Heather Rusnak at Wellmore

Tega Cay Retirement Community Slated to Open in Summer 2015 Hires Seasoned Industry Professional

Wellmore, Tega Cay’s premier healthcare and wellness retirement community, announced that Heather Rusnak, vice president for Wellmore’s full portfolio, will serve as the initial executive director for Wellmore at Tega Cay.

As the executive director for Wellmore at Tega Cay, which is slated to open in summer 2015, Rusnak will oversee the daily operations for the community as it begins the process of onboarding employees and welcoming members.

Wellmore will span nearly 150,000 square feet once complete and will offer assisted living, Alzheimer’s care, skilled nursing services and short term rehab. The community will also feature a community clubhouse, gourmet dining and a wellness center, including an indoor-heated therapy pool, for residents.

“We are pleased to welcome Heather to the Wellmore team,” stated Chief Executive Officer Donald Thompson. “Heather believes in our mission of redefining healthcare and aging through wellness and shows a true passion for the senior living industry. She will be an excellent leader for the Wellmore community.”

Rusnak is a seasoned senior living professional and comes to Wellmore with more than 10 years of experience in the industry. Rusnak is professionally licensed in assisted living and nursing home administration in both North and South Carolina and is also a licensed CNA. Prior to joining Wellmore, Rusnak served as the chief executive officer for Galloway Ridge at Fearrington, a continuing care community, where she was responsible for daily operations and was honored with a Triangle Women in Business Award in 2013.

In addition to her role as chief executive officer, Rusnak has experience in the sales and marketing industry and held other executive leadership positions at several esteemed senior living communities including Atria Senior Living Group, Wildewood Downs Retirement Community, and The Hollinger Group.

Wellmore of Tega Cay is slated to open in summer 2015 and will serve as the flagship for what company executives describe as a hybrid wellness and health care model centered on nationally recognized initiatives which extend and improve the lives of older adults.

For more information regarding Wellmore at Tega Cay, please visit www.well-more.com or call the Healthcare Marketing Director at (803) 835-7000.