New Vice-President of Operations
Michelle, of Bedford, Pa, comes to Landis Homes with more than two decades of experience in Continuing Care Retirement Communities. Since 2015, she has served as the CEO at Laurel View Village, Davidsville, Pa. Prior to that, she was the Executive Director at Luther Crest in Allentown. In addition, Michelle served at Frederick Living in Frederick, Pa, in a variety of capacities including VP of Operations, VP of Marketing, and Personal Care Administrator.
Michelle’s undergraduate degree in Sociology is from Cedar Crest College in Allentown. She has done graduate work in Social Relations at Lehigh University, in Marketing at DeSales University, and in Organizational Leadership and Development at Eastern University.
Landis Communities CEO/President Larry Zook shared, “We look forward to Michelle joining the Landis Homes community. We value her leadership experience in senior living and her support of our mission at Landis Homes.”
Michelle will succeed Eva Bering who retires after 17 years with Landis Homes.
Michelle will guide and support the work of a number of departments at Landis Homes. These include Healthcare, Personal Care and Residential Living, as well as the directors of Campus Services, Dining, Life Enrichment, Outcome Management and Risk Management/Compliance. She will also serve as liaison with RehabCare and Phoebe Pharmacy.
Commenting on this appointment, Michelle said, “I believe that every day is about giving my best for God and following His plans. He has been so faithful through the years and I am grateful that Landis Homes is part of the journey He has planned for me.”