McKinstry named new executive director at Tryon Estates

Published 3:47 pm Wednesday, February 24, 2010

ACTS Retirement-Life Communities, parent company of Tryon Estates, the only fully accredited not-for-profit continuing care retirement community (CCRCs) in Columbus, recently announced the appointment of Nancy McKinstry as executive director.

As executive director, McKinstry will have overall operational responsibility for the daily management of the continuing care retirement community (CCRC), including financial management and budgeting, policy enforcement, staff support, and leadership.

Tryon Estates currently has approximately 454 residents and 210 employees. The 215-acre campus has 276 independent living apartments and boasts accreditation by the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission.

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Previous to taking this Columbus position, McKinstry was an executive director for The Lakes at Litchfield at Pawleys Island, S.C. She brings a wealth of administrative leadership to her new position, having extensive senior living and health care experience.

McKinstry and her husband, Robert, currently reside in Tryon. She is active in the community being both a member of the Rotary International and American Red Cross.

Tryon Estates offers resort-style retirement living in private residences with guaranteed access to assisted living and skilled nursing care. Residents age 62 and above must be able to live safely on their own upon moving into the community.

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