington University where she was a Chemistry major, before transferring to the University of Minnesota and studying management and business. Gayle spent 10 years of her career working in oil and gas in Minneapolis, MN, before she established her own accounting business in Bothell, WA. In 2001, she had the opportunity to partner with Mike in founding Butterfly Homes. Gayle is married to Wayne. They have five grown children and seven grandchildren. They split their time between San Juan Island, Washington, and Sanibel, Florida, but they come to Montana to hunt, fish and ski!


Michael Coe Director of Operations

Cynthia Schaff Controller

Cynthia Schaff joined the management team at Wolf Creek Enterprises and Caslen Living Centers in February 2018. She previously worked with her husband, Michael, in his family’s concrete business.

For the past 15 years, Cynthia wore a variety of hats while employed at R.L. Schaff Concrete Construction, Inc. More specifically, she spent the last five years as the office and batch plant manager.

Cynthia was born and raised in Billings, Montana, and graduated from Skyview High School in 1995. In 2000, she married and they are the proud parents to two amazing young men, Gus and Ashton.

The Schaff’s enjoy every moment together, especially when they are fishing, hiking, camping, and being in the outdoors. Besides spending time with them, Cynthia enjoys discovering new places and trying new cuisines.


Kelsi Frederic Admin Asst