Piedmont Crossing Employee Receives Statewide Recognition

May 13, 2019


Tommy Johnson, a team member at Piedmont Crossing retirement community, was selected as the recipient of the LeadingAge North Carolina Service Excellence Award. Johnson joins 18 other award winners statewide who exemplify excellence in advocacy, innovation, leadership, collaboration, governance, and service benefitting the field of aging services.

This year’s awards were presented at a special luncheon during LeadingAge North Carolina’s Annual Conference May 8th at the Marriott Resort and Spa at Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach, SC.

“The entire team at Piedmont Crossing is excited to see Tommy’s service recognized and honored in such a positive way,” shared Doug Russell, Executive Director at Piedmont Crossing. “Tommy sets a great example of what it means to go above and beyond for those in our care.”

LeadingAge North Carolina President and CEO, Tom Akins, says about the award winners, “The actions of those who were honored remind us why we work in this field. They inspire us to be more openhearted because their compassion is unequaled. I am proud to work with this group of caring professionals.”

LeadingAge North Carolina, located in Raleigh, is an association of nonprofit providers of aging services. The Association has 69 nonprofit member communities statewide that include continuing care retirement communities/life plan communities and affordable housing providers. Its members employ 15,000 mission-oriented staff serving more than 20,000 North Carolinians. The Association offers education, advocacy, networking and shared services and is the state affiliate for LeadingAge in Washington, DC (an association of 6,000 nonprofit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging).