Executive Director, Deer Ridge Memory Care
William was born and raised in Anderson SC. At the age of 17 he enlisted in the US Army and served as a calvary scout assigned to an Air Calvary unit based at Schofield Barracks HI. After finishing a 3 year commitment, he returned to SC for a brief period of time before enlisting in the United States Marine Corp as
a communications specialist. This assignment took him back to HI where he was stationed at MCAS Kaneohe Bay. He spent 3 more years in service and decided to get out and pursue other things in life. In 1987, William Moved to the state of WA. After working a variety of jobs, He decided to return to school. He went to Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood WA, where he studied practical nursing. It was during preclinical training that William found his calling in life which was serving elders, especially those suffering from Dementia and the issues associated with caring for the people diagnosed with it. This calling has spanned more than 3 decades and continues to drive his passion to help others to understand the dynamics of aging and care delivery. William currently lives in Puyallup WA with his wife Lesya and two sons, Konstantine 14, and David, 13. He loves travel, reading, and physical exercise, especially racquetball. In addition to being a Licensed Practical Nurse, William is also certified as an Assisted Living Administrator, Holds a WA state Real Estate Brokers license and is a member of the Puyallup South Hill Rotary, NWMLS and Boy Scouts of America.
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