Promotions & New Hires
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE WEDNESDAY, 12/4/19
CONTACT: Lenora D'Apice, VP of Development & Marketing, 315.235.7110 | firstname.lastname@example.org
COMMUNITY WELLNESS PARTNERS ANNOUNCES PROMOTIONS & NEW HIRES
Community Wellness Partners – the affiliation of LutheranCare® and Presbyterian Homes & Services - is pleased to announce the following career placements on both campuses:
Corina Chrystie has been named to the position of Vice President of Human Resources. She has spent the last 10 years of her career working in managerial roles in that department for Presbyterian Homes & Services and will now be responsible for the Human Resource functions related to the whole of Community Wellness Partners. A 2008 graduate of Utica College and recipient of an MBA degree through the SUNY Institute of Technology, Corina received the “Outstanding Graduate Student in Human Resources Award” for the highest GPA in that concentration;
Carrie Roth, former Director of Lifestyle Enrichment for the adult home, has been promoted to Administrator of the Lutheran Home of Central New York. A graduate of Utica College, Carrie has worked in various positions at LutheranCare® over the last 20 years, most recently responsible for the programming for members of the adult home as well as Program Coordinator for Your Neighbors, Inc., a volunteer-based program dedicated to serving the frail, elderly and those with limited independence in the greater Utica area;
Mark Chrzanowski has taken the position of Director of Education for Community Wellness Partners, responsible for the oversight of the training and education of all team members within the organization. He proudly served as a member of the United States Navy until his retirement in August of 2013 with the rank of Senior Chief. Mark received his Bachelor’s degree in Management from Campbell University, an Associate degree in Nursing from St. Joseph’s College of Nursing followed by a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Nursing from Le Moyne College. He has held various positions throughout his career, most recently at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse, NY where he worked as a staff nurse, clinical coordinator, unit manager and in post-operative care;
Combining over 150 years of service, Community Wellness Partners is a faith-based, 501(c)(3) nonprofit affiliation of LutheranCare® and Presbyterian Homes & Services. This affiliation offers the most complete continuity of health and wellness services for older adults in Oneida County New York. Community Wellness Partners employs 980 individuals and serves nearly 1,300 older adults each day throughout its continuum which includes Home Care, Independent Living and Assisted Living, Rehabilitation, Skilled Nursing and more.
For further information, contact Lenora D’Apice, VP of Development and Marketing at 315.235.7110.
LUTHERAN HOME AWARDED $500,000 GRANT TO HELP SUPPORT CAREGIVERS OF MEMORY-IMPAIRED LOVED ONES IN RURAL AREAS
The Lutheran Home of Central New York, an affiliate of Community Wellness Partners, has been awarded $500,000 from the New York State Department of Health.
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