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2011 LeadingAge Leadership Academy Participant Wins Prestigious ABHOW Award

by Published On: Apr 09, 2012
Tom Dorough
Tom Dorough, left, receives his award.
Thom Dorough, executive director of The Terraces of Phoenix and a class of 2011 LeadingAge Leadership Academy member, has won the American Baptist Homes of the West (ABHOW) 2011 CCRC Executive Director of the Year Award.

Dorough, who oversees the operations of the 330-resident community, was cited by ABHOW for raising resident satisfaction, lowering staff turnover and increasing fundraising 1,100 percent during his four-year tenure.

“Having an opportunity to make a different in people’s lives, especially seniors’ lives, is really meaningful work,” said Dorough.

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