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Windsor Run sales associates eager to make your visit informative…and fun!

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April 12th, 2016
Windsor Run Sales Team

(From left) Windsor Run Sales Director Tom Senger, Sales Associate Mindi Thinnes, Personal Moving Consultant June Parish, Sales Counselor Sara Foley, and Sales Associate Amanda Bates are dressed in their Carolina Panthers garb

Within seconds of walking through the doors of the new Windsor Run Sales Center, visitors receive a warm welcome from members of the energetic sales team, Mindi Thinnes and Amanda Bates.

Both women are on hand to help with answering questions and providing the resources necessary for visitors to make informed decisions.

“There is never any pressure,” says Thinnes. “We want to make sure Windsor Run is the right choice for our prospective residents as much as they do.” 

Putting people at ease

As a sales associate, Thinnes assists with outreach and education about the new community. 

“When I meet people interested in Windsor Run, I tell them about the Erickson Living lifestyle and the many benefits of a continuing care retirement community,” she says. 

But most importantly, she builds relationships with and among those interested in life at the community.

Prior to joining the Windsor Run sales team, Thinnes worked in the ophthalmic industry where she witnessed firsthand, seniors navigating the decision-making process when it came to improving their eyesight. 

“I’ve learned the importance of asking the right questions and listening to people talk about their own individual needs,” she says. “Choosing a retirement community is a big decision and my goal is to help people decide what is most important to them and then determine if Windsor Run meets those needs.”

Specially planned events

With an office located by the front door of the Windsor Run Sales Center, Bates is often the first smiling face guests see when they drop by for a visit.

“It’s always a pleasure to meet and greet everyone who visits our sales center,” she says. 

As a sales event associate, Bates, who previously planned and executed events for Lincoln Military Housing in San Diego, Calif., plans events for prospective Windsor Run residents and priority list members, including open houses, “Lunch and Learns,” and a variety of social events.

“This month, we have two Lunch and Learn events scheduled featuring Erickson Living Chief Medical Officer Dr. Matt Narrett,” she says. “As a new community, many of our prospective residents are eager to learn more the medical and health benefits that will be offered at Windsor Run. I’m excited about the lunches as they will provide not only great information but also time to ask questions.”

The Lunch and Learn events will be held in the stunning 48-seat event room at the sales center. 

Time to stop in

Since the sales center opened last November, both Thinnes and Bates find their days fly by meeting with people eager to call Windsor Run home.

“A visit to the sales center helps paint a picture of what Windsor Run will be like,” says Thinnes. “We’ve had many compliments on the lighting and design of the sales center, which is similar to what will be used in our clubhouse and residence buildings. We also have numerous visual tools, including virtual video tours, an apartment home design center, and a model kitchen.”

“I encourage anyone who’s interested in learning more about Windsor Run to plan a visit,” says Bates. “We look forward to meeting you.”