Michelle has overall responsibility for the operational and clinical results of the community. Surrounding herself with outstanding experts in their specific fields, Michelle has helped create a cohesive, caring, yet results-driven management team. Michelle joined the community in 2014, bringing with her a solid background in running complex continuing care retirement communities to success, while demonstrating high levels of resident and employee satisfaction.
Michelle has over 20 years of senior management experience, starting her career as a clinical nurse in medical intensive care. She worked in both hospital and home care administration, becoming the director of critical care and emergency services for Westchester County’s busiest emergency center. Michelle moved toward smaller organization management, and discovered her love of working with seniors in a setting that allows them to thrive in an environment of health and wellness, while also supporting those with medical needs.
In addition to her bachelor’s degree in nursing, Michelle has a Master of Science in management from Rennsalaer Polytechnic Institute, in Troy, New York, as well as a Master of Science in nursing administration from Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut. Michelle taught on the graduate faculty of Yale for seven years, specializing in human resource management for nurses. She is also a licensed nursing home administrator in Connecticut.
“I absolutely love the community and culture of Meadow Ridge. It’s a wonderful place to live and work, and I’m completely committed to helping the residents and employees grow and thrive here. It’s an extraordinary community!”