MEET THE STAFF

About the Staff

Joel Fox,
Executive Director

Joel has been with Hope Landing for over 7 years. Since hired, he has served in multiple roles including caregiver, project manager, and now serves as our Executive Director. His primary charge is to manage the day to day business operations, he also enjoys assisting our owner with business development. Joel came to Hope Landing fresh out of college with a degree in Biology from Olivet College. He found his niche while caring for the residents of Hope Landing. Since graduating Olivet, Joel has received his Certified Assisted Living Director and a Certified Dementia Practitioner. His service extends beyond Hope Landing as he helps the Michigan Centers for Assisted Living as the Marketing Committee Chair. He is also a Board Member of The Charlotte Rotary club. Joel is a strong supporter of community development which has led his participation in the grassroots movement #CharlotteRising. Joel is happily married with a four-legged baby. Joel enjoys staying active through many forms of physical exercise. The area of his job he enjoys the most is one on one time with each resident. The time spent connecting, building relationships and sharing stories is why he loves coming to work each day. 

Cheri Kiplinger, 
Director of Care

Cheri has worked for Hope Landing for over 9 years. She started out as a Caregiver working nights. Now she is charged with resident care. She is Hope Landing’s information hub as she supervises caregivers, communicates with providers, residents and their families. As she has grown with the company, so has her knowledge as she received certifications for Certified Assisted Living Director and Certified Dementia Practitioner. Cheri has been with her husband Mike for over 28 years. They have two grown sons, and 2 grandchildren age 5 and 2 that they enjoy spending time with. 

FranCee English, 
Director of Operations & Dining Services

Director of Operations and Dining Services, FranCee English, grew up in the Chicago suburbs. She moved to Michigan almost 30 years ago. Before coming to Hope Landing she helped her husband manage the Charlotte Country Club, where she oversaw the restaurant and lounge operations. Five years ago, she did some volunteer work for Hope Landing. During this time, she fell in love with the family like environment. After the Country Club was sold, she decided to join the Hope Landing team. 

In her spare time, she loves spending time with family. She loves the outdoors and attempts to golf.   
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