Movers & Shakers: Civitas Senior Living Names New COO, President

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Civitas Senior Living Names New COO, President

Civitas Senior Living has named Greg Anderson as executive vice president, Misty Miller as COO and Cooper Vittitow as president.


Vittitow, who previously worked as Civitas’ COO, is now tasked as president with overseeing operations and collaborating with CEO Wayne Powell on initiatives regarding innovation and the company’s future.

Miller, the company’s former chief wellness officer, is a registered nurse with more than 17 years of experience in the health and wellness field and in the senior living industry.

And in his new role, Anderson will now as executive vice president help oversee regional operations in addition to developing and overseeing special partnerships. Anderson was previously the company’s senior vice president of operations.


New Jewish Home Welcomes Senior VP of Business Development

The New Jewish Home has named Anne Meara to the role of senior vice president of business development.

In her new role, she will help strengthen existing programs, explore innovative resident and patient services ideas and models and promote the nonprofit’s older adult services to hospitals, physician groups and others in New York City.

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Meara has more than 25 years in the health care space, and previously led departments at the NYU Langone Health System and Montefiore Health System.

Erickson Living Community Names Executive Director

Oak Crest, an Erickson Living continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Parkville, Maryland, appointed Adam Dickson to serve as its associate executive director.

Dickson will now help support the community’s day-to-day operations and will focus on resident satisfaction and employee engagement.

Dickson has more than 10 years of experience with Erickson Living. He first served as a business office manager in 2010 and then as an administrator-in-training for Riderwood in Silver Spring, Maryland. In 2014, he then became assistant administrator of Oak Crest before being promoted to director of continuing care at Wind Crest in Denver, Colorado. Dickson returned to the Baltimore region to work as associate executive director for Charlestown in Catonsville, Maryland.

Benchmark Community Welcomes New Executive Director

Orchard Valley at Wilbraham, a Benchmark assisted living and memory care community in Wilbraham, Massachusetts, has named Catherine Williamson as its executive director.

Before her career in senior living, Williamson managed spas for hotels including the Four Seasons and The Ritz-Carlton. She also holds a master’s degree in gerontology from the University of Massachusetts Boston, and a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Howard University.

Summit Vista Names New Associate Executive Director

Summit Vista, a life plan community in Taylorsville, Utah, has promoted Marcus Cordova to the role of associate executive director.

His new role will task him with advising operational departments to ensure a high-quality resident experience. Before joining Summit Vista in 2017, he was owner and chef at a Denver-area country club, the executive chef and general manager of a specialty food market and the food and beverage director and executive chef for another retirement community.

Integrace Hires Director of Adult Day and Night Program

Integrace Copper Ridge, has named Sabrina Bruce-Rivera as director of the Peabody Club, an adult day and night program at the Sykesville, Maryland community.

In her new position, Bruce-Rivera will help oversee the daily operations and activities of the program.

Her experience includes a two-decade career as a registered nurse. She is also a former manager and owner of Grace Manor Senior Assisted Living in Gwynn Oak, Maryland.

Written by Tim Regan

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