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Oak Crest Names William Tian as Associate Executive Director

March 8, 2019

Parkville, Maryland—Oak Crest named William Tian to serve as Associate Executive Director.

Mr. Tian brings an impressive professional background in operations, health care and dining to Oak Crest, a retirement community developed and managed by Erickson Living.  Previously, he worked for Genesis Healthcare, serving as Division Vice President of Dining & Allied Clinical Services.  His region encompassed 245 properties located in 19 states.

In his new leadership position, Mr. Tian will support day-to-day operations at the 87-acre campus that is home to more than 2,100 residents in independent living, assisted living and skilled nursing neighborhoods.  

"It is a pleasure to welcome Bill to the Oak Crest family," stated Mark Roussey, Executive Director.  "His professional achievements mesh nicely with our mission-oriented culture as he will strengthen the leadership team and enhance our commitment to resident satisfaction and employee engagement.  Bill will also partner with Erickson Living on a number of projects including our long-term planning."

Mr. Tian earned a Bachelor's of Science degree in biology from the College of William and Mary in Virginia and holds certifications in culinary arts, food & hospitality management and adult education techniques from the Culinary Institute of America.  He has also received several professional certifications through his affiliation with the American Culinary Federation.

A resident of Reisterstown, he volunteers with Special Olympics of Maryland.

About Oak Crest: Oak Crest, situated on a scenic 87-acre campus in Parkville, Maryland, is one of 20 continuing care retirement communities developed and managed by Erickson Living®.  The community is home to 2,100 residents who are supported by a team of more than 1,250 employees.  Additional information about Oak Crest can be found at