- LOUIS PARK, MN – September 29, 2017 – Barb Klick, CEO, Sholom has been named to LeadingAge Minnesota’s 50 for the Next 50. 50 for the next 50 recognizes innovative and influential leaders who are charting the course for the next wave of older adult services that will empower Minnesotans to age well and live fully.
“50 for the next 50 are pioneers, challenging the status quo to transform and enhance the experience of aging” said Gayle Kvenvold, President and CEO, LeadingAge Minnesota. “These leaders are making forward-looking innovations in service delivery, elevating the profession of caregiving and best preparing Minnesota for the future needs of its aging population. We are energized by what lies ahead with the mix of these experienced and next generation leaders at the helm.”
The 50 for Next 50 represent a broad array of professionals who work on behalf of older adults in senior living, adult day services, home care and skilled nursing as well as organizations that support long term services and support throughout Minnesota.
A highly motivated healthcare professional, Ms. Klick most recently served as the Chief Operating Officer for Fairview Physicians Associates managing a network of over 2500 physicians. In addition to her experience in operations, Barbara has been actively involved in strategic planning, competitive marketing strategies, and developing community relationships. She brings a wealth of experiences having worked in the non-profit, for profit, and government health care arenas.
The 50 for Next 50 were recognized as part of LeadingAge Minnesota’s 50th Anniversary. Founded in 1967, LeadingAge Minnesota is the state’s largest association of the organizations serving older adults. Together with more than 50,000 caregivers, our members provide quality, compassionate services and support to nearly 70,000 older adults every day in all the places they call home.