Matthew Powondra to join The Summit at First Hill as Administrator

Published: December 29, 2020

Matthew Powondra, Administrator at The Summit at First Hill

After 8 years of dedicated service and a deep commitment to our mission, we are announcing the retirement of Leta Medina as the Administrator at The Summit at First Hill. Leta’s steadfast leadership and thoughtfulness have been a true asset to The Summit’s residents and staff.

We are pleased to welcome Matthew Powondra to Kline Galland as he joins The Summit at First Hill as the new Administrator.

Matthew Powondra is joining The Summit at First Hill by way of San Francisco, CA, and is moving to Seattle with his wife and three young children. He most recently served as the Administrator at Frank Residences at the San Francisco Campus for Jewish Living, the assisted living community on the campus. Matthew brings 13 years of Senior Care and Health experience to Kline Galland. He is driven by proactive communication, resident engagement, and is motivated to continue developing The Summit as a thriving and exceptional place to live and work.

From CEO Jeff Cohen: “Matthew’s experience and commitment to residents will allow for a seamless transition as he begins his time as Administrator at The Summit at First Hill. I look forward to all residents and staff getting to know him as he takes over this important role.”

“I am excited to join the Kline Galland team of incredible leaders in senior care here in Seattle,” said Matthew. “The Kline Galland community is strong and vibrant, and I look forward to being part of it and getting to know each and every one of you.”

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