MINNEAPOLIS, April 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Goodman Group announced today that Craig Edinger has been promoted to chief executive officer. Edinger, who most recently served as chief operating officer and executive-in-charge, succeeds John B. Goodman, who led the company since 1976 and passed away March 20, 2016, from complications following a heart attack.
Edinger has been with The Goodman Group for 12 years, having worked closely with John B. Goodman and his father, Sidney A. Goodman, who founded the company in 1965. Edinger has the loyalty of the organization and a clear understanding of John's enduring vision.
Edinger commented, "I am honored for the opportunity to lead this exceptional organization and look forward to building upon the strong foundation that John and his father created. I am deeply committed to The Goodman Group's mission of putting our residents at the heart of everything we do."
As chief operating officer, Edinger was responsible for the company's operational and business functions of its 70 senior living and health care, residential and commercial properties. Prior to that, he was vice president of senior living & health care. Edinger has more than 27 years of experience in senior living and the post-acute care continuum.
Edinger has a Master of Health Care Administration from University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., and a Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration from University of Wisconsin Eau Claire.
About The Goodman Group
The Goodman Group, a Chaska, Minn.-based international company, is a leader in developing and managing senior living communities, residential communities and commercial properties. The Goodman Group is a privately held company with 50 years of experience, overseeing communities with more than 13,800 residents and 4,300 team members in 10 states and the United Kingdom. Platinum Service® is the centerpiece of The Goodman Group's promise to deliver an unparalleled service experience. We specialize in the development of proprietary programs and services to encourage residents' optimal wellbeing. Recipient of the 2014 Performance Excellence Advancement Level Award, based on Malcolm Baldrige Criteria. First long-term care and residential living provider in Minnesota to be proclaimed a Yellow Ribbon Company. Visit TheGoodmanGroup.com or call 952-361-8000.
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