Milissa Watkins


is Chief Health Services Officer and joined the Glencroft Team in January 2016 as the Licensed Care Institution Administrator for Providence Place our 225 bed skilled nursing facility. Ms. Watkins holds a Master of Business Administration from Webster University in St. Louis and a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Management from the University of Missouri- Columbia. Prior to Glencroft, Ms. Watkins was with the Area Agency on Aging as the Vice President of Operations, where she successfully led the completion of accreditation through the Council on Accreditation. Prior to relocating from St. Louis to Phoenix, Ms. Watkins was the Executive Director for Barnes-Jewish Extended Care/BJC Health Care System in St. Louis. During her tenure at BJEC best practices in rehabilitative and long term care were developed in conjunction with the receipt of multiple grants with a focus on clinical practices. Prior to BJEC, Ms. Watkins was the Chief Operating Officer for a Missouri company that managed and operated skilled nursing facilities. Ms. Watkins was drawn to Glencroft due to the friendly cultural that makes Glencroft a wonderful home for many.