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Experienced Professionals Dawn Grady and Sandy Goldman join Seasons Belleair Memory Care Community

Seasons Belleair, a state-of-the-art community devoted to compassionate memory care, is pleased to welcome two key staff members to its executive team. Following a thorough, national search for the right candidates, Dawn Grady was hired to serve as Executive Director and Sandy Goldman as Marketing Director. On Thursday, April 21, 2016, Seasons Bellair – 1145 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Belleair, Florida – is hosting an exclusive red carpet event inviting guests to meet Grady and Goldman. The invitation-only event takes place from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and will feature cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and self-guided tours of the community.

“Seasons communities are known for providing a friendly, compassionate and safe place to call home – and that all begins with our people,” said Jim Soper, CEO of Autumn Senior Living. "We’ve grown significantly since we opened our doors just over two years ago, and we remain committed to our mission of ensuring the absolute best care and comforts for our residents. Dawn and Sandy bring the experience, passion and dedication to quality that our residents and their families deserve.”

With an extensive background in assisted living leadership and healthcare sales, marketing and admissions, Dawn Grady values a culture of excellence and quality from her staff. Prior to joining Seasons, Grady served as Executive Director with Pacifica Senior Living, where she was the recipient of an award for Risk Management. In addition, the last three communities in which Grady served as Executive Director earned deficiency-free inspection surveys by the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA)

Grady has represented the interests of assisted living communities throughout the state, including the Florida Assisted Living Association (FALA) and the Florida Healthcare Association (FCHA) conferences. Grady is a PAN member of Pasco County, a Marketing Mania Member in Hillsborough County, and Advisory Board Member for the Ultimate Medical Academy and a member of FALA. As Executive Director, she will play a pivotal role in the day-to-day operations of the community. Grady has been married for 29 years to Robert Grady, a sergeant with the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office. A graduate of The Ohio State University with a bachelor of science in nursing, Sandy Goldman’s professional experience spans oncology nursing, account management and industrial sales and marketing. A highly organized team-builder with strong personal ethics and integrity, Goldman held management and leadership positions with various Fortune 500 companies, including Georgia Pacific, IKON and HB Fuller. She has also earned multiple “top seller” awards for her sales production and project management skills.

Prior to joining Seasons, Goldman worked alongside Grady as Community Relations Director at Hearthstone Assisted Living and Pacifica Senior Living in Sun City. In this role, she was responsible for developing and nurturing relationships with referral sources as well as handling all aspects of admissions. Goldman is a certified Alzheimer Sales Professional, and has obtained a Life and Health Insurance Sales license in the state of Florida.

Guests to the exclusive red carpet event are asked to RSVP to 727-754-9797 by April 14, 2016.

About Seasons Memory Care - Belleair
The Seasons family of assisted living and memory care communities were designed through consultation with the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute, a leader in dementia research and care. The result is a full host of custom services, amazing amenities and fun activities to help individuals and families through each stage of memory loss. Seasons communities are equipped to deliver all levels of care for those in need of living assistance. Autumn Senior Living, the Gulf Coast’s premier senior living manager, handles day-to-day operations management to ensure the utmost in comfort, freedom and safety. For more information, visit or call 727.754.9797.

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