Wake Robin welcomes new president

July-4-F-Wake-Robin-S-copyPatrick McKee was introduced as the new President and CEO of Wake Robin at an open house hosted by Vermont’s first lifecare community on Tuesday, July 22. McKee assumes his role following Allie Stickney’s retirement.

Prior to accepting his new position, McKee was the president at Challenge Workforce Solutions in Ithaca, N.Y. As president of Challenge Workforce Solutions McKee worked to transform the organization to a self-sustaining business model and created Lakes Fresh, which produces hydroponic power for schools, food banks, and healthcare facilities.

McKee also spent 11 years as the executive director and CEO of Spring Lake Ranch, a residential community for people with substance abuse or mental health issues in Shrewsbury.

McKee’s combination of past experience and dedication make him a perfect match for the top leadership role at Wake Robin and the Board of Directors and leadership staff are pleased to welcome him to the community.