Donna’s career has been committed to leading organizations in providing excellent health and human services in the public and private sectors. From 2003 to 2011, Donna was the Executive Director of Riderwood, the largest Continuing Care Retirement in the United States and home to more than 2,600 seniors. She had full development and operational responsibility providing vision, innovation, and leadership for the community; achieving company-wide objectives for quality care and services; achieving revenue, cost and profitability targets; resident/community public relations; staff development; effective Board of Directors relationship; and serving as a resource in support of corporate growth.
Previously, Donna spent nearly 20 years in public service in Prince George’s County Government where she had the opportunity to develop and implement pioneering programs and policies that enhanced the quality of the lives of County residents. During her last four years in Prince George’s County Government, she served as Deputy Chief Administrative Officer for Health and Human Services to County Executive Wayne Curry. In this position, she was responsible for health and human service policy and leadership of the Departments of Social Services, Health, Aging, Family Services, and Disabilities.
Through the years, Donna has volunteered to serve on the Board of Directors for several organizations and is a volunteer presenter for community groups on topics such as Healthy Aging, Memory and Brain Health, Alzheimer’s and Dementia and Caregiving. Donna currently volunteers as Mid-County Lead for Dementia Friendly Prince George’s County and serves on the PGSPN Board as the Education Chair.