Shell Point President Dys Retires; Martin Schappell Named New President

FORT MYERS, Fla. ( November 23, 2016)

Shell Point Retirement Community’s board of directors has appointed Martin Schappell as President, effective November 2016. (Shell Point Retirement Community) 
Shell Point Retirement Community’s board of directors has appointed Martin Schappell as President, effective November 2016. (Shell Point Retirement Community)

Dr. Mark O’Farrell, Chair of the board for the Christian and Missionary Alliance Foundation, Inc. offers a prayer of gratitude for the successful conclusion of Shell Point’s executive transition. (Shell Point Retirement Community) 
Dr. Mark O’Farrell, Chair of the board for the Christian and Missionary Alliance Foundation, Inc. offers a prayer of gratitude for the successful conclusion of Shell Point’s executive transition. (Shell Point Retirement Community)

Schappell is committed to Shell Point Retirement Community’s mission and core values, culture, and operations after more than eight years as a Shell Point board member, and serving as executive vice president throughout the past year. (Shell Point Retirement Community) 
Schappell is committed to Shell Point Retirement Community’s mission and core values, culture, and operations after more than eight years as a Shell Point board member, and serving as executive vice president throughout the past year. (Shell Point Retirement Community)

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Shell Point Announces New Director of Resident Life Laura Slack

FORT MYERS, Fla. ( June 16, 2016)

Potts Named Nursing Home Administrator at The Larsen Pavilion at Shell Point

FORT MYERS, Fla. ( May 5, 2016)

Scott Moore Promoted to Shell Point COO

FORT MYERS, Fla. ( January 26, 2016)

Shell Point President Peter Dys Reappointed to Florida Governor’s Continuing Care Advisory Council

FORT MYERS, Fla. ( March 12, 2015) – Peter Dys, president and CEO of Shell Point Retirement Community, has been reappointed to the Governor’s Continuing Care Advisory Council by Florida Governor Rick Scott for a term running through Sept. 30, 2017.

“It has been my honor to serve on the Governor’s Continuing Care Advisory Council since 2005,” said Dys. “I’m privileged to take part in another productive year with the Governor’s Council, as we continue to pursue high standards of care for Florida’s lifecare retirement communities.

The Council acts in an advisory capacity to the Office of Insurance Regulation. The Council recommends to the Office any changes in statues and rules pertaining to continuing care retirement communities. Additionally, upon the request of the Office, the Council assists with any corrective action, rehabilitation, or cessation of business plan for a provider.

Shell Point Welcomes New Director of Sales Ronette Icso

FORT MYERS, Fla. ( February 24, 2015) – Ronette Icso has been named as the new director of sales for Shell Point Retirement Community, Florida’s largest continuing care retirement community (CCRC).

Icso brings to Shell Point more than 10 years of experience in retirement sales and community development. Icso holds a bachelor’s degree in exercise science from Hope College in Holland, Michigan. Her expertise includes a keen understanding of the wellness continuum and the importance of strategic retirement planning to support longevity and quality of life.

In her role, Icso will lead a team retirement counselors and support staff. Her extensive credentials and industry experience will play a key role as Shell Point completes pre-sales of The Estuary, its newest neighborhood of single-family homes and attached villas.

Ronette Icso 
Above: Ronette Icso has been named as the new director of sales for Shell Point Retirement Community

“Ronette combines her knowledge of the retirement industry with a proven ability to develop and sell new neighborhoods from concept to completion, which makes her the perfect person to lead our sales team,” said Ted Benjamin, assistant vice president of sales and marketing.

Icso will continue to build on Shell Point’s established reputation. “Shell Point has tremendous positive momentum and a solid business plan for the future. I am excited to be part of the community’s continued growth and evolution,” said Icso.

About Shell Point Retirement Community 

Shell Point Retirement Community, founded in 1968, is a nonprofit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) located in Fort Myers, Florida. A nationally recognized leader in the retirement industry, Shell Point is the largest CCRC in Florida with 2,400 residents and more than 1,000 employees. Located just two miles before the Sanibel Island causeway, Shell Point offers independent retirement living, assisted living, and skilled nursing care in an active, resort-style environment. Lifestyle amenities include deep-water boating access with free boat dockage, four open-to-the-public dining venues, and numerous recreational facilities. To learn more about Shell Point, visit www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.

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FORT MYERS, Fla. ( August 6 , 2013)

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SHELL POINT RESIDENTS HELP STUDENTS START THE SCHOOL YEAR OFF RIGHT

FORT MYERS, Fla. ( July 25 , 2013)

Residents of Shell Point Retirement Community hosted their annual summer school supply distribution event to benefit the children and grandchildren of the community’s employees.

A total of 600 bags brimming with school supplies for children attending kindergarten through fifth grade were distributed to Shell Point employees. All the supplies were donated by Shell Point residents, many of whom also volunteered to hand out the bags. Several staff members brought their children to the distribution event to thank the residents in person.

Committee chair Janet Bendall said Shell Point residents enjoy coordinating this event each year for the community’s employees. “We like to help ensure their children have a great start to their school year,” she said, adding that the group distributed 100 bags more than last year’s total of 500.

“We are so fortunate that our residents have continued this tradition,” said Karen Anderson, Shell Point’s assistant vice president of human resources.

Shell Point Retirement Community is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community located in Fort Myers just off Summerlin Road and McGregor Boulevard, two miles before the Sanibel causeway. Shell Point has received national accreditation from CARF-CCAC, and is a nationally recognized leader in the retirement industry. The community offers retirement living in a resort-style environment with an 18-hole championship golf course that is open to the public, deep water boating access with free boat dockage, and recreational and fitness facilities. To learn more about Shell Point, visit us at www.shellpoint.org or call 1-800-780-1131.