EAST LAKE, Fla. — Watercrest Senior Living Group has hired Alexander Powell as executive director of Market Street Memory Care Residence East Lake. Located in the Tampa suburb of East Lake, the community is a 64-unit memory care community.
Powell has served as a sales director and executive director in The Villages in Central Florida.
With an MBA from Saint Leo University, Powell had plans to pursue a legal career. But, as the eldest son of a pastor and nurse, he felt a passion for community service. After caring for his great-grandmother, Powell realized his calling to support seniors in transition to new adventures in life. His senior living career began as a community administrator.
Powell has served the Alzheimer’s Family Organization since 2018, joining the Board of Directors and strengthening resources available for those caring for loved ones in the disease process.