A group of Leadership Academy fellows visited two provider organizations in Arizona: Archie Hendricks, Sr. Skilled Nursing Facility and La Posada at Park Centre. Dee Pekruhn, director of resident services at Westminster at Lake Ridge and a 2014 Academy Fellow reflected on the lessons of that trip.
Jill Vitale-Aussem is executive director of Christian Living Communities – Clermont Park, Denver, CO and a 2014 Leadership Academy Fellow. She reflects on her struggle as a leader to balance work demands with other aspects of life.
Rep. Rob Woodall (GA) recently visited Gwinnett Christian Terrace (GCT) in order to learn more about affordable senior housing in his district. Notably, this visit was made following up on a promise he made during a visit to his office as part of the 2013 PEAK Leadership Summit in Washington, DC.
Dana Chandler is the director of public relations, marketing and events at Gwinnett ChristianTerrace and is a 2013 Leadership Academy Fellow. LeadingAge invited Dana to reflect on her visit to Capitol Hill during the 2013 PEAK Leadership Summit.
Kelly Smith-Papa is the Corporate Director for Learning at Masonicare and is a 2007 Leadership Academy Fellow. LeadingAge invited Kelly to reflect on the Action Learning Project component of the Leadership Academy.
Laurie Mante is executive director of The Community Hospice, a member of The Eddy and St. Peter’s Health Partners, and a 2008 Leadership Academy Fellow. LeadingAge invited Laurie to write about how the Leadership Academy’s readings impact her to this day.
Suzanne Pugh is the President of Aldersgate in Charlotte, NC, and is a 2012 Leadership Academy Fellow. LeadingAge invited Suzanne to write about what she took away from her participation in the Academy’s study circle.