Mary Franklin

Mary Franklin has been promoted to the associate executive director of the HealthPark Life Plan community of Cypress Cove.

Franklin joined Cypress Cove as director of resident services six years ago. In her new position, she will continue her leadership role with resident service functions and assume oversight for Cypress Cove’s three health service communities. She will work closely with Tim Ficker, who returned last fall as executive director, a position he held from 2009 to 2013.

Prior to beginning her career at Cypress Cove, Franklin spent eight years with Shell Point Retirement Community in Fort Myers working as resort services manager.  Previously, she held recreational and fitness leadership positions at Grey Oaks Country Club in Naples and the Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo.

She is a graduate of Ohio University with a degree in recreation management. Franklin recently completed her administrator of assisted living certification.

Cypress Cove is home to more than 600 residents and offers independent living, home health, assisted living, skilled nursing, memory care, assisted living and rehabilitative care.