Assisted Living Federation of America Names Brenda J. Bacon as Chairman of the Board for 2013-2014
Jun 25 13
The Board of Directors of the Assisted Living Federation Of America (ALFA) announced that Brenda J. Bacon, co-founder, president and CEO of Brandywine Senior Living has been named ALFA Chairman of the Board for 2013-2014. Bacon succeeds Mark Ohlendorf, co-president and CFO of Brookdale Senior Living. Bacon co-founded Brandywine Senior Living in 1996 and has overseen its growth to serve seniors in 25 locations across five states.
Assisted Living Federation of America Announces Board Changes
May 16 12
Assisted Living Federation Of America announced that Tim Buchanan, founder and CEO of Legend Senior Living, based in Wichita, Kan., and Todd Novaczyk, founder, president and CEO of New Perspective Senior Living, based in Eden Prairie, Minn., were elected to the ALFA Board of Directors. Directors rotating off the ALFA Board are former chairs Steven Vick, president and CEO of Signature Senior Living and Tiffany Tomasso, partner of Kensington Senior Living, as well as director Michel Augsburger, president and CEO of Chancellor Health Care. In addition, Skip Comsia, owner of SRC Retirement, is transitioning the treasurer role to Bruce Mackey, president and CEO of Five Star Senior Living. As treasurer, Mackey will join the ALFA Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, which includes Mark Ohlendorf, ALFA chairman and co-president and CFO of Brookdale Senior Living; Loren Shook, ALFA vice chairman and president and CEO of Silverado Senior Living; Brenda Bacon, ALFA vice chairman and president and CEO of Brandywine Senior Living; Pat Mulloy, ALFA secretary and president and CEO of Elmcroft Senior Living; and Granger Cobb, ALFA Public Policy Committee chairman and president and CEO of Emeritus Senior Living. Comsia remains a director of the ALFA Board. Other ALFA directors include Lawrence Cohen, president and CEO of Capital Senior Living; Jon DeLuca, president and CEO of Senior Lifestyle Corporation; Sue Farrow, executive chairman of Integral Senior Living; Stephanie Handelson, president and COO of Benchmark Senior Living; Chuck Herman, executive vice president and CIO of Health Care REIT; Dan Hirschfeld, executive vice president of Genesis Healthcare; G. Michael Leader III, president and CEO of Country Meadows Retirement Communities; Blair Minton, owner of Blair Minton and Associates, and ex officio director Brad Klitsch, chairman of the ALFA President's Council and senior vice president of market development at Direct Supply.