Whitten Heads Up Plantation Village

Spotlight on Jolynn Whitten

Whitten Spot MainPlantation Village, a nonprofit Life Plan Community in Porters Neck, hired JOLYNN WHITTEN as its new executive director.

Whitten replaces Zane Bennett, who had served in the role since 2015 and was recently promoted to director of business development for Life Care Services, Plantation Village’s management company.

Plantation Village is home to 300 residents who live independently in apartments and villas and have priority access to the health care services of the nearby Davis community.

Whitten has served as an executive director or administrator for many skilled nursing, assisting living, and Life Plan Communities in Maryland, Florida, and New Hampshire in her career.

As Plantation Village’s executive director she is responsible for overall operations of the community, including occupancy, finances, regulatory compliance, and resident and employee satisfaction. Whitten began her new position full time on December 1, the same day the community broke ground on a three-phase expansion.

“Prior to Plantation Village, I was executive director at Hillside Village, a brand-new Continuing Care Retirement Community in Keene, New Hampshire,” Whitten says. “Here, I oversaw all aspects of the startup, from construction to hiring to sales. This ground-up experience will serve me well as we head into our expansion program at Plantation Village.”

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