Watersong Promotes Richards to Executive Director; Hires Ryder as Dir. of Healthcare Marketing
MELBOURNE, Fla. (May 31, 2012) – Watersong, a retirement community located in Melbourne, Fla., announced today that the community has promoted Sandy Richards to the position of Executive Director and hired Dana Ryder as the community’s Director of Healthcare Marketing.
Most recently, Richards served as a Lifestyle Advisor at Watersong where she was part of a team which increased community occupancy significantly through 2011 and early 2012. In her new position, Richards will oversee all daily operations for the retirement community. Her immediate priorities include growing the community’s nationally recognized wellness program, and identifying opportunities for philanthropic and strategic involvement among organizations located in Brevard County.
Ryder is an experienced marketing professional who has spent years serving older adults in the greater Melbourne area.
Located in Viera, Fla., Watersong is an all-inclusive, luxury retirement community featuring three exclusive, on-site restaurants and access to Duran Golf Club. The community’s care-free lifestyle helps members live longer, healthier and happier lives by offering an array of amenities including maintenance-free living, daily fine dining, weekly housekeeping, a nationally recognized wellness program and on-site health services. Members can choose from a variety of floor plans including single-family cottage homes and condominium-style villas. Assisted-living and memory-care rooms are also available for those who need to make a transition from independent living. More information about Watersong is located at www.Water-Song.com.