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LeadingAge Florida Statement Regarding the Appointment of CFO Jimmy Patronis

The following statement can be attributed to LeadingAge Florida President & CEO Steve Bahmer:

“On behalf of LeadingAge Florida, I want to congratulate Jimmy Patronis on his appointment as Chief Financial Officer of the State of Florida,” said LeadingAge Florida President & CEO Steve Bahmer. “LeadingAge Florida members look forward to working with CFO Patronis – a proven leader, entrepreneur, and dedicated public servant – on issues affecting Continuing Care Retirement Communities and the more than 30,000 seniors they care for.”

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For 54 years, LeadingAge Florida has served as a nonprofit statewide association of more than 250 mission-driven communities, representing the full continuum of care for seniors with members ranging from affordable housing to nursing homes and from assisted living facilities to continuing care retirement communities. LeadingAge Florida is proud to serve quality leaders who devote themselves to creating a culture of excellence that motivates and inspires others throughout the aging continuum. LeadingAge Florida’s members are trusted with providing quality care and services to Florida’s seniors. LeadingAge Florida promotes practices that support, enable and empower people to live fully as they age.