Summer Blizzard Joins Morning Pointe Senior Living Team

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Morning Pointe Senior Living announces the addition of Summer Blizzard as director of business optimization. Ms. Blizzard will oversee the analysis of business and clinical systems, processes, data reporting and training across all departments. She joins Morning Pointe’s Chattanooga-based home office team from Elmcroft Senior Living’s corporate office in Louisville, Ky., where she held leadership positions in organizational development, marketing strategy, business analysis and information systems.

“We are proud to utilize Summer’s analytical skills as we enhance our strategy in making meaningful decisions to better serve residents and families,” said Greg A. Vital, president and CEO of Morning Pointe. “Her skills and passion are valuable and align with our goal to achieve effective business solutions for the senior living industry.”

The Georgetown native is a graduate of Meigs County High School and holds a bachelor of science in business administration from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.  Ms. Blizzard is a member of the National Investment Center for Senior Housing, where she serves as co-chair of the Future Leaders Council. She brings 10 years of medical and healthcare systems experience to her new role and says she is excited to join the growing Morning Pointe family.

“Over the past 20 years, Morning Pointe has proved to be a premier regional developer, owner and operator of senior living communities,” Ms. Blizzard says. “I am very proud to be a part of a company that is committed to serving seniors and developing the next generation of industry leaders.”

Ms. Blizzard resides in Meigs County and enjoys gardening, traveling, cycling and spending time with her husband, Christopher Coslow, and dog Clover.



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