The National Association of Professional Women Inducts Kathy Everette-Gaines, Community Relations Coordinator, Into its VIP Professional Woman of the Year Circle

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Kathy Everette-Gaines selected for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession

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In every career I’ve been in, whether banking or healthcare, I've liked connecting with people. When I see a senior or someone in need of assistance, I automatically think of ways to help.

The National Association of Professional Women (NAPW) honors Kathy Everette-Gaines as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year Circle. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in business. NAPW is the nation’s leading networking organization exclusively for professional women, boasting more than 700,000 members and over 200 operating Local Chapters.

“I’m pleased to welcome Kathy into this exceptional group of professional women,” said NAPW President Star Jones. “Her knowledge and experience in her industry are valuable assets to her company and community.”

After reaching the pinnacle of her 20-year career in banking and attaining the position of Vice President of Savings Operations, Ms. Everett-Gaines made a gratifying career change to the healthcare field. She currently serves as the Community Relations Coordinator at Wilson Health Care Center-Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg, MD. Asbury Methodist Village is the 12th largest continuing care retirement community in the country offering independent living, assisted living, memory support, rehabilitation therapy services, wound care and long-term care.

“In every career I’ve been in, whether banking or healthcare, I've liked connecting with people. When I see a senior or someone in need of assistance, I automatically think of ways to help,” said Ms. Everett-Gaines. In her role, she brings essential resources and services to residents. She serves as the face of the Wilson Health Care Center at local hospitals and community-related venues. In particular, she assists both current and potential residents transition into skilled nursing services. Ms. Everett-Gaines is the Co-Founder of Women of Color Who Serve Seniors (WOCSS), established in September 2011. WOCSS brings together professional women and men of color, making the services they provide to seniors and their loved ones more visible and accessible.

“We are your one-stop shop to navigate through life’s natural cycle,” she said. She hopes to add to her already expansive network of resources she has successfully built over the last 15 years. “I love what I do and I receive the greatest satisfaction knowing I can make a difference in someone’s life each and every day,” she said.

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