Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) February 21, 2014
Integral Senior Living (ISL), a leader in managing senior communities, is pleased to announce that Collette Valentine has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer/Chief Operating Officer for ISL. In her new role, Collette will continue to provide strategic direction and oversight of day-to-day management, operations and marketing for ISL and will increase her duties in overseeing long-term growth and objectives for the company and its communities. In addition she will continue to work with Tracee DeGrande, President and Chief Financial Officer to oversee new development for the company. Sue Farrow, current CEO of ISL will take on the new role of Owner and Managing Director of ISL, continuing to work collaboratively with Collette and Tracee.
“Since Collette started with us just over three years ago, she has proven to be an invaluable asset to ISL. As CEO/COO Collette will continue to bring her enthusiasm, expertise and support to all our communities, managers and owners as ISL continues to grow and offer the best in senior living management,” said Sue Farrow, owner and managing director of ISL. “I am thrilled to have her as our new CEO/COO.”
Collette came to ISL in 2010 as the Vice President of Operations and Marketing. In 2012 she was promoted to COO for the company. Prior to joining ISL, Collette was with Merrill Gardens for almost five years, serving as Vice President of Operations. Prior to this she was with Atria Senior Living Group as a Regional Vice President of Operations. Throughout her eight year career at Atria, she held a variety of positions including: Divisional Operations Specialist, Regional Director of Operations, Regional Sales and Marketing Director, as well as Executive Director and Community Sales Director at an Atria/ARV community. She began her career with Harrah’s Entertainment as a Hotel Sales Manager. She is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas with a degree in Business Management and is RCFE certified.
Integral Senior Living headquartered in Carlsbad, CA., manages a progressive selection of senior residences to meet the growing needs of today’s aging population. It currently manages 46 independent, assisted living and memory care communities throughout California, Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Texas, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, and Washington. ISL is founded on a care philosophy that fosters dignity and respect for residents and promotes their independence and individuality. The dedicated staff at each community is trained to maintain the highest standards of senior care services. For more information about ISL, go to http://www.islllc.com or call (760) 547-2863.