September 28, 2023
McMINNVILLE, OR — Following the recent promotion of two regional directors of operations, The Springs Living has announced the appointment of two new regional directors of operations.
According to a press release, Ole Lindbo has joined the organization as RDO of the northern Oregon region, while Tim Minks has been promoted from executive director to RDO of the Montana region.
“When hiring a regional director of operations, we look for someone who is skilled in accountability, compliance, and strategic implementation while also demonstrating empathetic leadership,” said Nicole Jemming, vice president of operations for The Springs Living. “Both Ole and Tim demonstrate these qualities in spades in addition to reflecting the values-based approach to community operations.”
With over 15 years of experience leading senior living communities, Lindbo comes to The Springs Living from his previous role as RDO at Sapphire Health Services in Oregon. He previously led various communities in Oregon, California, and Washington as executive director, and he is currently the state leader on behalf of National Center for Assisted Living for the state of Washington. Working with the Oregon Health Care Association (OHCA), Lindbo will continue to advocate for older adults’ needs, something he developed a passion for a youngster visiting the skilled-nursing community where his mother was a caregiver.
Minks brings 15 years of healthcare experience to his new role; he previously served as executive director of both The Springs at Lake Oswego and at The Springs at Wilsonville, both in Oregon. He was also previously an RDO and ED for Avamere Family of Companies in Oregon. He is a long-time volunteer for the Alzheimer’s Association and he has served on the board of Gifted Wishes, a nonprofit organization benefiting hospice patients.
Founded in 1996 and based in McMinnville, Oregon, The Springs Living currently owns and operates 19 senior living communities offering independent living, assisted living, and memory care services in Oregon and Montana. When it opens in 2024, The Springs at The Waterfront will be its first community in Washington.