Moorings Park Communities Names Renee Drake Forte as VP of Human Resources

September 07, 2021

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Moorings Park Communities, the parent company for Moorings Park, Moorings Park at Grey Oaks and the newest community, Moorings Park Grande Lake, is thrilled to welcome Renee Drake Forte as the new Vice President of Human Resources. She will undertake overall responsibility for Human Resources for all three campuses.

“We’re so pleased to have Renee join our Moorings Park team as her role is essential to maintaining and growing our astounding team of partners,” said Dan Lavender, CEO and President of Moorings Park Communities. “Her extensive Human Resources background in the Life Plan Communities makes her an exemplary fit; she knows the qualities and skills that Moorings Park Communities seeks in its employees to deliver the best care and resources to each of our members.”

With over 20 years of experience in Human Resources leadership in the hospitality and health care industry, Forte will be a remarkable head to the HR department in maintaining an excellent team of partners.

Skilled Management and HR Specialist 

Graduating with a bachelor’s degree in Management from University of South Florida, Drake Forte is a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR and SHRM-SCP) and a member of the Society of Human Resources and International Coaching Federation.

Forte comes to Moorings Park from Lifespace Communities, a national continuing care retirement community provider, where she held the role of Human Resources Director for the Southwest region. 

Great Place to Work® Certified Organization

Moorings Park Communities recently received the Great Place to Work® certification thanks to the tremendous team of partners, all working together to create world-renowned Life Plan Communities. The organization offers a culture that values each and every individual and hires partners who live the values and embrace the mission of providing Simply the Best® communities and services for successful aging with professional and compassionate care to each person served. The Human Resources team has a strong hand in this accreditation as the department works to scout the best of the best to help uphold Moorings Park Communities’ reputation of excellence.

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