GAINESVILLE, Va.—Retirement Unlimited, Inc. (RUI) has named Steve Wilkins as executive director for their The Wellington at Lake Manassas Community. RUI is a family-owned and operated senior living community management company with a 35+-year reputation in Virginia.
In his 25-year career, Wilkins has held successful and reputable leadership positions in both the senior living industry as well as the Albemarle County Police Department. With his experience in multi-level senior living including memory care, Steve blends energy and compassion with outstanding business, organizational, leadership, and interpersonal communication skills to create a positive atmosphere for residents, family, and friends as well as all team members.
“Steve Wilkins is a great addition to our team,” said Doris-Ellie Sullivan, president of RUI. “His diverse background in both senior living and the police department brings a unique approach to operations, sales and business development. We are excited about his passion to execute our mission to deliver a lifestyle that our residents have earned and deserve.”
Wilkins was the 2019 recipient of the Virginia Assisted Living Association (VALA) Diamond Award for Assisted Living Administrator of the Year.
“After spending an entire career in law enforcement and striving daily to provide customer service to both internal and external customers, I was looking for an opportunity to bring all my experience, talent, and training to a profession that allowed me to continue to serve and impact lives in a meaningful way,” said Wilkins.
About Retirement Unlimited Inc.
Retirement Unlimited, Inc. (RUI) is owned and operated by the Virginia families of Fralin and Waldon. Led by its third generation of Fralins and second generation of Waldrons, RUI currently has 10 senior living communities throughout Virginia and several active development projects. Their communities offer independent living, assisted living, and memory care program Inspiritás, as well as a full spectrum of life enrichment programs including RUI University, a lifelong learning and continuing education program.
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