Monthly Archives: October 2017

Bonnie Stepanian Named Executive Director at Primrose Retirement Community of Marion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OCTOBER 4, 2017

MARION, OH – Primrose Retirement Community of Marion has hired Bonnie Stepanian to be their new Executive Director.  She began her duties in August, and will oversee the day-to-day operations of the community.

Bonnie Stepanian

Bonnie Stepanian

Stepanian has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Bowling Green State University.  She brings 27 years of healthcare experience with her to Primrose in a combination of nursing care and assisted living environments.

“Primrose has true respect for seniors and a desire to maintain a beautiful, amenity-rich environment,” Stepanian said.  “I have a passion for serving seniors, and am excited to be part of the team at Primrose,” she added.

“We’re very excited to have Bonnie in her new role,” said Primrose Regional Operations Manager Jill Yetzer.  “Her enthusiasm and drive will help Primrose continue in our mission of providing an amazing experience for our incredible residents.  We’re confident that she and her team will do great things for Primrose of Marion.”

Primrose Retirement Community of Marion, located at 1550 Wellness Drive, consists of 36 Independent Living apartments, 32 Assisted Living apartments, and 12 Townhome Villas.

For additional information, please contact Dan Smilloff, Communications Manager, at dsmilloff@primroseretirement.com or by calling 605-226-3300 ext. 3982.

Keith Howard Named Sales Director at Primrose Retirement Community of Gillette

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OCTOBER 4, 2017

GILLETTE, WY – Primrose Retirement Community of Gillette has hired Keith Howard to be their new Sales Director.  Howard began his duties in September and will oversee all the marketing and sales efforts, as well as public relations events and community outreach, for Primrose of Gillette.

Keith Howard

Keith Howard

Howard has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Wyoming, and a Master of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Phoenix.  Prior to joining Primrose, he worked as a Substance Abuse and Suicide Prevention Specialist for the Prevention Management Organization of WY.

“I am excited to share my love for Gillette, my passion for providing exceptional customer service, and my enthusiasm for Primrose,” said Howard.  He is an active member of the Gillette community where he lives with his wonderful wife and two beautiful children.  Together they enjoy skiing, fishing, camping, and card & board games in their free time.

Primrose Retirement Community of Gillette, located at 921 Mountain Meadow Lane, consists of 39 Independent Living apartments and 40 Assisted Living apartments.

For additional information, please contact Dan Smilloff, Communications Manager, at dsmilloff@primroseretirement.com or by calling 605-226-3300 ext. 3982.

Keli Causey Named Director of Nursing at Primrose Retirement Community of Decatur

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OCTOBER 4, 2017

DECATUR, IL – Primrose Retirement Community of Decatur has hired Keli Causey to be their new Director of Nursing.  Causey began her duties on August 16th.  In this role, she will guide and oversee the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Leslie Strohl, manage the nursing staff.  She will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Keli Causey

Keli Causey

A graduate of Richland Community College, Causey previously worked as the Employee Health Services Coordinator at Decatur Memorial Hospital and the Director of Nursing at Evergreen Senior Living before joining Primrose.

“I immediately fell in love with the residents and staff at Primrose,” said Causey.  I look forward to my future here at Primrose, and am excited to coordinate the best care possible for our residents and their families,” she added.

“We’re very lucky to have Keli,” said Primrose Executive Director Leslie Strohl.  “She has a true passion for people and will be a great addition to our Primrose Team.”

Primrose Retirement Community of Decatur, located at 1145 West Arbor Drive, consists of 36 Independent Living apartments, 32 Assisted Living apartments, and 12 Townhome Villas.

For additional information, please contact Dan Smilloff, Communications Manager, at dsmilloff@primroseretirement.com or by calling 605-226-3300 ext. 3982.