Echo Lake Retirement Community in Malvern Announces New Leadership

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Charlie Hearn and Lee Gillis.
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Echo Lake, a SageLife senior care community in Malvern, has appointed Lee Gillis, General Manager, and Charlie Hearn, Dining Director, to its leadership team.

Gillis, who possesses a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Neumann University, is a skilled senior living executive with nearly 35 years of experience. Prior to Echo Lake, she served as Executive Director at Atria Senior Living in Voorhees, N.J., and at Brookdale Senior Living in Florence, N.J., and Hillsborough, N.J.

In her new role as General Manager, Gillis will be responsible for the development and management of staff, as well as oversight of the entire community and implementing strategies for growth.

“Lee’s proven track record will make her an asset to Echo Lake and, more broadly, all SageLife communities,” said Kelly Andress, SageLife’s founder and President. “Her commitment to growth and passion for senior living communities will enhance community life and the resident experience here at Echo Lake.”

Hearn is a veteran in culinary arts, having worked in the field since the age of 14. He graduated with Silver Medal Honors from The Academy of Culinary Arts in 2007. For the last 15 years, he has worked for upscale senior living communities. His industry accolades include Delaware Chef Challenge Champion and Barbeque Cook-Off Champion.

“Charlie will bring a fresh perspective to Echo Lake dining,” said Andress. “His goal is to provide upscale, resort-style hospitality and fine-dining experiences residents can expect daily.”

Learn more about Echo Lake or call 484-568-4777.

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