Charlestown Hires Neal Gantert as Director of Finance

CATONSVILLE, MD---Charlestown, the Erickson Living retirement community, announced the hiring of Neal Gantert as the new Director of Finance. Mr. Gantert has been with Erickson Living since February 2000 in leadership roles in the Financial Planning & Analysis, Finance Systems and Accounting Departments.  Previously in 2012, he served as Corporate Finance Director. As the Director of Finance at Charlestown, Mr. Gantert will be responsible for establishing and maintaining comprehensive financial controls and efficient procedures, financial planning and reporting as well as supporting all financial needs of operations. "With our campus modernization project well underway, this is an exciting year for Charlestown," stated Vinson Bankoski, Associate Executive Director.  "We look forward to Neal playing a major role in the success of our operations and providing first-class support to residents and staff, just as he has accomplished throughout his career with Erickson Living." Mr. Gantert graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting. A resident of Cedarcroft with his wife and two daughters, he coaches soccer with the Charles Village Recreational League. About Charlestown: Charlestown, managed and developed by Erickson Living, is a retirement community that provides worry-free living for America's seniors-the country's fastest growing population segment.  Erickson Living's financial value and predictable monthly service fees provide residents across the country financial peace of mind.  Comprehensive health and wellness services, integrated into our continuum of care, lead to demonstrated resident benefits.  A robust complement of resident programs and facilities promote an engaged, fulfilling lifestyle that is reflected in resident satisfaction levels that exceed the industry average.  For more information, please visit www.ericksonliving.com.