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Nancy Ottmann

Executive Director

Nancy brings 25 years of leadership experience in health and wellness and resort operations to First Place. She previously served as general manager of the Valley of the Sun Jewish Community Center in Scottsdale, where she successfully impacted the center’s membership growth and community program operations. She also served as executive director of Red Mountain Resort and Spa for 10 years in Ivins, Utah. 

As executive director, Nancy is responsible for overseeing First Place staff, as well as day-to-day operations and the direction of supports and programs for residents.

Nancy has a bachelor’s degree in special education from Ball State University in Indiana. She has been a licensed emergency medical technician and advanced exercise specialist through the American College of Sports Medicine Association. She is also a certified respiratory therapist.

An accomplished athlete, Nancy has completed the IRONMAN Triathlon and over 70 marathons.