SOURCE: Golden Living

Golden Living

April 21, 2011 11:20 ET

Belinda Marcotte Named Site Administrator for the Golden Living Administrative Center in Fort Smith

Local Administrative Oversight Committee Formed

FORT SMITH, AR--(Marketwire - Apr 21, 2011) - Belinda Marcotte, Golden Living Senior Vice President, Controller, Treasurer, and Chief Accounting Officer, has been named Site Administrator for the Golden Living Administrative Center in Fort Smith. In this role, Marcotte will be the senior executive in charge of the Fort Smith office.

In addition, Golden Living has created a local Administrative Oversight Committee that will be responsible for managing the operations and ensuring the smooth functioning of the Fort Smith Administrative Center. Marcotte is the Chair of this Committee. The 11-member Committee, composed of senior-level Fort Smith employees, will provide leadership to facilitate decision-making and communication to ensure an efficient and safe working environment.

"As the Golden Living Administrative Center in Fort Smith expands and continues to increase in importance for our company, the Administrative Oversight Committee, under Belinda's direction, will play a key leadership role for our Fort Smith employees as they deliver world-class support to our direct caregivers and others in the field," said Neil Kurtz, M.D., President and CEO of Golden Living.

Responsibilities of the Committee include making fiscal decisions regarding the Fort Smith office, making hiring decisions, and reviewing proposals for changes to policies. The Committee also will be responsible for fostering and promoting Golden Living's involvement with the Fort Smith community through partnerships with local organizations.

Marcotte has worked for Golden Living since 1978, and has lived in Fort Smith for 17 years. As Senior Vice President, Controller, Treasurer, and Chief Accounting Officer, she is responsible for all the accounting, financial reporting, treasury, tax, and reimbursement functions of the company.

Since joining Golden Living, Marcotte has served in positions of increasing responsibility prior to her current role as Controller, Treasurer, and Chief Accounting Officer, including Vice President of Finance and Reimbursement, Vice President of Financial Systems Development, Senior Director of Financial Reporting, Senior Director of Accounting and Financial Services, Division Controller, and Senior Accountant.

Marcotte is a graduate of Louisiana State University - Monroe, where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting and Business Administration. She also is a Certified Public Accountant.

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Golden Living is a family of companies that specialize in recovery care. Its mission is to help people recover health and improve quality of life through a network of healthcare services, including rehab, home care, assisted living, skilled nursing care and hospice. The Golden Living family of companies include Golden LivingCenters, Aegis Therapies, AseraCare Hospice and Home Health, and 360 Healthcare Staffing. There are more than 300 Golden LivingCenters in 21 states. Golden Living also offers assisted living services at more than 40 locations. In addition, the Golden Innovations companies partner with more than 1,000 nursing homes, hospitals and other health care organizations in 37 states and the District of Columbia. Collectively, the Golden Living family of companies has more than 42,000 employees who provide quality healthcare to more than 60,000 patients every day.

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