ELK GROVE, Calif. — Koelsch Communities has named Irene Charnell as executive director of The Park at Laguna Springs, a 129-unit independent living community in the Sacramento suburb of Elk Grove.
Charnell brings more than 15 years of senior living experience to the community. She started as an active living director at a retirement community and has held a variety of positions within the industry including activity director, director of resident services and marketing director, and previously served as executive director of another community in California.
Koelsch also hired Terrie Peters as director of community relations for the property. Peters brings nearly a decade’s worth of senior living experience to the role. She previously worked at an assisted living and memory care community in Elk Grove. She started as an activity director and worked her way up to sales director. In her new role, she will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with local businesses and networking with organizations for the community.