OVERLAND PARK, Kan. — Spectrum Retirement Communities, a Denver-based operator, has hired Karin McCrary as the executive director of Park Meadows Senior Living in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park.
McCrary joins Spectrum from Village Shalom, another senior living community in Overland Park, where she served as chief operating officer responsible for daily operations, including facilities and grounds, dining services, nursing, resident services, programming, social services and assisted living.
Prior to Village Shalom, McCrary served as vice president of Saint Luke’s Cancer Institute in Kansas City. Before McCrary’s eight years at St. Luke’s, she worked in hospital administration at Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park for 10 years and served as its director of oncology services.
McCrary is a governing board member of the Research College of Nursing, Rockhurst University and chairperson of its audit and finance committee. In addition, she serves as a cabinet member for LeadingAge Kansas.
McCrary holds a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the Research College of Nursing, Rockhurst University and a bachelor’s degree in life sciences from Kansas State University.