Life Care Center of Cleveland is welcoming a new executive director, Jimmy Dale.
“I feel like this is an opportunity of a lifetime,” said Mr. Dale. “Life Care has been part of this community in a very big way for almost 50 years now, and I’m honored to be a part of this wonderful team here at Life Care Center of Cleveland.”
Mr. Dale is no stranger to parent company Life Care Centers of America, having worked as executive director at Life Care Center of Copper Basin in Ducktown, Tn., and at Lynchburg Nursing Center in Lynchburg, Tn., before that. He started his career in senior care as a valet for Life Care Center of Ooltewah.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in long-term care administration from Southern Adventist University in Collegedale.
“Jimmy Dale has a proven, effective leadership style,” said Doyle Love, vice president of the Cumberland Region for Life Care. “He leads by example, and he is always willing to listen and jump in to help as needed. Life Care Center of Cleveland will thrive under his leadership.”
Mr. Dale said, “Life Care Centers of America pays very close attention to every detail, and they have always set the standard for quality. It's a great feeling to work for an organization with such a high level of integrity and values. I have an opportunity to truly make a difference in people’s lives every single day, and I take that very seriously.”
Originally from Portland, Or., Dale and his wife, Brianna, live in Chattanooga.
Life Care Center of Cleveland, at 3530 Keith St., NW, is one of 27 skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities in Tennessee managed by Life Care Centers of America.