Primrose of Lancaster Hires New Memory Care Director of Nursing

LANCASTER, OH – Primrose of Lancaster has hired Jennifer Feigley as their new Memory Care Director of Nursing.  She began her duties in January and in this role Feigley will guide and oversee the care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Adam Jones, manage the memory care nursing staff.  She will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Jennifer Feigley

Jennifer Feigley

Feigley has 15 years of experience in nursing, including working as an Registered Nurse at the Fairfield Medical Center.  She came to Primrose as the Assistant Director of Nursing in 2016 before assuming her new position in January.  “I came to Primrose because I was looking to grow as a nurse,” Feigley said.  “Primrose allows me to give back to the community I grew up in, and I am excited to get to know each resident,” she added.

“I look forward to getting to know all of or residents and going above and beyond to provide a person-centered approach to care,” Pitt said.  “I have tremendous respect for the knowledge, heart, and commitment that the Primrose team brings to the table each and every day,” she added.

“We are thrilled to have Jennifer on our team,” said Adam Jones, Executive Director at Primrose of Lancaster.  “Her love for the senior population is evident, and we are looking forward to a great future,” he added.

The 24-unit memory care community will open in the spring of 2018.  It is being built by The Douglas Company and financed by First Citizens Bank.

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

Primrose of Austin Hires New Sales Director

AUSTIN, MN– Primrose Retirement Community of Austin has hired Marie Trocinski to be their new Sales Director.  In this capacity, Trocinski will oversee all marketing and sales efforts, as well as public relations events and community outreach, for Primrose of Austin.

Marie Trocinski

Marie Trocinski

Trocinski Graduated from Riverland Community College with degrees in applied science, liberal arts, and a certificate in business.  She brings experience in sales, nursing, and customer service with her to Primrose.  “When I walked into the building, the warmth and welcoming atmosphere or Primrose was so inviting,” said Trocinski.  “I am so excited to get to know our current residents and to help new ones learn about what makes Primrose so special,” she added.

“We are very excited to have Marie as our Sales Director.” said Primrose Executive Director Annette Ross.  “She will bring a great deal of passion and energy for our prospective residents. I have no doubt that Marie will help take Primrose to the next level.”

Primrose Retirement Community of Austin, located at 1701 22nd Avenue SW, consists of 40 independent living apartment homes and 24 assisted-living apartment homes.

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

Primrose of Appleton Hires New Sales Director

APPLETON, WI – Primrose Retirement Community of Appleton has hired Gunnar Witthuhn to be their new Sales Director.  Witthuhn began his duties on January 8, and in this capacity, he will oversee all the marketing and sales efforts as well as public relations events and community outreach for Primrose of Appleton.

Gunnar Witthuhn

Gunnar Witthuhn

Witthuhn has a degree in healthcare administration from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point.  He brings years of sales experience to Primrose with him, including his previous position as Sales and Marketing Director at Lakeshore Manor Memory Care in Oshkosh, WI.

“I wanted a chance to make a difference for seniors in my community and help them live like they deserve to,” said Witthuhn.  “I am excited to build meaningful relationships with prospective residents and their families,” he added.

“We are thrilled to have Gunnar on our team,” said Breeze Skorupski, Executive Director at Primrose of Appleton.  “His love for the senior population is evident, and we are looking forward to a great future here in Appleton,” she added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Appleton, located at 5715 N Meade St., is expected to be open in the fall of 2018.  It will be built by Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, Inc. and is being financed by Investors Community Bank.  When open, the retirement community expects to employ approximately 50 people.

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

Primrose of Cheyenne Hires New Director of Nursing

CHEYENNE, WY. – Primrose Retirement Community of Cheyenne has hired Heather Christoffersen to join the Primrose team as Director of Nursing.  In this role, Christoffersen will guide and oversee the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director David Sheppard, manage the nursing staff.  She will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Heather Christoffersen

Heather Christoffersen

Christoffersen has degrees in kinesiology and nursing, and brings 16 years of healthcare experience with her to Primrose.  “I came to Primrose because I had an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of area seniors as a Director of Nursing,” said Christoffersen.  “I have felt at home here since the first day I visited, and this is where I want to grow and mature in my nursing career,” she added.

“We’re very excited to have Heather in her new role,” said Primrose Regional Operations Manager Carol Armendariz.  “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 Cheyenne.”

The Primrose of Cheyenne Community, located at 1530 Dorothy Lane, consists of four townhome villas, 40 independent living apartment homes, and 40 assisted-living apartment homes.

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

Primrose of Kansas City Hires New Sales Director

KANSAS CITY, MO – Primrose Retirement Community of Kansas City has hired Angela Connley to be their new Sales Director.  Connley began her duties on November 22, and in this capacity, she will oversee all the marketing and sales efforts as well as public relations events and community outreach for Primrose of Kansas City.

Angela Connley

Angela Connley

Connley has a journalism degree from the University of Kansas and brings experience from Apria Healthcare and Indian Creek Healthcare with her to Primrose.  “When I walked into Primrose, I felt how warm and vibrant a place it is,” Connley said.  “I love being able to help seniors and their families transition into a new home,” she added

“We’re very excited to have Angela in her new role,” said Primrose Regional Operations Manager Tom Brown.  “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 Kansas City.”

