Baptist Homes Society Announces New President & CEO

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Alvin W. Allison

Baptist Homes Society’s Board of Directors announced that it has selected Alvin W. Allison as the new President & CEO of the 101-year-old, not-for profit, faith-based organization, effective July 1, 2011.

According to Becky Surma, Chair of the Baptist Homes Society Board of Directors, “Al has demonstrated his leadership abilities as the interim President and Chief Executive Officer for the past six months while continuing his responsibilities as Providence Point’s Executive Director. His knowledge and experience in the ever-changing business of senior care, his commitment to “always putting residents first,” and his dedication to Baptist Homes Society’s mission brought him to the forefront as our candidate.”

Prior to serving as Interim President and CEO, Al served as the Executive Director of Providence Point from 2009 to present. Previously, Al served as Chief Operating Officer of Baptist Homes Society and as Executive Administrator of Baptist Homes. Before coming to Baptist Homes Society in 2007, Al held the position of Health Center Administrator of the Washington County Health Center and served as Associate Administrator and Interim Chief Executive Officer at Brownsville General Hospital.

Baptist Homes Society operates two communities—Baptist Homes & Baptist Manor in Mt. Lebanon and Providence Point in Scott Township. Together, the organization currently serves approximately 750 seniors and employs about 475 individuals. The communities offer independent living, short- and long-term rehabilitation, memory support, personal care and skilled nursing care services.