Founded over 50 years ago and located in Richmond, Indiana, Friends Fellowship Community, Inc. (FFC), a not-for-profit provider of aging services is seeking a Chief Executive Officer. As a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) that serves over 300 seniors, its continuum includes independent living, assisted living, comprehensive care facility (all private pay), and dementia care. This Quaker-founded organization lives out its values today by embracing a spirit of inclusiveness for all individuals, with a firm commitment to enriching each resident’s life on a daily basis. Social, educational, cultural, spiritual, and recreational activities keep residents connected and engaged in the FFC community. FFC residents are served by 215 employees from a multitude of backgrounds.
Accountable to the Board of Trustees, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for implementing the policies and plans established by the Board and for the leadership and total operation of FFC. The finalist candidate will draw upon an extensive understanding of the rapidly changing continuing care environment to develop a strategic vision for the organization’s continued success while successfully shepherding current renovation plans nearing completion. Proficiency in project financing, capital improvement planning, and development of additional sources of revenue is paramount. The CEO will embody and embrace the FFC values of resident independence, dignity and security within a gracious environment, and preserve and build upon its excellent reputation in the area. In addition, the CEO will build and drive quality outcomes, maintain a resident centered culture, and ensure the organization continues its history of financial viability. (S)he will build strategic alliances outside the organization and work as an ambassador within the community, including nearby universities, colleges and civic organizations. In execution of all duties, the CEO will embrace and support the organization’s positive culture of compassion and care to foster a spirit of excellence and integrity.
The ideal candidate for this position will have successful leadership experience within a high quality, resident-centered retirement and health care setting. (S)he will be able to craft and articulate FFC’s strategic vision and create consensus among a dedicated leadership team and highly engaged resident population. An outstanding communicator who embraces open, honest, and transparent communication within a highly interactive culture, the CEO will “walk alongside” staff and engage regularly with residents. The finalist candidate will also forge new relationships with the surrounding community, working closely with FFC’s neighbors and businesses to build on its current exceptional reputation. An Indiana Health Facility Administrator’s license and Bachelor’s degree in business administration, health care administration, or related field are required (Master’s degree preferred).
Candidate nominations or expressions of personal interest may be directed in confidence to Elizabeth Feltner, Executive Vice President, Deffet Group, Inc., via email: email@example.com.
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