Florida Senior Consulting welcomes Rachel Byrd, CDP, to its team as Regional Manager of Lee and Collier counties. A senior advocacy and consulting organization, Florida Senior Consulting partners with older adults and their families to help them navigate the next stage of their lives.
As Regional Manager, Byrd is focused on building relationships with seniors and their families and providing personalized guidance to help them find the best care and living options tailored to meet their needs.
Byrd has a decade of experience in senior living and is the former Director of Sales and Marketing at The Preserve in Fort Myers, where she spent over four years opening the community. Her other roles included Director of Life Enrichment, Life Enrichment Assistant, Therapeutic Recreation Lead, Dietary Aide, and a marketing internship.
Byrd earned her bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Florida Gulf Coast University and her master’s degree in gerontology from the University of South Florida. She is a certified Advanced Activity Professional, a CORE certified assisted living administrator and a Certified Dementia Practitioner. Byrd is a former board member of CAMEO of Lee County.
“Having grown up around seniors, with my father and grandfather both spending their entire careers in the field of senior living, my love for and involvement in senior communities has been lifelong,” said Byrd, Regional Manager of Florida Senior Consulting. “I’m looking forward to being a helping hand to guide our clients through the process of aging and the next steps that come with it.”
Outside of work, Byrd is an active member of Cape Coral’s gym community and participates in local competitions. Byrd enjoys spending time with her family, including her niece, nephews and eight-month-old daughter.