Joe May has assumed the position of executive director of Touchmark on Saddle Drive, replacing Executive Director Steve Nistler. Nistler will return to his role as vice president of business development for Touchmark.
For the past three years, Nistler and May have worked together as May advanced through a variety of positions, including retirement counseling, human resources, dining services and health services, providing him with firsthand experience running a Touchmark community.
May grew up in Great Falls, where he was involved in community activities, sports and volunteering at local retirement communities. May went on to pursue a degree in music education from Montana State University-Bozeman. Upon graduating, he taught K-8 music in Eureka. While teaching, May studied for and received his master’s degree in educational leadership from MSU-Bozeman, influencing the path that would lead him to work at Touchmark.