Eagle’s Trace Promotes Michael Friedel to Associate Executive Director

Houston, Texas—Eagle’s Trace, the Erickson Living retirement community, promoted Mr. Michael Friedel to the leadership position of Associate Executive Director.

Friedel joined Eagle's Trace in October 2014 to serve as its Director of Continuing Care.  He began his career with Erickson Living in 2011 at Oak Crest, a sister community in Baltimore, Maryland, where he first served as Assisted Living Manager and was later promoted to Director of Continuing Care.  He is currently licensed as a Nursing Home Administrator in Texas, Maryland, Delaware and Pennsylvania.  

“Since his arrival, Michael has played an invaluable role in the growth of Eagle’s Trace,” stated Stephen Aigner, Executive Director.  “He immediately built strong relationships with residents, employees and family members of our continuing care neighborhood, Bayou Vista, and established a strong leadership team that will ensure a bright future.”  

“Just as important, Michael is a servant leader in the truest sense of the phrase.  Combined with his knowledge of the senior living industry and community operations, he will be an asset to the campus Executive Team as we fulfill our mission to meet the demand for our services from new and current residents,” said Mr. Aigner.

In 2015, Friedel received the enterprise-wide 2015 Erickson Living Leadership Award.  The recognition is given to a manager or director with Erickson Living who continually demonstrates exceptional leadership qualities and inspires, motivates and empowers his or her team members to commit to excellence in serving residents.

A resident of Katy, Texas, he enjoys volunteering at the PowerHouse Church of Katy with his wife Diana and supporting health and wellness-related causes.


About Eagle’s Trace:  Eagle’s Trace is one of nineteen continuing care retirement communities managed by Erickson Living.  Located in Houston, Texas, the scenic 70-acre campus is home to more than 775 residents.  Eagle’s Trace is the ideal greater Houston retirement destination offering a true sense of community, convenience beyond compare and a sensible financial structure.