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Margaret Vercellotti Karlson

Margaret Vercellotti Karlson, American health care administrator. License nursing home administrator Georgia, Florida, Illinois.


  • Karlson, Margaret Vercellotti was born on December 15, 1941 in Joliet, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Joseph Francis and Mary Therese (Walowski) Vercellotti.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Joliet Junior College, 1962. Bachelor of Science in Administration, University Illinois, 1973. Graduate in Associate Long-Term Care Administration, George Washington University, 1979.


    • Assistant director public relations St. Joseph Hospital, Joliet, 1975—1976. Assistant administrator Americana Healthcare Center, 1976—1979, vice president, administrator Decatur, Georgia, 1981—1982. Administrator Beverly Enterprises, Glenwood Manor, 1982—1984.

      Region manager DRIpride Division Weyerhaeuser Company, Alpharetta, Georgia, since 1984. Vice president, administrator Family Tree Care Center, Peoria, Illinois, 1979—1981.

    Major achievements

    • License nursing home administrator Georgia, Florida, Illinois.


    • Editor: The Growing Concern, 1980-1981, The Voice of Experience, 1981-1982, Milestones and Memories, 1982-1984.


    Member Quad County Task Force on Aging, 1978. Educational advisory committee Illinois Department Public Health, Illinois Central College. Board directors Illinois Valley Health Systems Agency, 1979—1981.

    Fellow: American College Nursing Home Administrators. Member: DeKalb County of C., Georgia Executive Women's Network, Georgia Gerontology Society, Continuity Care Association, American Healthcare Association, Georgia Healthcare Association (chair education committee), Atlanta Business and Professional Women's, Atlanta Business and Professional Women's Club.


    • Married Bud Carter Karlson, July 26, 1981. Children: Greg, Cyndie, Todd, Teri.
    • father: Joseph Francis Vercellotti
    • mother: Mary Therese (Walowski) Vercellotti
    • spouse: Bud Carter Karlson
    • children: Greg Karlson
    • Cyndie Karlson
    • Todd Karlson
    • Teri Karlson
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    Born December 15, 1941
    (age 75)