RADFORD, Va., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CCR (Commonwealth Care of Roanoke) is pleased to announce new leadership role for our respected principal. Deborah L. Petrine has been named CCR's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Deborah L. Petrine founded CCR and opened its first facility in 2001. From her hands-on start as a nursing home secretary and receptionist, Ms. Petrine has accumulated a list of distinguished achievements. She co-founded and served as President of Colonial Care, LLC, which was purchased in 1998 by Tandem Health Care, Inc. She has, among other accomplishments, received the prestigious James G. Dunton Lifetime Achievement Award for her service to Virginia seniors and served as Chair of the Virginia Health Care Association. Ms. Petrine earned her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and is currently Vice-Rector of the Board of Visitors. She also serves on Virginia Tech's Pamplin College Management Department Advisory Board and holds a lifetime membership in the Women in Leadership and Philanthropy. Ms. Petrine previously served as President and CEO of CCR.
CCR (Commonwealth Care of Roanoke, Inc.), founded in 2001, currently operates twelve centers in Virginia. The core business values – service, commitment and integrity – are the guiding principles of the organization. CCR is recognized as a leader in Virginia for providing quality services and being a stable, compliant fiscal operator. The founder and key managers of the organization are involved in numerous statewide initiatives for culture change, quality improvement and maintaining financial viability for long-term care providers. CCR's senior management group collectively has over 165 years of experience in the senior care profession. Likewise, the company is a Virginia-based company that is committed to participating in the Medicaid and Medicare programs and caring for the frail and indigent.