St. John Community Welcomes New Executive Director

Published: Monday, April 10, 2017

Lutheran SeniorLife has named David Gritzer the new executive director of St. John Community.

Gritzer has a deep professional background in long term care and senior living, having served as CEO of the Jewish Association on Aging, as administrator for the nursing home formerly known as Friendship Ridge, and serving at an assisted living community in California. He said that he has always known of the great reputation and long-standing positive history of St. John.

"I am committed to supporting our staff and the residents we serve so we can continue providing the highest quality of services possible to those on the St. John campus, while ensuring that our organization is an integal part of the surrounding community," Gritzer said.

To date, Gritzer has spent much of his time meeting the residents and staff, which he feels is key to the success of St. John Community.

"We are all working together to serve our residents. I want to know each and every staff member so together we can be successful in providing an Abundant Life for those we serve and those who serve." 

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