VERO BEACH, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#watercrestlakenona—Watercrest
Senior Living Group principals Marc
Vorkapich, CEO and Joan
Williams, CFO are proud to announce the promotion of Michele
Thompson to Chief Operating Officer, a new role at Watercrest.
Thompson joined Watercrest in 2013 as Vice President of Operations, and
has successfully driven the startup and operations of multiple brands of
assisted living and memory care communities developed, owned and
operated by Watercrest Senior Living Group.
As Chief Operating Officer for Watercrest, Thompson brings over 18 years
of accomplishment as a highly effective team leader, driving outstanding
financial performance and implementing innovative management strategies
as a result of her comprehensive knowledge of the senior living
“Michele is a tremendous asset and invaluable partner, her unique
leadership skills and passion for serving seniors have been a driving
force in the growth of Watercrest and our ability to significantly
impact the lives of seniors and associates,” says Marc
Vorkapich, Principal and CEO of Watercrest Senior Living Group.
“This well-deserved promotion not only celebrates Michele’s copious
achievements and God-given talents, but also advances Watercrest’s
commitment to developing servant leaders.”
Thompson began her career working with dementia care residents and
quickly advanced into leadership roles with national providers Arden
Courts, Brookdale, Horizon Bay, and HRA.
“As a key contributor to the success of Watercrest, we are thrilled for
Michele to step into this critical role, expanding upon her
accomplishments in creating and modeling strategic efficiencies,” says Joan
Williams, Principal and CFO of Watercrest Senior Living Group.
Highly esteemed in the senior living industry, Thompson is a National
Certified Dementia Practitioner and previously served as National
Director of Dementia Services and Vice President of Operations for a
regional operating company, where she earned two Servant Leadership
Awards during her tenure.
“I’m humbled by the opportunity to further our growth and mission at
Watercrest by investing in the servant hearts of our associates, uniting
their talents and passions, and delivering exceptional standards of care
and enrichment for our seniors,” says Michele
Thompson, Chief Operating Officer for Watercrest Senior Living Group.
Watercrest Senior Living Group specializes in the development and
operations management of assisted living and memory care communities and
the growth of servant leaders. For more information, please visit www.watercrestslg.com.
For Watercrest Senior Living Group
Kathryn Vorkapich, 772-539-4553