Edgehill Enhances Leadership Team with the Appointment of New Lifestyle Director

Leslie Harrison brings decades of expertise and commitment to fine living to the role.
Leslie Harrison
November '23

Stamford, CT. – Edgehill, an award-winning continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Stamford, Conn., proudly announces the appointment of Leslie Harrison as its Lifestyle Director. In this role, Harrison is dedicated to enriching the lives of Edgehill’s residents and the broader community.

A native of Tucson, AZ, Harrison has been dedicated to providing personalized, luxury experiences throughout her career. She worked as the Guest Communications Coordinator at Canyon Ranch, an esteemed wellness resort in Tucson, managing guest inquiries and honing her talent for attentive care. After relocating to New England, Harrison managed the dining room at Canyon Ranch’s Berkshires location. Prior to joining Edgehill, she also held the role of Dining Services Manager at Meadow Ridge, another CCRC in the Benchmark Senior Living family.

In her capacity as Edgehill’s Lifestyle Director, Harrison coordinates a variety of activities and experiences that enrich the lives of Edgehill’s residents. Her gift for connecting on a personal level with residents helps them feel valued, heard and inspired to participate in an array of engaging opportunities.

“We are thrilled to see what Leslie has contributed to the community thus far,” said Chris Cilano, Campus Executive Director of Edgehill. “She has seamlessly integrated herself, creating activities that align with our residents’ passions and as a result, we’ve seen heightened engagement within the community.

Leslie Harrison’s influence at Edgehill extends beyond her professional role. Her affinity for each resident’s unique journey has fostered a sense of trust and openness. As she has settled into her role as the “cultivator of fun,” Harrison captures what her role is all about: “Every day, I have the privilege of finding activities that will make the residents smile or excite them and ultimately it’s about making new memories for them. It’s hard not to love what I do.”

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