“I believe I’ve found the place I am supposed to be … where the resident is truly the most important person in the room,” said Lisa Hatton, reflecting on her role as Sales Director at Camellia Place.
Lisa’s credentials and resume in senior living are long and broad. Her primary work purpose is to help seniors and their families find “the right fit” for a safe, comfortable and active assisted living community. The experience became personal with her own mother’s move to an assisted living community in Tampa, Florida. While she has been through the transition with other families numerous times, she can now see it from a very personal perspective as well.
Lisa moved to Acworth in July 2015 from Tampa, where she served as director of marketing for Seasons Belleair. With a B.S. in Advertising from Florida State University and 16 years of progressive experience in the field, her prior work includes three other Florida senior living facilities ranging from large continuing care retirement communities to assisted living and memory care. She is results-oriented and brings proven experience in leadership and teambuilding, organizational skills and multitasking, and thriving in a fast-paced work environment.
“I learned early on that building relationships with the prospective resident and his or her family is key,” said Lisa. “If we share glimpses into our life stories, we begin to understand and trust each other. It helps me guide them in determining the best environment for their individual needs and lifestyle.”
Lisa remains focused on fostering strong relationships with executive management, employees and community residents and their families. She is enthusiastic about what Camellia Place offers and how it differs from other communities. She knows what makes it special: the passion of the two founding partners in creating an assisted living community their mothers would be pleased to call home.
“And when I heard the Camellia Place credo – adding life to years — I was hooked!” Lisa said.