Jennifer R. Courlas Appointed Executive Director of United Methodist Communities at The Shores
United Methodist Communities is pleased to announce the appointment of Jennifer R. Courlas, to the position of executive director of United Methodist Communities at The Shores a senior care continuum located on Bay Avenue in Ocean City. In this role, she will assume oversight and management of the senior living community.
The Shores’ management team will report directly to Ms. Courlas, who brings 30 years’ experience in health care administration. A Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Montclair State University and numerous certifications including LNHA (Licensed Nursing Home Administrator) and CALA (Certified Assisted Living Administrator), add to her leadership skills.
“I appreciate the opportunity to join United Methodist Communities and work with the team at The Shores. I am excited to begin this new journey with the residents, compassionately serving in the community,” reflected Ms. Courlas, a resident of Bayville.
Her experience as an executive director and health care administrator is broad in skilled care, assisted living, and continuing care retirement community programming. She also has demonstrated skill in human resources, giving direction in recruitment, union negotiation, associate compensation and benefit development, and flexible scheduling. Prior to joining United Methodist Communities, Ms. Courlas was director of continuing care at Erickson Living at Seabrook Village.