Anthem Memory Care Appoints Shannon Gutierrez, James Altrichter to VP Positions

LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. — Anthem Memory Care has named Shannon Gutierrez as national vice president of operations and James Altrichter as national vice president of clinical services.

Gutierrez was previously regional vice president of operations for Silverado in the Midwest. Her career has also included executive positions with Lexington Square of Elmhurst, Horizon Bay Retirement and Sunrise Senior Living.

Gutierrez received a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Illinois’ Jane Addams School of Social Work and is an Illinois Licensed Nursing Home Administrator.

Altrichter was previously senior vice president of risk management for Milestone Retirement Communities and has held positions with Vascular Access Centers and GlaxoSmithKline. Earlier in his career, he served as a nurse in long-term care and acute settings.

Altrichter received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the College of Saint Scholastica in Duluth, Minn., and holds a certification in public health nursing.

Based in Lake Oswego, Anthem operates 10 memory care communities in California, Colorado, Illinois and Kansas, with an 11th scheduled to open this fall.

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