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Glenmeadow Promotes Four to New Vice President Posts

LONGMEADOW — Glenmeadow recently announced it has promoted four longtime staff leaders to newly created vice president positions to improve organizational communication, streamline decision-making, and complement its approach to providing care to older adults.

“This recognition of dedicated employees also reflects our mission to nurture the mind, body, and spirit of those we serve and employ,” said President and CEO Anne Thomas. “I am confident this realignment of the leadership structure will strengthen our focus on wellness and optimal health for all.”

Thomas noted that Glenmeadow’s senior leadership team represents a combined 67 years of service and commitment to Glenmeadow. “Staff longevity throughout our organization is strong, and we remain deeply committed to providing a premier level of service and support to residents, clients, families, and for Lifestyle Pass members, who live in the region and access our services for a fee.”

Leaders who have been promoted to new posts are:

  • Emily Perkins formerly served as director of Glenmeadow at Home, which offers a wide range of services to Glenmeadow residents as well as those living in their own homes in Greater Springfield. Perkins has been named vice president of health and wellness. In this new role, she will oversee management of the Glenmeadow Assisted Living Program, Social Services and Life Enrichment;
  • Linda Edwards, director of marketing, has been named vice president of Marketing and Strategic Initiatives. In addition to marketing and sales oversight, Edwards has responsibility for brand development and public relations. Until a new candidate is found to lead Glenmeadow at Home, Edwards will also serve as interim director. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and English and is currently enrolled in a master’s program. Edwards has been part of the management team since 2003;
  • David Leslie, controller, has been named vice president of Finance. In addition to financial management, he oversees information technology, housekeeping, and plant operations. Leslie holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting and a master of business administration in health care. Leslie has been part of Glenmeadow’s management team since 1996; and
  • Anne Miller, assistant administrator, has been named vice president of operations. She oversees human resources, dining services, and the concierge. Miller holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology. She has been part of Glenmeadow’s management team since 2001.

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