Candice, who has been with Bethesda since 2006, is responsible for the operations, census development and fiscal oversight of Bethesda Meadow, a 210-bed skilled nursing community in Ellisville, Mo. In addition to the provision of award-winning skilled nursing care, Bethesda Meadow includes a private Memory Support neighborhood and a short-stay Rehab & Therapy Center.
Candice joined Bethesda as a Management Trainee, and shortly after was promoted to Assistant Administrator at Bethesda Dilworth. She served in this position for six years before being promoted to the Administrator position at Bethesda Meadow in 2013. She was promoted to Vice President and Administrator in 2015.
Candice also is responsible for ensuring that the community is in compliance with all state and federal regulations, as well as Joint Commission standards, as well as providing educational and career advancement opportunities for staff.
Candice was selected to be a member of the 2015 Leadership Academy, sponsored by LeadingAge (a national organization representing non-profit senior care and service providers. After completing the year-long program, she was asked to serve as a Board Member of the Leadership Academy’s Alumni Network.
Candice also serves as the Eastern Unit Board Chair for the Missouri League for Nursing, and is a member of the St. Louis University School of Public Health and Social Justice Alumni Association. In March 2016, she began serving on the Advisory Council of the Missouri Center for Nursing.
Candice holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology from Xavier University and a Masters of Health Administration from Saint Louis University. In 2008, she was named one of the “30 under 30” Business Leaders in St. Louis by the St. Louis Business Journal.