ROCKVILLE, Md. — Ingleside at King Farm, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Washington, D.C. suburb of Rockville, has named Christine Podles its new executive director.
An industry veteran with 20 years of senior living experience, Podles spent more than 16 years at Catholic Charities in Baltimore, where she was responsible for managing the daily operations of The Neighborhoods at St. Elizabeth and overseeing The Green House Residences, both skilled nursing communities.
Podles has more than 20 years of experience as a licensed nursing home administrator. She holds a master’s degree from the Erickson School for the Management of Aging Services and a bachelor’s degree in communication and marketing from Bradley University in Peoria, Ill. She was also the recipient of the Lifespan Golden Award for outstanding quality of care and service.
Ingleside at King Farm is one of three nonprofit Ingleside CCRCs in the D.C. area.