The Summit at Saratoga, an independent senior-living community for adults 55-plus in Saratoga Springs, promoted Christy Durant from senior living consultant to community manager.
In her new position, the Wilton resident will supervise the day-to-day property management, including hiring and training new staff. She is also responsible for leasing the facility’s 110 apartments, as well as overseeing all aspects of the community’s marketing activities.
Durant, a graduate of Providence College, launched her career as director of resident services at Sakonnet Bay Manor in Tiverton, R.I. She held other positions in Rhode Island, including director of marketing and sales at East Bay Manor in East Providence and executive director of Greenwich Bay Manor in East Greenwich.
Upon returning to the Capital Region, the Amsterdam native worked as executive director of the Crossings at Saratoga Springs, director at Avila Retirement Community in Albany and director at Woodlawn Retirement Community in Saratoga Springs.
She holds an MBA from the University at Albany.
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First New York Federal Credit Union announced that Heather Parent has been promoted to assistant branch manager of the company’s Saratoga branch.
She was previously the support services supervisor of the Operations and Support Services Department at First New York’s Headquarters from 2015-2016.
Prior to joining First New York Federal Credit Union, Parent worked for Community Resource Federal Credit Union in Latham as a Visa coordinator, member service representative and member service/operations supervisor.
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