Annoucing New Executive Directors

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We are pleased to announce the appointment of Executive Directors at two of our Rose Senior Living communities.

George Ferriell has joined Rose Senior Living from Ecumen as Executive Director at Rose Senior Living-Carmel, a new site in the suburbs of Indianapolis, Ind., due to open this fall.

Later this month, Michael Johnson will start as Executive Director at Rose Senior Living-Avon in Avon, Ohio, which recently celebrated its grand opening.  Until Michael comes on board, George currently is serving as the Interim Executive Director at Avon.

George comes to Rose Senior Living from The Justus Companies, a senior housing provider in Indianapolis, where he was an Executive Director. He also has been an Executive Director for Belmont Village Senior Living in Nashville and Los Angeles.  Earlier in his career, he worked for the Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living in Louisville, Ky., and as a mental health therapist and manager in Indiana and New York. George has a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Earlham College, a Master of Arts in mental health counseling from Marist College, and a graduate certificate in older adult services from Boston University.

Michael has been an Administrator for skilled nursing communities in Kentucky, Ohio and Florida. Prior to that, he was Director of the Business Affairs Office of Verisign, Inc., an internet company specializing in domain names and security, and was a senior paralegal at CACI International, a professional services and information technology company serving the U.S. government.  Michael has a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston University in Mass Communication and Business and a Juris Doctor law degree from American College of Law.  He also has nursing home administrator certification from The Ohio State University and executive education certification from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.