The Annapolis Life Care, Inc. Board of Directors announced this week the appointment of Ray Fisher to the position of Chief Executive Officer of Ginger Cove, a premier continuing care or Life Plan community located in Annapolis, Maryland. Fisher joined Ginger Cove in November 2021 as an interim CEO following the departure of William M. Holman.
Mr. Fisher, an industry veteran with a twenty-year track record of strategic leadership and execution, most recently served as Chief Operating Officer of LifeSpire of Virginia, a system of continuing care retirement communities in Virginia, where he successfully led the operationalization of numerous campus expansions and repositioning projects. Ray’s senior living experience includes leadership positions as CFO, COO and CEO. Prior to entering the senior living industry, he served in a for-profit position that included the creation of a CSX subsidiary which grew to over $800 million in revenue both organically and through acquisition. Fisher is a graduate of Washington and Jefferson College and earned an MS in Finance from the University of Baltimore. He has instructed at The University of Baltimore, Virginia Commonwealth University, and case studies at the Darden School of Business.
“We welcome Ray to this important and pivotal leadership position and believe the depth of experience he has gained in senior living and more specifically continuing care retirement communities will serve Ginger Cove and its residents, families and staff well,” said ADM William O. Studeman, Board President of Annapolis Life Care, Inc. LLC.
Fisher will be developing and implementing the overall growth strategies for Ginger Cove as well as enhancing the exceptional services, amenities and lifestyles for the residents who live there.
“Ginger Cove is known as the most prestigious retirement living community in Annapolis,” said Fisher. “My goal is to not only maintain that well-deserved reputation, but to make sure Ginger Cove exceeds all expectations for residents and family members, provide a positive work environment for our staff — allowing us to attract and maintain the highest quality team in senior living and be excellent fiscal stewards positioning us for strategic growth and continued service to this community.”
Ginger Cove is a Life Plan community, located on the wooded shores of Gingerville Creek in Annapolis Maryland. An active retirement community for individuals 60 years of age and older, Ginger Cove offers an exceptional independent lifestyle that provides residents the freedom to pursue their personal interests while enjoying on-site amenities and health support as needed in their independent living, assisted living, memory support or skilled nursing apartment or suite. Residents at Ginger Cove have a wide array of options and personal services, on-site dining options, a rich schedule of activities, pool and spa, wellness center, art studio, croquet court, woodworking shop and the security of an on-site professional health center.
Ginger Cove has been a haven for Annapolis’s residents since 1988, is a CARF International accredited community and has a five-star rating from the Center for Medicare Services (CMS).
Ginger Cove is owned and operated by Annapolis Life Care, Inc. (ALC), a not-for-profit corporation.