Ledes from the Land of Enchantment

Movers & Shakers: Santa Fe Senior Living Names New CEO; Faulkner Design Promotions

Santa Fe Senior Living Appoints CEO

Ron Jennette will join Santa Fe Senior Living as president and COO of the company, he announced on LinkedIn. Jennette was previously the President and CEO of Methodist Retirement Communities.

Jennette paid homage to longtime predecessor Troy Holt, who is retiring, in his LinkedIn post.

Spinpoint finds new administrators

Springpoint announced the addition of David Weiner and Donna Schwartzman to the post of assistant manager / administrator for New Jersey communities.

Weiner joined the Maplewood, New Jersey, Winchester Gardens life plan community in November of that year.

Schwartzman will take on the same role in the Crestwood Manor life plan community in Whiting, New Jersey.

Laurel Circle adds 2 to its food and beverage team

Laurel Circle, the Life Plan community based in Bridgewater, New Jersey, has announced Chester Page and Will Patterson as their new Director of Food and Beverage Services and Executive Chef, respectively.

Both Page and Patterson are food and beverage industry veterans. Page brings 22 years of senior living experience to the position of Director, having spent most of his time serving as the director / interim director of culinary services at Winchester Garden.

Patterson brings nearly four decades of experience to his new role as head chef, mostly based in North Carolina. Patterson has cooked for Presidents George HW Bush, Clinton and Ford in particular.

Brandon Wilde finds his own enrichment manager, outside of the chaplain

Sarah Applebaum has been promoted to the role of Enrichment Manager with the Brandon Wilde active retirement community in Evans, Georgia.

Applebaum, who previously worked as a fitness trainer and wellness assistant, will be responsible for planning, planning and coordinating community activities tailored to the needs and desires of Brandon Wilde residents.

The company also named Chris Kerley as its new chaplain, a role that encompasses various aspects of spiritual enlightenment.

Kerley previously served as an interim chaplain at the University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia, and as the minister of youth in Evans, Georgia.

He has also worked in various administrative, human resources, health and wellness departments.

Faulkner Design promotes two women to management positions

Dallas-based Faulkner Design announced the promotion of Stacy Peters and Claudine Begay to director.

“This moment represents a crucial step in realizing our vision for the future of the Faulkner Design Group,” said CEO and Chief Creative Officer Adrienne Faulkner in a statement.

Stacy Peters, a registered interior designer, joined Faulkner in 1999. She currently leads a team from the first draft concept to the completion of a project.

Peters has worked with national developers, operators, architects and consultants throughout her career.

Begay a LEED employee, currently overseeing the design team from concept to construction documents. Begay has been in the design industry for 26 years and is characterized by passion and creativity.

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