The Board of Directors of Simpson Senior Services (SSS) has named Dr. Carol McKinley President and CEO, effective March 9, 2020. She success Kim Williams who will retire in March, 2020, after 19 years of service to SSS along with an additional 20 years in senior living.

As President and CEO, Dr. McKinley will oversee Simpson Senior Services, which includes five senior living communities in Philadelphia, Delaware and Chester counties that serve more than 1,000  residents in independent and assisted living, nursing, rehabilitation, memory support and home care services. SSS is dedicated to meeting the needs of seniors through careful oversight that ensures each community and service delivers the highest quality while embracing individual choice and independence. Dr. Carol McKinley is a veteran health care executive having served in a wide range of healthcare and aging services for over 30 years. She has devoted much of her education and career to the care of older adults. Dr. McKinley is committed to elders having quality lives, being treated and respected as adults, and  receiving the care and services they need to live to their full potential. She has been active in strategic initiatives in the areas of person-directed services; dementia care strategies; technology advancements; renovating for relevance; and navigating new reimbursement models.

Dr. McKinley's academic credentials include a Doctorate in Administration and Leadership from the Indiana University of Pennsylvania; a Master of Social Work specializing in health care and gerontology from Boston University; and a Bachelor of Arts in Social Work with a healthcare focus from West Virginia Wesleyan College.

In her endeavors, Dr. McKinley has been an advocate for both state and national issues. She has spoken on the national and international level to advance the elder care agenda.

"The search committee was fortunate to have had a number of highly qualified and talented candidates to consider," said the Reverend James D. Anderman, Chair of the Board of Directors of Simpson Senior Services. "Dr. McKinley brings a depth of experience and passion to senior living that will assets in leading us into the future." 

About her appointment, Dr. McKinley said, "I am excited to join an organization with a commitment to high-quality standards and a mission and values that match my passion for excellence in senior living. In SSS, I see an organization with a lengthy and respected history, and I look forward to working with the talented and dedicated team at SSS to enrich the lives of people who work and live there."