ULC Welcomes New Administrator

Published: Jul 31st, 2015

On July 13th, United Living Community welcomed the new Administor, Kathy Holland. Kathy is a native of Brookings and graduate of Brookings High School.  She attended “the other university in South Dakota” and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work.  She returns to Brookings after working as a Social Worker in Groton and an Administrator in Arlington and Milbank, South Dakota and Grand Rapids, Minnesota.   Kathy has led 3 facilities in obtaining Quality Awards (3 Bronze and 1 Silver) from the American Health Care Association/National Centers for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL).  She has also served as an Examiner for the AHCA/NCAL Silver Quality Award as a team lead.  System oriented quality in long-term care is one of Kathy’s passions.  In 2003 and 2008, Kathy, along with the Director of Nursing she worked with, earned the Administrator/Director of Nursing partnership award from Golden Living for achieving excellence in long-term care.  Kathy was named the South Dakota Administrator of the year in 2009.  Kathy and her husband, John have three children, Sam, Alex and Anna.  She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, attending sporting events and traveling. Please join us in welcoming Kathy!