Community Wellness Partners Officials are Honored
NEW HARTFORD, NY – Community Wellness Partners is pleased to announce that Chief Financial Officer Russell Clark and former LutheranCare® CEO Andy Peterson were honored by the Genesis Group at the 12th Annual Regional Healthcare Recognition event on Thursday, May 18 at Hart's Hill Inn, Whitesboro.
This annual event recognizes outstanding healthcare professionals who have demonstrated excellence in the workplace and the community.
Clark had been the Chief Financial Officer for Presbyterian Homes & Services for more than 25 years. Most recently, he took over as the CFO for Community Wellness Partners, an affiliation of LutheranCare and Presbyterian Homes & Services. “Russell has been instrumental in achieving most major accomplishments of Presbyterian Homes & Services and now Community Wellness Partners,” stated Community Wellness Partners President and CEO Michael Sweeney. “Russell has always been an exemplary employee and it is an honor to have him as part of our strategic team.”
Peterson was honored with the Healthcare Hall of Distinction Award for 2017. Peterson was actively responsible for the affiliation between the organizations prior to his retirement in June 2016. “We are so fortunate to be surrounded by so much talent in our community,” Sweeney stated. “Community Wellness Partners is proud to have worked alongside Andy, whose strategic initiative helped to get us where we are today.”
Combining nearly 150 years of service, Community Wellness Partners is a faith-based 501 (c)(3) nonprofit affiliation of LutheranCare® and Presbyterian Homes & Services. Offering the most comprehensive post-acute continuum of services in Oneida County, NY, Community Wellness Partners employs 980 employees and serves nearly 1,000 older adults each day throughout our continuum, which includes Home Care, Independent Living and Assisted Living, to Rehabilitation, Skilled Nursing, and more.