Valerie McGhee, MPA, has served as a CEO/Administrator in long term care for the past 12 years; primarily in Kansas. Her most recent job, for the past three years, was with Via Christi Villages in Manhattan, KS.
Valerie has always chosen to work in the field of aging; both in mental health and acute health care services before transitioning to long term care. Her work career has also encompassed education, by teaching at the University level. Valerie continues to be active in state and national aging services.
Originally from Kansas City, Missouri, Valerie completed both her undergraduate and graduate degrees at Missouri State and University of Missouri.
Valerie is married to Mike, who has been retired for over 10 years. They have two grown children; a daughter and her family who live in the Kansas City area and a son and his family who live in the greater Manhattan, KS area. They are blessed with three grandsons, ages 4 months to 7 years. Valerie and Mike have mothers who are still living; one in the Kansas City area at an Assisted Living community and the other in Ellsworth, KS in long term care.
She is looking forward to leading a team of highly dedicated staff at Parkside Homes, Inc. and helping them lead the community to continued excellence for the residents whom they serve.
Valerie will live in Hillsboro and is anxious to become involved in the community, once their home sells in Manhattan, KS.