Shepherd of the Valley CEO Receives Leadership Award

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio – Shepherd of the Valley CEO Rich Limongi has received the LeadingAge Ohio Visionary Leadership of Honor award in recognition of his contributions and leadership within the field of aging services. 

LeadingAge Ohio, based in Columbus, presented Limongi with his award during its annual conference this week. 

This distinction reflects Limongi’s 30-year commitment to advancing the well-being and quality of life for older adults. 

“I am humbled and honored to receive the LeadingAge Ohio Visionary Leadership of Honor award,” Limongi said. “This recognition is a tribute to the collective efforts of the entire Shepherd of the Valley team in redefining aging services and enriching the lives of those we serve.” 

Limongi’s achievements align with the award criteria set forth by LeadingAge Ohio, a news release states. 

Some of Limongi’s professional accomplishments include: 

  • Opening of Shepherd’s $32 million Liberty community. 
  • Shepherd of the Valley’s first Memory Care neighborhood. 
  • Launch of ventilator care in Shepherd’s Liberty community. 
  • Launch of Shepherd employee State Tested Nurse Aides certification program. 
  • Launch of Shepherd’s Medication Aide program.

Pictured at top: Rich Limongi, left, CEO of Shepherd of the Valley, and Jake Pease of Oswald Companies.

Published by The Business Journal, Youngstown, Ohio.