Burcham Hills Welcomes Kari Rennie as Executive Director

Kari Rennie, former associate executive director at Henry Ford Village in Dearborn, has replaced Pam Ditri, who retired, as executive director of Burcham Hills.

Rennie brings more than 10 years experience in long-term-care management, including more than five years with Life Care Services, Burcham Hills’ management company.

“Kari Rennie will continue Burcham Hills’ path of success,” says James Savage, president of Burcham Hills’ Board of Trustees.  “Her experience will guide us as we serve our clients and families and move forward with expansion plans, including StoneBriar of Burcham Hills.”

Rennie’s prior experience also includes admissions, marketing, social services, human resources and assisted living administration.  She also served for two years in the Peace Corps on the Caribbean island of Grenada from January 2004, during Hurricane Ivan in September 2004.

“Burcham Hills is a leader in senior living,” says Rennie.  “I look forward to our next chapter as Burcham Hills continues to grow and create inspired living.”

Rennie was a part of LeadingAge Michigan’s Inaugural Leadership Academy Class in 2015-16 and received the Leadership in Action Award through LeadingAge Michigan in 2016.  In 2018, she received the Quality of Excellence Award through the National Association of Activities Professionals.  She is a member of Life Care Services Operations Council member and earned a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology and exercise science from Michigan State University.

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