Highland Springs Announces Hiring of Debbie Malone as Dining Services Director

DALLAS, TX---Highland Springs, the Erickson Living retirement community in North Dallas, announced the hiring of Debbie Malone as Dining Services Director. Prior to joining Highland Springs, Ms. Malone worked with Bank of America for twenty-nine years, most recently in the role of Corporate Food Services Director.  She was responsible for associate cafes, executive dining, conference centers and the office beverage program. "With her accomplished history in the culinary industry, the residents and employees of Highland Springs will be well-served by Debbie's leadership," stated Chris Emmett, Executive Director.  "We pride ourselves on resident satisfaction, and serving a variety of delicious and healthy meals is an important part of that commitment." As Dining Services Director at Highland Springs, Ms. Malone will lead 125 dining associates.  She will also oversee the operation of two on-campus restaurants featuring a variety of dining experiences from formal to casual.  The Dining Services Department also includes the catering event team and carry-out & delivery service for residents.  Over 500 meals are served to residents and staff every day. Additionally, she will begin operations at the new continuing care neighborhood at Highland Springs in February.  Offering assisted living, memory care, post acute rehabilitation and outpatient rehabilitation services, the neighborhood will feature 24-hour bistros and person-centered dining choices. A resident of Dallas, Ms. Malone attended the Executive MBA Program at Southern Methodist University.  She volunteers with NY Cares.  About Highland Springs: Highland Springs, 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.

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