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Spring Hills Promotes Elena Ortiz to Chief Operating Officer

October 27, 2020 | News

Seasoned Healthcare Executive to Help Guide Senior Living Company Into New Era of Growth

EDISON, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Spring Hills, including Post-Acute Care, Assisted Living, and Memory Care communities and Home Care services, today announced the promotion of Elena Ortiz to Chief Operating Officer. With the company since its founding in 2001, Ortiz will be critical to Spring Hills’ continued growth as it advances plans to build clinical programs integrated into their residential communities. She currently serves as Senior Vice President of Operations.

“We could not be prouder and more excited to announce Elena’s promotion”

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“We could not be prouder and more excited to announce Elena’s promotion,” said Spring Hills Founder and President/CEO Alex Markowits. “Expanding our enterprise involves enormous operational challenges that are complex at every level. Elena understands better than anyone not just what Spring Hills is, but that it can only succeed if we execute our vision properly.”

Markowits continues: “As our company embarks on this next venture, we could not trust anyone more than Elena to oversee seamless transitions, streamline our operations, and ensure that Spring Hills’ core values, culture, and standards of excellence remain at the center of all we do.”

Throughout 20 years of company growth, Ortiz has been critical to maintaining stability across operations, reflected in her rise from directing operations in a single facility, to those of an entire region, to operations across all of the company’s 28 communities. Recognized for her unfailing instincts for fairness and high standards, Ortiz has been instrumental in defining Spring Hills’ culture and executing on its evolving strategic vision, while ensuring that the spirit and standards of the Spring Hills brand inform every aspect of day-to-day operations.

A graduate of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ, Ortiz is a native of New Jersey. She enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and children, hiking and pursuing other physical activities.

About Spring Hills:

Spring Hills Post-Acute Care, Assisted Living, and Memory Care communities and Home Care services provide comprehensive support for seniors and those with chronic health needs. All communities have a personal and distinctive approach and ensure the highest standards for proactive health care and quality of living, at every stage of a resident’s life.

Led by Alexander Markowits, Founder and President/CEO, Spring Hills is committed to providing seamless care experiences that meet the unique needs and preferences of residents, patients, and their families. Spring Hills has 28 facilities across seven states: Post-Acute Care in NJ; Assisted Living and Home Care in NJ, VA, OH, FL and NV; and Memory Care in TX, VA, NV and FL. For more information, visit or


Christina O’Leary


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