Village Concepts honored at Seattle Family Business Awards with the gold award for Large Family Business

Auburn’s Village Concepts, a third-generation family owned business that provides care for seniors in their retirement and assisted living communities throughout Washington state, was recently honored with the Gold award for Large Family Business at Seattle Business Magazine’s Family Business Awards.

Village Concepts owns and operates 19 communities throughout the state, caring for more than 1,300 seniors with an award-winning nursing staff.

Founded in 1975 by Bill Brown, the company is now run by his grandson, Stuart Brown and has expanded to 375 employees. The company has developed internal programs for residents, such as Project Bucket List, that enables seniors to live their dreams, such as flying in a World War II-era bi plan or hot air balloon or ride a Harley with a biker club.

Village Concepts has also created programs for their staff, allowing for career advancement in the caregiver field with options to expand into leadership roles within the company and communities.

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