Cathy Cooper Named Chief Human Resources Officer

July 22, 2015

United Church Homes and Services (UCHS) has named Cathy Cooper as Chief Human Resources Officer of the corporation.

Cooper is a native of North Carolina and has pursued a career in the hospitality industry for 25 years with emphasis in Human Resources for the past 14 years. She holds a Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) Certification and a Society of Human Resources Management-Senior Certified Profession (SHRM-SCP) Certification.

"With my passion for human resources and the genuine compassion and dedication of service to others I have experienced at UCHS, I am delighted to be a part of this team," stated Cooper.

Cooper will be responsible for maintaining and enhancing the organization's employee relations and workforce development programs as well as ensuring compliance with employment laws and regulations.

"Cathy's role is vital to the UCHS leadership team", shared Lee Syria, President/CEO of United Church Homes and Services. "Her experience in human resources, coupled with her background in the hospitality industry, will provide the necessary resources to move our organization forward."

United Church Homes & Services, a not-for-profit corporation located in Newton, NC, operates three continuing care retirement communities, a PACE (Program for All-inclusive Care for the Elderly), and seven affordable senior housing communities across North Carolina and Virginia. For additional information, contact Joy Cline at 465-8014 or visit our website