LifeSpire of Virginia Announces New Vice President of Human Resources

LifeSpire of Virginia is pleased to announce that Laura Wooton has been named the organization’s vice president of human resources. In this role, Wooton will be responsible for workforce development, human resources management and best practices, organizational effectiveness and performance measurement. Wooton will begin her role on January 31.

Wooton has more than 20 years of experience in talent management and previously served as LifeSpire of Virginia’s corporate human resources director from 2011–2015. She rejoins the team from Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen, a Richmond law firm, where she served as human resources director. She also worked as a human resources consultant for Fortis Leadership & HR Business Solutions and corporate human resources director for Ingenco.

Wooton received her bachelor’s in science from Virginia Tech and a master’s in business administration with a concentration in human resources from Virginia Commonwealth University. She holds certifications as a Senior Professional in Human Resources and SHRM Senior Certified Professional.

“Laura has always had a call to serve others so when this position opened it was a great fit. It is clear she has the depth of experience we need to support LifeSpire of Virginia communities. Not only does she understand team member relations, engagement and the legalities of talent management, but she also knows senior living and the day-to-day challenges we face. I am thrilled to welcome Laura to the team.”

LifeSpire of Virginia Chief Executive Officer Jonathan Cook