Riderwood Appoints Wendy Ferris as Director of General Services

SILVER SPRING, MD---Riderwood, the Erickson Living retirement community, announced the hiring of Wendy Ferris as the Director of General Services. Previously, Mrs. Ferris served as an administrator at Ginger Cove, a retirement community in Annapolis, MD, for eleven years. In her leadership position at Riderwood, Mrs. Ferris will oversee the daily operations of the General Services Department that includes over two hundred employees.  She will coordinate long-range, master planning infrastructure projects such as Riderwood Connect, the implementation of Wi-Fi services throughout the 120-acre campus.  Mrs. Ferris will also work with campus leadership on achieving high resident satisfaction results. Mrs. Ferris earned her B.A. from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) in Health Science & Policy and Medical Sociology.  She received an MBA degree from the University of Phoenix. An Annapolis native, Mrs. Ferris currently resides in Elkridge with her husband and two daughters.  She volunteers with the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland and has served as a surveyor for CARF-CCAC. [caption id="attachment_121840" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Wendy Ferris, Director of General Services at Riderwood[/caption] About Riderwood:  Riderwood is one of eighteen continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living.  Located in Silver Spring, Maryland, the scenic 120-acre campus is home to more than 2,500 residents.  Riderwood is the ideal greater Washington, D.C. retirement destination offering a true sense of community, convenience beyond compare and a sensible financial structure.

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