FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
University Health Care System
New Brandon Wilde Life Care Community President/CEO
Richard J. Kisner Arrives on the Job
Augusta, GA (June 12, 2007) – Richard J. Kisner, a health care executive with more than 25 years of progressive management experience in continuing care organizations, has taken up the reins at Brandon Wilde Life Care Community
Mr. Kisner, who comes to Brandon Wilde from Honey Hill Care Center, a 150-bed skilled nursing facility in Norwalk, Conn., holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology and an Associate of Arts in Mental Health from the University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Conn.; an Associate Degree in Nursing from Quinnipiac College, Hamden, Conn.; and a Master of Health Administration/Master of Public Health from Tulane University, New Orleans, La.
He has maintained membership in many professional organizations and boards including being board chair of the Connecticut Alliance for Long Term Care and vice chair of Connecticut Association of Not-for-Profit Providers for the Aging.
Mr. Kisner replaces long-time Brandon Wilde President Rosie Messer, who retired in December 2006.
ABOUT BRANDON WILDE: Brandon Wilde, a retirement and long term care community wholly owned by University, is one of the most respected retirement communities in the nation. New Choices Magazine selected Brandon Wilde as one of the top 20 retirement communities in the country five times.