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Sonida Senior Living names Tabitha Obenour chief clinical officer
Tabitha Obenour has been named chief clinical officer of Sonida Senior Living.
Obenour joins Sonida from senior living provider Enlivant, where she was the company’s vice president of clinical quality and compliance. Prior to Enlivant, Obenour spent nine years at Genesis Healthcare.
Obenour earned her undergraduate degree in nursing from Chamberlain University and her associate degree in nursing from Marion Technical College.
Retirement Unlimited Inc. promotes Angela Whitlock to senior executive director
Angela Whitlock has been promoted to senior executive director at Retirement Unlimited Inc.
Whitlock joined RUI in 2022 with more than years of experience in the senior living and medical care industries. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Radford University and her Master of Arts in gerontology from the University of Southern California.
The Ridge Senior Living names Micki Cianciosi executive director of The Ridge Foothill
Micki Cianciosi has been named executive director of The Ridge Foothill.
Cianciosi has more than 30 years of experience in the senior living industry. Previously, she was an executive director at an assisted living and memory support community in Walnut Creek, CA. Prior to that, she took on several traveling executive director roles.
Cianciosi has an undergraduate degree in organizational development and her master’s work is in health services administration.
The Watermark at Bellevue appoints Shawn Jervis executive director
Shawn Jervis has been appointed campus executive director at The Watermark at Bellvue, an independent living, assisted living and memory care community in Bellevue, WA.
Jervis brings years of experience in senior living and luxury hospitality to the community, where he is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations, upholding service standards, and furthering the community’s lifestyle. He also will guide the community’s new independent living tower, which will open in 2024 adjacent to the existing assisted living and memory care building. The new building will bring 155 independent living apartments.
Jervis joins The Watermark at Bellevue from Aegis Living in Mercer Island, WA, and previously Aegis Living Bellevue Overlake. Before working in senior living, Jervis spent 25 years in hospitality, leading renowned hotels across the country, including the Embassy Row Hotel in Washington DC, and Terranea Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. Recently, he oversaw the rebranding of YOTEL in Washington DC, which included a $40 million renovation.
Jervis also served in the US Marine Corps and is a Gulf War Veteran. He also served in the Hawaii Army National Guard.
The Watermark at West Palm Beach names Kevin Mitzner executive director
Kevin Mitzner has been appointed executive director at The Watermark at West Palm Beach, a community that opened in the spring in downtown West Palm Beach, FL.
Mitzner brings almost two decades of experience in senior living to The Watermark at West Palm Beach. He will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of the community and ensuring that its members thrive.
He joins The Watermark at West Palm Beach from Sunrise Senior Living’s Stratford Court at Boca Pointe. He most recently was the community’s associate executive director, a role he held for five years, directly overseeing the 155-bed assisted living neighborhood and supporting independent living and skilled nursing during transitions.
The Watermark at West Palm Beach opened in March 2023 as part of Watermark’s Élan collection of senior living communities with a luxury wellness resort mindset.
Woodleigh Chase names Tyler Kypers associate executive director
Tyler Kypers has been named associate executive director of Woodleigh Chase, an Erickson Senior Living-managed community in Fairfax, VA.
Kypers began his career with the company 15 years ago as a student server at the Cedar Crest retirement community in New Jersey. Most recently, he was director of finance at Siena Lakes in Florida. Before this role, he was a business office manager and a community financial analyst at Lantern Hill in New Jersey.
Kypers holds an MBA from William Paterson University and an undergraduate degree in history from Montclair State University.
Silverstone Senior Living names Toni McCarthy senior living sales counselor at The Seneca
Toni McCarthy has been named a senior living sales counselor at The Seneca, a Silverstone Senior Living community in Rockville, MD.
Before joining The Seneca, McCarthy served in roles such as sales counselor and social worker in assisted living communities, nursing homes and rehab facilities. She brings almost two decades of experience in admissions and sales to her new position.
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