Winslow resident appointed as associate director of The Watermark in Philadelphia

Guy Wiengand Jr. moved to Philadelphia from Winslow Township to pursue a career in social work.

The Watermark at Logan Square has appointed Guy Wiegand Jr., MSW, as Associate Executive Director of the Center City, Philadelphia retirement community located at 2 Franklin Town Blvd. Wiegand is a long-time senior living professional with nearly 20 years of experience. He had a previous engagement with The Watermark at Logan Square from 2008 to 2010 as a social worker.

Most recently, Wiegand worked his way up from Activities Director to Director of Independent Living at The Fountains at Cedar Parke in Atco, NJ. He also worked as an Elder Care Coordinator at Rothamel Bratton, LLC.

“Guy has a proven track record in resident satisfaction and has demonstrated good teamwork with associates across every discipline, from dining and housekeeping, to maintenance and transportation, and community life and caregiving,” said Jennifer Tapner, Executive Director. “In addition to his certification as a social worker, Guy is a Certified Elder Care Coordinator. He was selected from a field of well-qualified candidates for both these excellent credentials and interpersonal skills.”

In his role as Associate Executive Director of The Watermark at Logan Square, Wiegand will assist Tapner with day-to-day operations overseeing the facility’s independent and personal care apartments, skilled nursing center, rehabilitation services, memory care center and variety of programs to meet the unique needs of each resident.

“Guy’s main focus will be to work with our entire team to ensure that we are fulfilling our commitments to residents throughout the building by always providing a pleasant, welcoming atmosphere along with excellent service and care,” Tapner added.

Wiegand graduated from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice with a Bachelor of Arts in forensic psychology and New York University with a Master of Social Work.