United Zion Retirement Community welcomed its new chief executive officer, Sue Verdegem, on July 1.
Verdegem comes to UZRC with more than three decades of experience in the nonprofit, faith-based, senior-living sector.
She previously served as senior executive vice president of finance and administration at Tel Hai Retirement Community and is a licensed nursing home administrator.
Verdegem has a master’s in business administration from Alvernia College and a Bachelor of Arts in business administration and accounting from Franklin & Marshall College.
Verdegem is a recognized leader in the senior living industry and was the 2014 recipient of the Professional Development Award by LeadingAge PA (the industry’s state trade association).
She has served on numerous boards of directors in senior care, including CARE and FTH Services.