Shelley Kendrick has been named Ecumen’s incoming President and CEO, effective Feb. 4. Currently Ecumen’s SVP of Operations and COO, Shelley succeeds Kathryn Roberts, who has led the organization since 2003. Kathryn will continue to serve as CEO Emeritus, leading Ecumen Philanthropy.
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Ecumen is a values-based organization. Our mission, vision and values are how we go about our work each day. And we’re committed to our brand promise of “innovate, empower, honor.” There’s no other way to change how our society views aging.
Service: We intensely focus on serving our customers and delivering what they want with excellence.
People: We believe in hiring and investing in dedicated, passionate people who make Ecumen communities great places to live and work.
Innovation: We celebrate creativity and ingenuity, anticipate change, and understand that responsible risk is essential to delivering cutting-edge products and services.
Spirituality: We honor our faith-based heritage by creating welcoming, inclusive communities that nurture and support the spiritual needs of the people we serve.
Wellness: We believe that physical, intellectual, spiritual, social, emotional, and vocational growth is essential to wellness.
Collaboration: We partner with other progressive organizations to maximize solutions for the people and communities we serve.
Stewardship: We are committed to being financially successful and good stewards of our resources.
The Ecumen Way
Ecumen looks for employees that fit our style and standards – what we call “The Ecumen Way.” Throughout the application, interview and orientation process you’ll learn more about The Ecumen Way and how we fit as a team.
- Treat people with dignity
- Excellent service
- Trusting relationships
- Innovative practices
- Create a sense of community
- Consistently customer-focused
- Proactive problem solvers
- Encourage and respect customers’ individuality