Sarasota, Fla. – Scott Anderson will join the Jewish Housing Council Foundation as Vice President of Philanthropy. He has signed a multi-year contract which begins July 1, 2016. Anderson served most recently as Senior Philanthropic Advisor for almost 10 years with Gulf Coast Community Foundation, a longstanding supporter of the Jewish Housing Council Foundation and Kobernick-Anchin-Benderson,
“We are honored and thrilled to have Scott Anderson joining our leadership team, especially during this exciting period of growth at Kobernick-Anchin-Benderson,” said CEO Heidi Brown. “We’re in the midst of launching innovative new programs and investing $1.5 million in renovations and enhancements for our residents and the broader community. We’re also poised to expand the campus to include other models of independent living and adult day care services. Scott’s philanthropic reach and expertise will help us continue to raise the standard in senior living and care. He brings to us his love for the Kobernick-Anchin-Benderson campus and its residents, his deep knowledge of our nonprofit community and enormous enthusiasm for programs that benefit older adults.”
According to Anderson, “This is the perfect place to start the next chapter of my life. I have been involved at the Board level and have a thorough grasp on the direction The Jewish Housing Council Foundation should take to support the mission and vision of the organization. The plans for campus enhancements will benefit current and future residents. I am excited to be a part of making the vision a reality.”
“We appreciate what Scott has done in our community and wish him great success with the Jewish Housing Council Foundation.” stated Mark Pritchett, Gulf Coast Community Foundation President and CEO.
In addition to his decade of experience in philanthropy with the Gulf Coast Community Foundation, Scott serves as a volunteer for multiple community organizations, has served as senior account executive for Herald-Tribune Media Group and held management positions with GTE.
Established in 1993, Kobernick-Anchin-Benderson is Sarasota’s only rental senior community offering a full continuum of care. It is a state-of-the-art retirement complex on a 27-acre campus in The Meadows and is convenient to cultural and recreational attractions in the greater Sarasota-Manatee area. It is a not-for-profit organization developed by Jewish Housing Council and supported by the Jewish Housing Council Foundation. Kobernick House offers independent living with wellness services. Anchin Pavilion offers assisted living, secure memory care, and the Benderson Family Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. All options are available on the same campus so residents can age in place with dignity and peace of mind.