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Russell Goddard Appointed Executive Director for The Peaks’ Skilled Nursing Facility

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz., The Peaks, a premier senior living and health care community, announced the appointment of Russell Goddard as executive director for the Health Care Center, effective immediately. Goddard’s appointment was announced by Craig Edinger, vice president of Senior Living & Health Care, The Goodman Group, which manages The Peaks. Janet Mars is the executive director for The Peaks assisted living community. As executive director for the Health Care Center at The Peaks, Goddard plays a key role in overseeing the management of all departments and processes.

“Russell has extensive experience in many aspects of senior living and health care, including managing and overseeing skilled nursing facilities and long-term care administration,” said Edinger. “He has a hands on style of leadership and a strong commitment to excellence.”

Russell has 10 years of experience in the senior living and health care industry. He began his career in senior living as a Maintenance Director and moved into roles such as Admissions and Marketing Director, Assistant Administrator, and Licensed Nursing Home Administrator in 2009. Most recently, he worked as the Executive Director for Powell Place, an assisted living facility in Payson, Ariz.Prior to that, he was an Administrator at Rim Country Health in Payson.

Goddard has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from The University of Phoenix.

The Peaks is a senior living community located in Flagstaff, Ariz., and offers independent and assisted living, memory care, skilled care and a rehabilitation center to seniors in the area. The Peaks operates in partnership with Northern Arizona Health Care and is part of Intergenerational Living and Health Care, a 501(c)(3) that focuses on bringing elders and children together for life enriching experiences. The Goodman Group manages the Platinum Service® community. For more information, please visit www.thepeaks.org.