Becky Converse has been named executive director of the Forum at Knightsbridge.

Becky Converse has been named executive director of the Forum at Knightsbridge.

She is responsible for overall operations for the independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities within the community.

Converse brings extensive experience in senior services to the Forum, after having worked at a variety of senior living facilities in central Ohio. She is returning to the Forum, having served as its administrator/executive director from 1995 to 2007.

Converse holds a bachelor's degree in art therapy and psychology from Capital University. She is a licensed nursing home administrator and licensed social worker, as well as a Certified Retired Housing Professional.

Converse is an active community volunteer. She is a member of the board of the Upper Arlington Chamber, a graduate of Leadership UA and a Certified Stephen's Minister at Christ Lutheran Church, where she served as a board member and secretary. She also served on the board of directors of Capital University's alumni association and the Lighthouse Project.

Upper Arlington-area resident Barbara Evert was named the new vice president of medical affairs at Dublin Methodist Hospital and Grady Memorial Hospital.

Evert began serving in the position April 1, and her responsibilities include clinical quality and patient safety. As a member of the hospital's leadership team, Evert will work with physicians to develop, implement and support the strategic objectives of the hospital, according to a press release from OhioHealth.

"I am humbled by the opportunity to join this team and am excited by what we will be able to accomplish together, " Evert said.