Village On The Isle announces new incoming C.E.O.
VENICE, FLORIDA: Village On The Isle today announced that its Board of Trustees has named Joel Anderson as its incoming Chief Executive Officer effective January 1, 2016. Anderson will succeed Tom Kelly who officially announced his retirement earlier this year after serving as the Chief Executive Officer since March 2001.
“Our board of trustees, staff and residents of Village On The Isle as well as many others are very thankful for Mr. Kelly’s dedication and years of service as Chief Executive Officer,” said Dr. Earl Alton, board chairman. “We are also very pleased, after a comprehensive search, to name Joel Anderson as the new Chief Executive Officer. We look forward to his contributions as we further the organization’s mission and goals.”
Mr. Anderson has more than 23 years of executive experience in senior living. He most recently served as a chief executive advisor for Omega Communities and as vice-president of Lee Healthcare Resources, a non-profit support organization of Lee Memorial Health System, where he was responsible for the oversight of a group of companies including Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida, a non-profit continuing care retirement community in Fort Myers. Notably, Mr. Anderson was appointed by Governor Rick Scott to Florida’s Continuing Care Advisory Council in 2013. He also has served as a board trustee for LeadingAge Florida, a statewide association representing non-profit organizations of care and service for senior adults. Earlier this year, Mr. Anderson was recognized for his contributions to the industry with the distinguished Chairman’s Award. Mr. Anderson’s education includes a Master of Arts degree from the Erickson School of Aging at UMBC in Baltimore, Maryland and an undergraduate degree in Business and Healthcare Administration.
Mr. Anderson commented, “I am honored and excited about joining the team at Village On The Isle and look forward to working with the broader community of Venice. It is evident Village On The Isle is a very special place and is highly-regarded with the region and state. They have a wonderful ministry and tradition for which I intend to uphold for many years to come.”
About Village On The IsleVillage On The Isle is a full service, not-for-profit, faith based, continuing care retirement community located about a half mile from the Gulf of Mexico in beautiful Venice, Florida. For more information, please visit www.VillageOnTheIsle.com