Gardant Employee Honored with 40 Under 40 Recognition

Alexandra Shuell has been honored with Kankakee County's 40 Under 40 recognition for 2020.

The Kankakee County Chamber of Commerce recently announced this year’s class of 40 Under 40 recipients. Among them was Gardant Management Solutions employee, Alexandra Shuell.

Alexandra is committed to learning and is known to seek out professional and personal growth opportunities. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Organizational Psychology and is currently pursuing her Master’s in Business Administration. She also holds the following certifications: Strengths Strategy Specialist (People Acuity), People Acuity Guide (People Acuity), Certified Marketing Professional (Wirthwein) and Crisis Intervention Training (ICASA).

Alexandra is a magnetic, enthusiastic leader who goes above and beyond to make a difference in the lives of those she serves. She is talented in identifying strengths in others and leveraging those to drive the mission and vision of our company. She has grown professionally through career promotions within the senior living industry, having started as a Community Administrator at Heritage Woods of Dwight. She was promoted to Regional Director of Marketing and Sales and most recently to her current position of Regional Director of Operations.

Meghann Giarraputo nominated Alexandra, and she had these words to say:

In Alexandra’s personal and professional time, she can be described as a world changer.  Alexandra serves as a transformational leader in the field of senior living as demonstrated by her continued compassionate, intentional, and thoughtful actions.  In her current professional position, Alex has the privilege of serving senior living leaders across the several counties, including Kankakee, and positively impacting hundreds of lives whether it be senior living teams, senior living residents, or the community at large.  Lastly, Alexandra is an out of the box thinker and trailblazer; under Alex’s leadership, communities have exceeded goals related to exceptional quality of care and experiences in the senior population throughout Kankakee County and beyond.

The Kankakee County 40 Under 40 Program was developed to identify young, local professionals who advance their profession and give back to the community.

Gardant Management Solutions has 20+ years of industry-acclaimed operational history in developing, managing and consulting for senior living, assisted living and memory care communities.