AZ Big Spotlight: Cresa, SB&H, Integrity CRE, Sagewood

Business News | 7 Nov |

Cresa promotes Jason Malcolm to principal

Cresa’s Gary Gregg, Executive Chairman and Phoenix Managing Principal, announced today that Jason Malcolm has been promoted from Senior Vice President to Principal.

Jason Malcolm

“Jason has been a member of the Cresa team for more than a decade serving occupiers with their site selection and portfolio management requirements and building long term relationships with notable corporations,” said Gregg. “His well-deserved promotion is recognition of his hard work and dedication to his clients and the company.”

With more than 20 years of experience exclusively representing occupiers, Jason works across the U.S. providing clients in a variety of industries with invaluable perspective and practical understanding of the varying dynamics that exist across the country. Notable transactions Jason has recently negotiated include a 65,000-square-foot lease on behalf of Phoenix Windows & Doors in Phoenix; a 38,000-square-foot lease on behalf of Applied Microarrays also in Phoenix; and a 22,000-square-foot lease on behalf of Grupo Sigma in Scottsdale.

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services hires Heather Cunha 

Southwest Behavioral & Health Services (SB&H), an innovative integrated health leader, announced it has appointed Heather Cunha as Chief People Officer.

Heather Cunha

An industry leader with more than 20 years of people experience, Cunha has managed a diverse group of teams and programs and has held her last five positions at the executive level. Cunha’s specialties include strategic planning, employee and union relations, and human resources development.

“Heather’s background and knowledge about human resources and community relations will be a real asset to our organization, and we look forward to welcoming her to our team,” says CEO Steven Sheets.

Prior to joining SB&H, Cunha held the roles of vice president of human resources for Harkins Theatres, vice president of human resources for True Food Kitchen, and senior regional director of people and culture for Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants. Partnering with leadership to influence human capital and culture, Cunha will connect business objectives to people initiatives with the goal of enhancing active employee investment and involvement.

Healthcare real estate firm rebrands to Integrity CRE

A rebrand. A new company name. An addition of three new employees.

Fresh off the celebration of its fifth anniversary, Wakeman Integrity is now Integrity CRE and its West Valley office continues to grow.

Kathleen “Kat” Soberano

Founded in 2017 by Melynn Wakeman, the Company President, Integrity CRE is a woman-owned commercial brokerage firm specializing in healthcare real estate. In addition to its recent rebrand and growth news, Integrity CRE is representing Hammes Partners, a national investment management firm focused exclusively on healthcare real estate, on a new 45,000 SF medical office building development in Buckeye, Arizona.

“We are excited to be representing a leading, national healthcare developer and investor on a new medical office building development in the Phoenix market,” Wakeman said.

Joining Integrity CRE are Marketing Coordinator Kathleen “Kat” Soberano, Operations Consultant Tami Conradson, and Real Estate Assistant Cassandra “Cassie” Harmon.

Tami Conradson

Soberano will be responsible for assisting the office administrator in daily tasks and building and executing multiple marketing campaigns to help expand the firm’s real estate brand. She will help strategize, execute, and manage a variety of ad campaigns to market new listings from beginning to end. Soberano will do so in collaboration with help from public relations, operations, and real estate agent teams.

Soberano, a native of the Philippines, holds a BA and was a communications major in multimedia arts. Away from the office, she and her husband love to travel, go on long motorcycle rides, spend time at the beach, camp with friends, or simply unwind at a local coffee shop.

Conradson, a former manager and franchise owner of a national printing business, will be responsible for overseeing active transaction construction projects, enhancing the CRM data management system, managing marketing Integrity CRE listings, handling tenant representation tasks and pipeline and leads reports, assisting in process management and in the management of staff.

Prior to joining Integrity CRE, Conradson was a property manager for a healthcare properties company. She has been a certified property manager and is a certified notary signing agent. Conradson owns a company, Stamp It Mobile Notary.

For more information visit www.integrityRealty4U.com.

Sagewood adds 2 senior staff members

Sagewood, a Life Plan Community featuring a resort-style setting in Northeast Phoenix, announces the appointment of two new senior staff members for Acacia Health Center and Desert Willow Assisted Living. Nicole Roenius is joining as Therapy Director and Melissa Alexander will be filling the role of Life Enrichment Director for Desert Willow and Acacia.

Roenius is joining Sagewood after many years of working for a sister Life Care Services (LCS) community in Milwaukee and prior to that she worked with stroke, Parkinson’s, and multiple sclerosis patients in a skilled nursing facility.

At Acacia, Roenius will be managing the therapists, providing updates to family members, caring for residents, creating discharge plans, and training new team members. She will be in a managerial role, but her goal is to treat the residents, as well, to stay active in the Sagewood community.

“In her short time in the role, Nicole is already making a huge impact at Acacia Health Center, Sagewood and Desert Willow,” says Natalie Miko, Acacia Health Center Administrator.

As the new Life Enrichment Director at Acacia and Desert Willow, Alexander will be providing oversight and support to the Community Life Coordinators in assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing. Her role will include administrative tasks, assisting with scheduled programs, and ensuring that activities offered in all three areas of care adhere to the dimensions of wellness and Sagewood standards as well as implementing LCS’s signature service, HeartFelt Connections for residents in memory care and assisted living.

“Adding Melissa to the team shortly after Nicole joined Acacia, has made our community even stronger. These two new employees are creating such a welcoming, caring environment for our residents and we are lucky to have them on our team,” adds Ed Smith, Associate Executive Director of Sagewood.

 

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