Primrose of Kansas City is located at 8559 North Line Creek Parkway, and consists of 72 independent living apartment homes, and 37 assisted-living apartment homes.

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

Primrose of Austin Hires New Director of Nursing

AUSTIN, MN– Primrose Retirement Community of Austin has hired Ashley Krebsbach to be their new Director of Nursing.  In this role, Krebsbach will guide and oversee the overall care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Annette Ross, manage the nursing staff.  She will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Ashley Krebsbach

Ashley Krebsbach

Krebsbach has a degree in biomedical sciences from the University of Minnesota at Mankato and a nursing degree from Rochester Community and Technical College.  She has been working in the nursing field for six years, most recently as a case manager for Regency Home Healthcare.  “I am most excited to get to know our residents,” Krebsbach said.  “I want to be sure that they have the best possible care because they deserve it,” she added.

“We’re very lucky to have Ashley,” said Primrose Executive Director Annette Ross.  “She has a true passion for people and will be a great addition to our Primrose team.”

Primrose Retirement Community of Austin, located at 1701 22nd Avenue SW, consists of 40 independent living apartment homes and 24 assisted-living apartment homes.

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

Primrose of Decatur Hires New Sales Director

DECATUR, IL – Primrose Retirement Community of Decatur has hired Katelyn Smith to be their new Sales Director.  In this capacity, Smith will oversee all sales and marketing efforts, as well as public relations events and community outreach for the independent and assisted living community.

Katelyn Smith

Katelyn Smith

Smith studied psychology at Blackburn College and nursing at Richland Communty College.  She brings experience in nursing, social work, and life enrichment with her to Primrose.

“I have always wanted to be a part of the Primrose family,” Smith said.  “Primrose Retirement Community has a strong presence in the Decatur community as well as a fantastic reputation for taking care of seniors.  It has always felt like this is where I belonged, and I am grateful to finally be a part of this company,” she added.

“We’re very lucky to have Katelyn,” 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.

Sweetwater of Billings Hires New Sales Director

BILLINGS, MT – Sweetwater Retirement Community of Billings has hired Belinda Holloway to be their new Sales Director.  She began her duties on November 20, and in this capacity Holloway will oversee all the marketing and sales efforts, as well as public relations events and community outreach, for Sweetwater of Billings.

Belinda Holloway

Belinda Holloway

Holloway has a degree in communications from Montana State University in Billings, and she brings over 25 years of experience in sales, marketing, and public relations with her to Primrose.

“I wanted to use my skills, knowledge, and experience working for a company that puts people first,” Holloway said.  “Sweetwater is that place, and I look forward to working with this great team to make it the top choice for senior living in Billings,” she added.

“We’re very lucky to have Belinda,” said Sweetwater Executive Director Heidi Jensen.  “She has a true passion for people and will be a great addition to our team.”

Sweetwater Retirement Community, located at 3140 Sweet Water Drive, consists of 36 Independent Living apartments, 32 Assisted Living apartments, and 8 Townhome Villas.

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

Primrose of Stillwater Hires New Sales Director

STILLWATER, OK – Primrose Retirement Community of Stillwater has hired Kelly Alexander to become their new Sales Director.  In this capacity, Alexander will oversee all the marketing and sales efforts, as well as public relations events and community outreach, for Primrose of Stillwater.  She began in her new role on November 13th.

Kelly Alexander

Kelly Alexander

Alexander attended Northern Oklahoma Community College for general studies and received her nursing degree from Meridian Technology Center.  She has been a Licensed Practical Nurse for the past 15 years.

“I am excited about taking on the challenge of a new position with such a great company,” Alexander said.  “I look forward to helping seniors and their families on their journey,” she added.

“We are excited to have Kelly on board,” said Executive Director Toni Wolfe.  “She is already an asset to our team and we look forward to accomplishing great things together,” he added.

Primrose Retirement of Stillwater, located at 823 S. Range Road, consists of 36 independent living apartments, 40 assisted living apartments, and eight townhome villas.

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

Primrose of Wausau Hires New Memory Care Director of Nursing

WAUSAU, WI – Primrose Retirement Community of Wausau has hired Kelly Carlson to be their new Director of Memory Care Nursing.  She began her duties on October 30.  In this role, Carlson will guide and oversee the care of residents and, in conjunction with Executive Director Kathy Jamison, manage the nursing staff.  She will also ensure compliance with all necessary regulations.

Kelly Carlson

Kelly Carlson

“We are thrilled to have Kelly back on our team,” said Tami Hemshrot, Regional Operations Manager with Primrose.  “Her love for the senior population is evident, and we are looking forward to a great future here in Wausau,” she added.

Primrose Retirement Community of Wausau, located at 2100 Townline Road, consists of 36 Independent Living Apartments, 32 Assisted Living Apartments, 24 memory care apartments, and 10 Townhome Villas.  Their 24 memory care apartments are located at 7704 Franciscan Way, Weston, WI, 54476.

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