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Greenspring Welcomes Melissa Robson as Associate Executive Director

November 26, 2018

Greenspring recently welcomed Melissa Robson as Associate Executive Director.

Melissa brings more than 24 years of strong clinical and leadership experience in acute care services to Greenspring. She recently served as a Senior Vice President with Novant UVA Health Systems and served in the role of chief operating and clinical officer. Prior to this role, she served as President, Novant Health in the Northern Virginia market. 

Melissa led the merger and integration of Prince William Health System and Novant Health, establishing the first Novant Health market outside of North Carolina. During her role with Novant Health, she led the design, development and opening of two 60-bed hospitals in North Carolina and Virginia. Prior to her work in Virginia, Melissa held roles include chief operating and chief nursing officer for Novant Health Rowan Regional Hospital in Salisbury, NC.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from Gardner Webb University in Charlotte, North Carolina and earned her Masters of Health Administration from Pfeiffer University.

"Greenspring is pleased to welcome Melissa Robson as our new Associate Executive Director," said Chandra Kumar, Executive Director at Greenspring. "Her wealth of knowledge and experience will be a tremendous benefit to our staff and residents as Greenspring continues to evolve to meet the demands of today's seniors. We look forward to her contributions as we implement the next phases of our master plan to advance Greenspring's commitment to person-centered care and the best in active retirement living."

About Greenspring: Greenspring, one of 19 continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living®, is situated on a scenic 58-acre campus in Springfield, Virginia. The community is located in Fairfax County and is home to nearly 2,000 residents who are supported by a team of more than 1,000 employees. Additional information about Greenspring can be found at