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Michelle Kraus Appointed Executive Director at Ingleside at King Farm
Former interim executive director takes 22 years of long-term care experience to the new role


ROCKVILLE, Md. – Ingleside at King Farm, a premier, life plan community located in Rockville, Maryland, named Michelle Kraus as its executive director. Ingleside at King Farm is one of three not-for-profit communities operated by Ingleside in the D.C. Metropolitan area.

Before joining Ingleside, Kraus served as Vice President of Operations for Vero Health Management, where she oversaw four long-term care facilities in Massachusetts and Georgia. Her high-level experience stems from her 18-year tenure as senior administrator of health at Arcola Health and Rehabilitation center in Silver Spring, Maryland. Under her leadership, the organization received the 2012 American Health Care Association Bronze Award- Commitment to Equality.

"We are proud of what Michelle accomplished as interim executive director of Ingleside at King Farm," said Vice President of Operations Christine Podles. "With important milestones approaching such as the 10-year anniversary celebration and the opening of its new addition Gardenside, we could not be more excited with her leading the community."

Ingleside at King Farm's addition, Gardenside, will add 120 new independent living residences to the community and also will include a state-of-the-art Center for Healthy Living and a Health Services Center with 32 new assisted living memory support residences. The upcoming addition is scheduled for completion in 2019/2020.

Kraus, a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, holds a master's degree from George Washington University in Health Services Administration. She has maintained an active NHA license since 1997 and continues to hold her certification as a preceptor to mentor and coach training administrators. She constantly receives recognition for her operational excellence in Quality Assurance Performance Improvement, CMS Five-Star Quality Ratings, Joint Commissions Accreditations, Federal/State Regulatory Survey results, financial profitability, fiscal activity, employee stability and customer satisfaction.


About Ingleside at King Farm
Ingleside at King Farm is an older adult living community located in Rockville, MD and is a member of the Ingleside family of communities. The not-for-profit life plan community provides residents independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, memory care and rehabilitation services. Residents can engage in a wide variety of wellness and lifelong learning opportunities and access a broad range of services and amenities. Ingleside at King Farm offers a signature cultural arts program. Ingleside at King Farm is fully accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), the independent organization that evaluates CCRCs on 1,700 different criteria, from health care to food service to finances. For more information, visit Follow Ingleside at King Farm on Facebook here.









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