Jeanette Carlson, a resident of Pelham, NY, an experienced independent Register Investment Advisor, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Wartburg, one of Westchester’s largest senior services providers.
“We are pleased to reconnect with Jean, who served on our Foundation Board in the past,” said David Gentner, President and CEO of Wartburg. “She brings institutional knowledge, a passion for senior services in this community and enthusiasm about Wartburg’s vision of the future and our preparations for sesquicentennial celebrations.”
Ms. Carlson has a lifetime of professional experience in benefits administration and financial advising and as a board member for non-profits. She is presently the benefits plan administrator for the Administrator’s Association of the New Rochelle School District. She has held positions with ING and served as an Associate General Agent for Thrivent Financial, a Lutheran Fraternal Society based in Minneapolis, MN.
Ms. Carlson was a board member of The Home Board and chairman of the Foundation Board for 14 years, from 1990-2004. She is currently a council member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in New Rochelle.
Ms. Carlson earned a bachelor of science degree from Iona College, is a certified financial manager from the School of Financial Management at Iona College, and is designated as a long term care professional by the Health Association of America.
Wartburg is an award-winning provider of comprehensive senior services, including independent living, assisted living, Alzheimer’s/dementia care, skilled nursing, rehabilitation and hospice care. Its 34-acre campus in Mount Vernon serves seniors and their families in southern Westchester and the northern Bronx. Wartburg’s nursing home has been recognized by “U. S. News & World Report” as among the best nursing homes in New York State. Over the past few years, Wartburg has launched an ambitious building expansion program, including the Friedrichs Residence, with 61 independent living apartments, and a rehabilitation and adult day services center, both opened in 2013.