Williamsburg Landing President to Retire Next Year

Williamsburg Landing's President and CEO announced his plans to retire next year.

Steve Montgomery, who has led the Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC) since 2007, will officially step down on June 30, 2016, announced James Golden, Chairman, Williamsburg Landing Board of Directors. Williamsburg Landing is led by a board of local community leaders.

"Steve has done a masterful job sustaining Williamsburg Landing as the premier CCRC in the region," said Golden. "He made significant improvements in virtually every area of Williamsburg Landing's operations, including superb health care and outstanding resident services. He guided significant investments in our facilities, helped launch the home and community-based services program, "ChooseHome," in partnership with Riverside Health System, and he has laid the foundation for expansion and innovation in our healthcare services."

Montgomery holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and a Masters in Health Administration from the Medical College of Virginia, now known as Virginia Commonwealth University. Steve is a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives. He previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Williamsburg Community Hospital, Regional Vice President Mid-Atlantic for Premier, Inc., Vice President/Operations for Mary Immaculate Hospital, Special Consultant for Riverside Health System and Administrator of Riverside Rehabilitation Institute.

A well-known volunteer in the Williamsburg community for over thirty years, Montgomery is the current Chair of the Board of Directors for "ChooseHome" and serves on the James City County Economic Development Authority, the Board of Directors of the Williamsburg Community Health Foundation, the Community Advisory Committee for Sentara Williamsburg Regional Medical Center and the Rotary Club of Williamsburg.

Montgomery announced his retirement plans now to facilitate a smooth transition next year. Golden said the board will form a search committee this summer and launch a formal search for the new CEO in the fall.

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