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Senior Living Community Appoints New Director of Sales and Marketing

COLUMBIA, SC–Amara Place Senior Living, an Integral Senior Living community located in the heart of Columbia, has appointed Melisa Bond as the new director of sales and marketing.

“We’re delighted to be able to add such a valuable and hardworking professional to the Amara Place team,” said Allison Singler, regional director of sales and marketing for Integral Senior Living. “Melisa’s experience with customer service and the senior living industry will make her an excellent addition to our community.”

Prior to joining Amara Place Senior Living, Bond worked in a variety of fields, including insurance and senior living services.

In her previous position as Discovery Senior Living’s senior lifestyle counselor, Bond helped seniors and their families in taking the appropriate steps to choose the right senior living community. She was also involved in overseeing local marketing and outreach programs.

Bond has 15 years of experience in the insurance industry as an independent agent and marketing director. As a licensed insurance agent, she guided clients to finding the best insurance plan and helped them understand how to gauge the proper insurance coverage to purchase.

One of her specialties during her insurance career was to assist specifically with the needs of military and first responders. Bond continues to participate in community outreach to benefit the military, local police officers and first responders.