MEET OUR STAFF
Well Trained and Prepared
Complimentary to our quality controlled facility we maintain nurturing and knowledgeable personnel. "Taking Care of Those Who Took Care of Us" - exemplifies the commitment and dedication our staff have towards those in their care.
Casie Harris, the CEO of Windermere Memory Care, Inc. is a member of the Harris Family which currently owns and operates four Assisted Living Facilities in the Gulf Coast area. The Harris family has owned and operated assisted living facilities for over 30 years giving Ms. Harris over 25 years of knowledge in the Assisted Living Community. Ms. Harris is transferring from Grandview Retirement Center an 85-bed facility, second largest assisted living facility in Pensacola which consistently passes the Florida AHCA inspections with zero deficiencies. Along with her hands on experience, she holds a Degree in Business Management & Administrator License by the state of Florida. She believes in giving quality service to the elderly and promoting excellence of character to those that she employs.
Ms. Harris feels very blessed to restore her parents first facility built and sold in 1999 to a memory care facility. She has partnered up with experts in design and Decorative ideas for Windermere to specifically gear towards the residents needs and who suffer from Dementia and Alzheimer’s. From the logo, calming colors throughout the facility to the activities chosen to recovery memory loss, she feels it truly caters to her residents. Pensacola is home to Ms. Harris and she believes establishing an entire Memory Care facility will help our elderly population remain close their loved ones and boost employment in Escambia County. She is also is a member of Olive Baptist Church and a Big Sister in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Program.
Joann Notz Administrator of Windermere is a native of Pensacola, who is a Christian with a medical background of over 20 plus years as a nurse. She established an Alzheimer’s unit at a local nursing home that she worked at in 2007. She has a wealth of experience in geriatrics and particularly with Dementia/Alzheimer’s patients. She was hired by the Harris Family as the Health Care Coordinator for Grandview Retirement Center here in Pensacola. She was promoted to Assistant Administrator 6 months later and promoted again a year later to Administrator. Because of her background in Dementia / Alzheimer’s she decided to transfer from Grandview to Windermere to help establish this wonderful addition to Pensacola’s community. She is a strong advocate for the Elderly and believes that compassion and love are the foundation of care and integrity of character are the hall marks of excellence. She is excited to become a part of such a much needed service to our elderly population and looks forward to meeting the families and residents of Windermere.
Synthia King Assistant Administrator of Windermere has over 19 years of experience in the assisted living industry. She is a Christian and was hired by the Harris family over 6 years ago and transferred to Windermere in September 2016. She has held numerous positions in addition to her current one which includes Activity Director, Mediation Supervisor, Healthcare Coordinator Assistant and Marketing Director. Because of her knowledge and experience she is a valuable asset to Windermere Memory Care. Her genuinely sweet personality and can do spirit are infectious and worthy of emulating, she truly is a leader amongst her peers. Her love for the elderly is clearly seen by her commitment to excellent standards of resident care, her belief that the resident’s needs come first, and her loving dedication that they have a better quality of life. In short, she exemplifies the slogan of the company “Taking care of those who took care of us”.