Hanzie Named Administrator for Rockynol Retirement Community

Posted on June 05, 2007 in In The News

Rockynol Executive Director Leslie Belfance today announced Kara Hanzie has been named Administrator for the retirement community located at 1150 West Market Street, Akron. Hanzie comes to Rockynol from Ohio KePro and has nine years experience in long-term care.

Belfance noted Hanzie’s commitment to seniors is in line with Rocknol’s mission to provide older adults with caring and quality services toward the enhancement of physical, mental and spiritual well-being of our residents.

“We wholeheartedly welcome Kara to the Rockynol Family,” Belfance said. “She a wonderful addition in this important leadership position, and shares in our philosophy of only offering the highest quality, most compassionate care available today,” Belfance said.

Hanzie is a graduate of Ohio University with a bachelor degree in Long Term Care Administration. She lives in Akron with her husband, Rob and 10-month -old daughter, Abbey. Hanzie is from Corning in southeast Ohio.

Rockynol is owned and operated by Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS), the largest and most experienced not-for-profit provider of continuing care retirement communities and services in Ohio. With headquarters in Columbus, OPRS serves 4,500 residents annually, operates 11 adult day centers and offers Senior Independence services to more than 49,000 older adults in 37 Ohio counties.