View From The Top: Industry Leaders Speak Out – Christy Van Der Westhuizen, MBK Senior Living
Christy Van Der Westhuizen, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at MBK Senior Living, sits down with Olivia Beaton, Editor of Senior Living News to discuss senior living occupancy in this age of the pandemic and what it will look like moving forward.
Christy Van Der WesthuizenVice President of Sales & Marketing
Christy Van Der Westhuizen, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at MBK Senior Living, has been a sales, marketing, public relations and business development professional for the past 17 years. A summa cum laude graduate of Chapman University in Orange, CA, Christy earned a bachelor’s degree in Film/TV with an emphasis in broadcast journalism and a minor in public relations.
She began her senior living career as a Director of Sales at the community level for multiple Southern California communities, then moved into a regional sales role, where she supported communities in many states, specializing in new development and transition communities.
Christy’s favorite part of senior living is having the opportunity to share her positive attitude with others and make a difference every single day. During her tenure with MBK Senior Living, she has helped develop impactful sales training, numerous creative sales and marketing tools, and motivational monthly webinars. Christy is extremely proud to be a part of the driven and highly accountable sales and marketing team at MBK Senior Living.