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Eagle’s Trace Employee Takes Advantage of Career Choices in Senior Living

Mar 7, 2018

Houston, Texas— For Andrew Ferraiuolo, a career in senior living has meant working hard and taking advantage of new possibilities. But it also comes with a sense of family.

“Every day is a new day, and when I am able to assist a resident, the gratification means much more because of the bond we share. I consider residents like family,” said Ferraiuolo, the Financial Analysist at Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community in West Houston.

On July 2, 2007, he started as a flex-time employee on the special projects team at Fox Run, a sister community...

Eagle's Trace Hires Joshua Chang as Director of Finance

Feb 28, 2018

Houston, Texas— Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community, announced the hiring of Joshua Chang as the Director of Finance.

In his leadership position, Chang will be responsible for daily supervision of strategic financial management, accounting and budgeting at the 71-acre campus. He will also provide business analysis and risk management support to the Executive Team of Eagle’s Trace.

Chang holds more than 20 years of experience in the information technology and financial sectors. Prior to joining Eagle’s Trace, Chang served as the Finance Leader for Hewlett Packard in its U.S. Federal Civilian segment with clients that...

Eagle’s Trace Appoints Jessica Ceballos to Lead Custom Interiors Program

Jan 23, 2018

Houston, Texas— Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community, announced the appointment of Mrs. Jessica Ceballos as Facilities Manager with an emphasis on custom interiors.

Mrs. Ceballos brings more than 12 years of interior design experience to her new position. Previously, she worked for Frontier Custom Builders as a new home designer and Elizabeth Cole LLC as a project manager in the merchandising department.

In her position at Eagle’s Trace, Mrs. Ceballos will meet with future and current residents to provide them with an array of stylish options and amenities to enhance their respective floor plans and...

Fitness Is a Year-Round Resolution at Eagle’s Trace

Jan 19, 2018

Houston, Texas-- According to a Nielsen survey, nearly 70 percent of all New Year’s resolutions are either to “stay fit and healthy” or “lose weight.”

Many residents of Eagle’s Trace have made achieving their fitness goals a year-long activity, empowered by on-campus resources and the ability to create an individual plan.

Jim Hughes has lived at the Erickson Living retirement community in West Houston with his wife, Mauree, for more than two years. A member of the Health & Wellness Committee, he looked to begin a water aerobics program designed specifically for men. He crafted a proposal,...

Eagle’s Trace Appoints Michael McKissack as General Services Director

Dec 22, 2017

Houston, Texas— Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community, named Michael McKissack as its Director of General Services.

Mr. McKissack brings more than 20 years of successful program and operations management, both domestically and abroad, to Eagle’s Trace. Employed by firms such as the Fluor Corporation, Halliburton and the Compass Group, he has utilized his engineering training to enhance projects ranging from the St. Jude’s Medical Research Center in Tennessee to the U.S. federal complex in Arkansas.

Beginning in 2002, Mr. McKissack accepted international assignments involving the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. State Department to provide...

Eagle's Trace Hosts Pink Out Day

Oct 12, 2017

Houston, Texas— October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Eagle’s Trace did its part by hosting a Pink Out Day on October 6.

Residents and employees of the Erickson Living retirement community in West Houston wore pink clothing, stickers, hats and beads. An afternoon snack featured pink cookies and lemonade with beautiful pink balloons.

Why is this such a worthwhile endeavor? Lisa Hadley, the Community Resources Coordinator at Eagle’s Trace, answers the question.

"We feel that this is important because cancer has impacted all of us in some way, whether it is personally, a family member...

Erickson Living Kicks Off Hurricane Harvey Employee Relief Fund with $2 Million Donation

Sep 3, 2017

Teamwork and True Community Abounds at Eagle’s Trace

While thousands of people throughout the country are responding to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, Erickson Living , developer and manager of Eagle’s Trace retirement community in West Houston, Texas, is no exception. In an effort to provide direct support to many of the 500+ Eagle’s Trace staff members and their families, Erickson Living has established the Eagle’s Trace Employee Relief Fund.

“This unprecedented storm has brought tremendous personal challenges to Eagle’s Trace staff, including the loss of...

Beautiful Campus a Year-Round Collaboration at Eagle's Trace

Aug 15, 2017

Houston, Texas— For residents and employees of Eagle’s Trace, the 70-acre campus of the Erickson Living retirement community is a source of beauty…and pride!

It takes hard work and expertise to keep the grounds looking attractive year-round, particularly with the heat and humidity of Houston in the summer months.

Mark Batterson, the former Director of General Services at Eagle’s Trace who was recently promoted to a regional leadership position as Director, Resident General Services, for Erickson Living in Baltimore, explains:

“Juan Sierra is the Senior Facilities Manager at Eagle’s Trace, and he does a great job...

Progressive Dinner at Eagle’s Trace Showcases Social Connections, Culinary Excellence

Aug 4, 2017

Houston, Texas— Residents and guests of Eagle’s Trace can attest to the saying that “shared dining fortifies us” following a unique event held at the Erickson Living retirement community on July 28.

Four residents opened their apartments as gracious hosts to six Priority List Members and two guests for a progressive dining experience. Each home served as a private venue to one course of a special four-course feast prepared by Executive Chef Donald Mutin, Sr. and the culinary professionals of Eagle’s Trace. Guests spent about 45 minutes at each location before moving to the next apartment.


Eagle’s Trace Finance Team Achieves Career Service Milestone

Jul 19, 2017

Houston, Texas— Congratulations to the Finance Team of Eagle’s Trace!

Shirley Glueck (Director of Finance), Stephanie Swedlund (Business Office Manager) and Andrew Ferraiuolo (Finance Analyst) have all recently achieved a significant career milestone: 10+ years of service.

Through the past decade, they have utilized their acumen and experience in their respective fields of accounting, business and finance to help the residents of Eagle’s Trace live better lives and the community to run smoothly.

The team is responsible for the financial oversight of Eagle’s Trace. They provide financial training to the operations team, oversee the annual budget...