Highland Springs Names Charles Thomas as Director of General Services

April 25, 2014

DALLAS, TX---Highland Springs, the Erickson Living retirement community in North Dallas, announced the appointment of Charles Thomas as the Director of General Services.
Mr. Thomas has worked his entire career in Facilities Management for five major universities and two large school districts in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.  He has served for seven years as the Assistant Superintendent for Facility Services for Arlington ISD and five years as Executive Director of Maintenance and Operations for Richardson ISD.  
In his new position, Mr. Thomas will provide daily leadership to Maintenance and Operations of the General Services Department as well as its Security Division.
He is a member of the Texas Energy Managers Association (TEMA), American Public Works Association (APWA), Association of Physical Plant Administrators (APPA) and the North Texas Maintenance & Operations (NTMO).
A resident of Richardson, TX, Mr. Thomas received his Master's degree in Public Administration from Indiana University and his Bachelor's degree in Industrial Technology from Indiana State University.
His higher education experience includes service at Virginia Tech, University of Notre Dame, Indiana University at South Bend Campus, Texas Christian University Physical Plant and Purdue University Physical Plant. 
The scenic 89-acre campus of Highland Springs provides a full continuum of care, featuring 437 residences in independent living that offer a variety of one and two bedroom floor plans and pricing options.  The Continuing Care neighborhood offers skilled nursing, assisted living, post-acute rehabilitation and memory-care services to residents and guests.

About Highland Springs:  Highland Springs is one of seventeen continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living.  Located in North Dallas, Texas, the scenic 89-acre campus is home to more than 650 residents.  Highland Springs is the ideal greater Dallas retirement destination offering a true sense of community, convenience beyond compare and a sensible financial structure.