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Ashby Ponds Names Elizabeth Dunwoody as Sales Manager

June 10, 2020

Ashburn, Virginia—Ashby Ponds, a senior living community developed and managed by Erickson Living, promoted Elizabeth Dunwoody to the position of Sales Manager.

Ms. Dunwoody has been with Ashby Ponds since July 2017, beginning her career as Sales Associate where she focused on customer experience during events and enhanced the community's popular Live the Life Program.  In August 2019, she was promoted to Senior Sales Associate.  During this time, Ms. Dunwoody managed the administrative components of the realty and moving services program and developed an advanced proficiency with Salesforce.

As Sales Manager, she will be responsible for overseeing daily sales office operations and implementing strategies to achieve settlement goals in 2020 and beyond.  She will also supervise new sales associates and provide tactical support for the continued growth of Ashby Ponds.

"When John C. Maxwell wrote that 'relational skills are the most important abilities in leadership,' I'm sure he had a professional like Elizabeth in mind.  She delights in developing lasting partnerships and making the entire community invested in our success," stated Holly Henderson, Director of Sales. 

"We always knew that Elizabeth was a dedicated teammate and caring co-worker.  But this year during the COVID-19 pandemic response at Ashby Ponds, she elevated her performance more than ever.  She graciously accepted the challenge of molding the logistics of a new concierge program to serve our residents when they needed us most," noted Mrs. Henderson.  "We are proud of Elizabeth and confident in her continued success."

Ms. Dunwoody graduated from the University of Florida in 2014; she is currently pursuing a masters of business administration (MBA) with a concentration in health care at the Jack Welch Management Institute (JWMI) in Herndon.

A resident of Reston, Ms. Dunwoody is an active member of the ALS Association, VA/DC/MD chapter, and the University of Florida Alumni Association.

Ashby Ponds offers a variety of one-and two-bedroom floor plans and a host of amenities and services within its two independent living neighborhoods.

About Ashby Ponds: Ashby Ponds, one of 20 continuing care retirement communities developed and managed by Erickson Living®, is situated on a scenic 132-acre campus in Ashburn, Virginia.  The not-for-profit community of more than 1,660 residents and 550 employees is governed by its own board of directors, affiliated with National Senior Campuses, who provide independent financial and operational oversight of Ashby Ponds.  Additional information can be found at