I am pleased to announce that Cindy Woods has accepted the position as administrator/CEO of Nazareth Living Center, St. Louis, Mo.
Cindy is an experienced leader who brings to BHS and the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet over 20 years of experience managing and operating skilled nursing facilities and senior housing communities. Most recently she was Executive Director for Aperion Care Hidden Lake, St. Louis, Mo., a continuing care retirement community offering independent and assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing. Prior to that she was the Executive Director for St. Louis Altenheim, where she was responsible for a 90 unit non-profit continuing care retirement community offering independent and assisted living and skilled nursing. At St. Louis Althenheim, she successfully re-branded the community, improved census 31 percent and opened a 23 unit assisted living memory care community.
Prior experience includes Administrator, Aberdeen Heights, Administrator, Cardinal Ritter Senior Services Mary Queen and Mother Center; Executive Director, Provision Living, LLC; Administrator, Lutheran Senior Services at Meramec Bluffs; and Associate Executive Director, Good Samaritan Home. She is also a past treasurer of the American College of Health Care Administrators.
Cindy obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Health Care Administration from Ashford University and her Associate in Arts Degree from Southwestern Illinois College, Belleville. She is a licensed nursing home administrator in both Illinois and Missouri.