Brandy Espeland has been named Marketing Director of Villa the premier residential assisted-living community in Champaign. With over two-decades experience as a Certified Nursing Assistant, Espeland has joined Villa after spending the last fifteen years in the central Illinois assisted living arena in both Champaign and Bloomington. Her duties include providing tours of the Villa community to potential residents and their families and fostering a positive environment for residents, family and friends, and all team members. She will also be responsible for attracting, developing, and retaining residents and personalizing needs to fit their independent living lifestyle. Brandy is excited about the new opportunity and is confident her wealth of experience will allow her to provide the care that embodies the Villa mission. “I’m so happy to be joining the Villa community,” Espeland stated. “The care at Villa is second to none and knowing I will be assisting potential residents and their families to receive the best care possible is something I am very passionate about.” Executive Director, Laura Frerichs and Espeland will work hand-in-hand to promote the Villa. “We are thrilled Brandy has joined the team. Her abilities and attention to detail will be a great addition to our resort-style environment at Villa,” Frerichs stated.