2020 McKnight’s Women of Distinction Hall of Honor inductee JoAnne Reifsnyder, executive vice president, clinical operations, and chief nursing officer, Genesis HealthCare, Kennett Square, PA, shares why she was drawn to eldercare at a young age. She also discusses her greatest accomplishment, the biggest surprise of her career and where she sees the industry heading post COVID-19.
Vassar Byrd didn’t start her professional life in senior living. Holding a master’s degree in economics from the London School of Economics, she first spent more than 10 years as an economist for the U.S. Department of Commerce, The Advisory Board Company and ECONorthwest.
Maribeth Bersani has been a steady presence at Argentum since 2006, joining the national association as senior vice president of public policy when it was known as the Assisted Living Federation of American. For the past five years, she has been chief operating officer.
2020 McKnight’s Women of Distinction honoree Shilpi Chona, regional administrator at Legacy Healthcare, shares what being named a Rising Star means to her, what she’s most proud of and what she would tell young women looking to have a career in senior living and care.