Morning Pointe Names New Executive Director

Monday, November 25, 2013

Independent Healthcare Properties, LLC (IHP) and Morning Pointe Assisted Living announced Will Otis is the new executive director for Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove.

Mr. Otis first began with Morning Pointe in its executive director-in-training program learning the assisted living and The Lantern Alzheimer’s memory care programs. He worked in several Morning Pointe communities in various roles to learn how each position contributes to overall facility operations.

The executive director-in-training program at Morning Pointe is committed to training dedicated young professionals who want to work in the senior living industry.  They gain understanding of the qualifications and acquire the skills necessary to become a successful executive director.

“We are very pleased to have Will on board as executive director at Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove,” said Franklin Farrow, COO of IHP and Morning Pointe. “His dedication to enriching the lives of our residents and helping them continue to have meaning and purpose is an admirable skill that makes Will the perfect addition to our Morning Pointe team.”

Mr. Otis received his bachelor’s degree in health science and long-term care from Southern Adventist University and is now working towards a master’s degree in health care administration. Will is married and volunteers with the Alzheimer’s Association in his spare time. In addition, Otis is the race director for the Run to Remember 5K.

Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove is in the Greenbriar Cove master planned retirement community on Ooltewah Ringgold Road in Collegedale. The campus features over 20 acres of green space and is accessible to the local greenway walking trail system. The Lantern Alzheimer’s Center of Excellence is located nearby.

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