Gidgette Chesley, a WA state native, started at Patriots Landing as the Business Office Manager in 2009. She worked tirelessly with her Leadership team to ensure her business’ success and development before being promoted to Executive Director in 2015. Gidgette has extensive experience in supervisory and management roles in the senior living and restaurant industries. Her love and dedication towards seniors began as a child while spending time with her grandmother and continuing to this be day while assisting with her father. She is proud of the family environment and teamwork among the staff at Patriots Landing and the relationships they continue to build with residents and their extended families. Gidgette, along with her team, has led her community to be deficiency free during survey for 2 years in a row now.
Aside from Gidgette’s experience, her studies include Human Resource Management as well as various certifications through DSHS and WHCA. At the age of 16, Gidgette was awarded a Dale Carnegie Leadership Scholarship through Junior Achievement with completion in the following year.
During her free time, Gidgette enjoys spending time with her husband of 24 years, her son, and her four legged princess, Penny.