Movers & Shakers: People and Positions For Week Of February 12, 2010

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Silverchair Learning Systems Lou Ann Robinson is new Director of Home Health Clinical Content; Vince Hockett is new Vice President of Product Marketing

Silverchair Learning Systems (SLS) announced two new additions to its Product Development Team. Lou Ann Robinson has joined the company as its Director of Home Health Clinical Content, and Vince Hockett has joined as Vice President of Product Marketing.


In her role as Director of Home Health Clinical Content, Ms. Robinson will review and develop content for Silverchair’s Home Health curriculum, as well as manage the accreditation process for courses. Prior to her new role, Ms. Robinson was with the Triad Group in North Carolina and served as a member of Silverchair Learning Systems’ Advisory Board.  Ms. Robinson brings more than 25 years of clinical nursing and managerial experience to Silverchair, specializing in Home Health for the last 17 years. Lou Ann is recognized for her expertise in process and performance analysis and improvement, knowledge of regulatory compliance, team building and results-oriented, outcomes-based business practices. She holds degrees in nursing from the University of North Carolina, Chapel-Hill and accounting from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte.

Vince Hockett has more than 20 years’ experience in marketing, business development, and business management with both start-ups and large multinational corporations. He has a BA in government from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from the University of Virginia’s Darden School of Business.

In his role as Vice President of Product Marketing, Mr. Hockett will lead Silverchair’s strategic and tactical marketing and product development efforts. Prior to his current role, Mr. Hockett was Vice President of Strategic Business Development with Chesapeake Corporation in Virginia.



Tim Maloney Named Executive Director of The Village at NorthRidge

The Village at NorthRidge, a new senior housing community developed and operated by Senior Resource Group (SRG), has appointed Tim Maloney as executive director.  He will oversee all operations for the soon-to-be completed 275-unit independent living/assisted living community located in the northwest San Fernando Valley.  Maloney brings more than 30 years of healthcare and senior housing experience to his new post, including more than a decade with SRG. He previously served as executive director of The Carlisle Naples – a 350-unit luxury senior living community in Naples, Florida, and as executive director at The Village at Sherman Oaks – a sister community to The Village at NorthRidge.

Prior to joining SRG, Maloney, who holds an undergraduate degree in Food and Housing and a Masters in Healthcare Administration from the University of Wisconsin, served as CEO of several hospitals, hospital systems and medical centers including Hollywood Community Hospital (Hollywood, Calif.), Clinical Diagnostic Radiology & Nuclear Medicine LTD (Phoenix, Ariz.) and Maui Memorial Hospital (Maui, Hawaii).


The Legacy at Preston Hollow Names Kimberlee Van Eyk Director of Business Development

Kimberlee Van Eyk has been named director of business development of The Legacy at Preston Hollow.  The announcement was made byMichael Ellentuck, president of The Legacy Senior Communities, Inc., the parent organization of The Legacy at Preston Hollow.

Van Eyk comes to The Legacy at Preston Hollow with more than 14 years of experience in the healthcare industry.  She began her career as a sales representative for Hewlett Packard in Sacramento, California, and then moved to Alameda, California, transitioning into the healthcare industry as a district manager for Critical Care America.  Subsequently she was a managed care specialist for Home Nutritional Services in San Francisco, and later worked as an executive account manager for Chartwell West, USCF Medical Center.  Van Eyk moved to Texas where she was director of business development for the Grand Prairie Healthcare Center, and also served as the director of marketing for Treemont Healthcare and Rehab Center.

“I am thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the dedicated team and staff at The Legacy at Preston Hollow,” said Van Eyk.  “It is gratifying to be a part of this wonderful community.”

Van Eyk graduated with a BS in Business Administration from California State University in Fresno.  She is currently a member of the Case Management Society of America, Marketing Plus, and Pi Sigma Epsilon Alumni Association.