Senior Operations Executive with Diverse Healthcare Management Experience Joins Corporate-based Leadership Team
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND ---March 29, 2013--- Erickson Living has named Christopher J. Emmett as regional vice president of operations. In his new leadership position, Chris will oversee the company's campus operations in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Michigan and Kansas.
Chris began his career with Erickson Living in 1996. He has held several management positions with the company, which reflect his superior leadership skills and expertise in healthcare and strategic management. For the past eight years, he has served as the executive director at Highland Springs, in Dallas, Texas. Other career positions with Erickson Living include: senior administrator, administrator, and assistant administrator of the continuing care neighborhood at Oak Crest, in Parkville, Maryland; and, assistant administrator, assisted living administrator, special projects manager and health services business manager at Charlestown in Catonsville, Maryland.
"It's exciting to welcome back to Baltimore one of this company's most talented and respected leaders," said Debra B. Doyle, chief operating officer. "Chris has a true passion and commitment in working with a highly engaged staff to maximize resident satisfaction, employee engagement, and financial performance. His dedication and expertise will help us further serve the senior marketplace with a strong, stable and efficient operational platform."
Chris holds a graduate degree in aging studies from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and an undergraduate degree in business from Towson University, Maryland. He is a licensed Maryland nursing home administrator and currently serves on the board of LeadingAge Texas.
About Erickson Living: Based in Baltimore, Maryland, Erickson Living is a nation-leading developer and manager of continuing care retirement communities. The Erickson Living network currently comprises sixteen campuses in Colorado, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia, which together are home to more than 22,000 residents and employ more than 12,000 people. Further information regarding Erickson Living is available at: www.ericksonliving.com.