BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Omega Communities, LLC today announced that its board of directors has appointed Joel Anderson as Omega's chief financial officer and also chief operating officer for Omega Communities of Florida, effective May 1, 2015. Mr. Anderson, a seasoned executive in the aging services industry, has been appointed at a time where Omega is expanding its footprint of senior living properties in the state of Florida.
Mr. Anderson has more than 22 years of experience in operating senior living communities and a proven track record of success across the full continuum. Prior to joining Omega, Mr. Anderson was the vice president of Lee Healthcare Resources, a non-profit support organization of Lee Memorial Health System, where he was responsible for both the operations and financial oversight of a group of companies including Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida, an upscale continuing care retirement community in Fort Myers. Anderson also has held executive positions with other organizations serving in operations, finance and strategic planning. Notably, Anderson was appointed by Governor Rick Scott to Florida's Continuing Care Advisory Council in 2013. He also most recently served as a member of the board of trustees for LeadingAge Florida, a statewide association representing the full continuum of care for seniors. Mr. Anderson earned a Master of Arts degree from The Erickson School of Aging at UMBC in Baltimore, Maryland and an undergraduate degree in Business and Healthcare Administration.
"We searched extensively to find the right person for Omega to further the establishment of a premier senior services model, and we knew Joel's experience and proven leadership was exactly what we needed," said Pat Trammell, chairman and president of Omega's board of directors and founding principal. "Joel has the expertise and compassion to help us deliver on the values and principles we have set out to champion in the development and operations of high-quality senior living communities."
Mr. Anderson commented, "I am very excited to be part of Omega's team. From my very first conversation, I felt a strong connection with Omega's mission and their desire to create a very special organization to serve seniors. I look forward to our future successes together."
About Omega Communities
Omega Communities has positioned itself to be the lead developer and operator of Senior Living Communities in affinity relationships with significant and growing local churches and other mission-based organizations. Omega offers preferred locations, superior services and care, and properties adjacent to community-impacting churches. Omega residents come from the sponsoring church membership, the surrounding community, and from families desiring to relocate aging parents. By capitalizing on the vast experience in development, architecture, financing, marketing and relationships in the faith-based community, Omega is able to execute an innovative strategy to meet the substantial senior housing demands for the future. Omega intends to develop a minimum of 30 senior living communities over the next decade. For more information, go to www.OmegaCommunities.org, or contact Brooke West at 205.871.8131, ext. 12 and [email protected].
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