CJE SeniorLife Names Three Employees of the Year for 2020

CHICAGO, December 30, 2020 – The leadership of CJE SeniorLife recently recognized three Employees of the Year—Oliver Burke, Julio Ramos and Catherine Samatas—at the organization’s 48th Annual Meeting at Tamarisk NorthShore, a CJE managed community in Deerfield.

Nominated by their peers, Employees of the Year candidates exemplify CJE’s core values of respect, advocacy, compassion, intention, innovation and accountability.

CJE 2020 Employees of the Year:

  • Oliver Burke, Environmental Services Worker, Lieberman Center, has been with CJE since 2016.
  • Julio Ramos, Engineering Assistant, Weinberg Community, has been with CJE since 2006.
  • Catherine Samatas, Manager of Community Engagement, Horwich Building, has been with CJE since 2017.

“Every year we honor CJE SeniorLife employees who live our Agency’s values and demonstrate a commitment to customer service everyday – with clients, colleagues and the community at large. I must acknowledge the more than 600 CJE staff members who do our collective magic every day,” said CJE SeniorLife President & CEO Dan Fagin. “Without the dedication of our outstanding staff members like Oliver, Julio and Cathy, we would never be able to reach out to the thousands of residents, families and community members who rely on us daily for vital services and programs.”

Read more about CJE’s 2020 Employees of the Year: http://www.cje.net/about-us/awards-and-honors.


Since 1972, CJE SeniorLife has enhanced the lives of older adults and their families through an innovative, comprehensive network that includes life enrichment programs, supportive resources, healthcare, research and education. CJE is a partner with the Jewish United Fund in serving our community. For more information about CJE services, call 773.508.1000 or visit www.cje.net.

Contact: Nicole Bruce
Phone: 773.508.1026
E-Mail: Nicole.Bruce@cje.net