Movers & Shakers: Erickson Living, Presbyterian Homes

Erickson Living Names New Director of Operations for Windsor Run

Catonsville, Maryland-based Erickson Living has named industry veteran Bo Lundh director of operations for its Windsor Run community in Matthews, North Carolina, effective August 28.

Lundh joined Erickson in 1995 as a senior accountant at its Oak Crest community in Parkville, Maryland, and was later promoted to controller. In 2000, Lundh relocated to Washington, D.C., to serve as director of finance for the company’s Riderwood community, later serving as associate executive director and director of operations.


He currently serves as associate executive director of Oak Crest.  

In his new post, Lundh will be charged with managing the general services and resident life departments of Windsor Run. Phase one of the community—which includes two independent living units and a resident clubhouse—is slated to open in spring 2018. 

Myers Assumes Administrator Role for Presbyterian Homes


Presbyterian Homes has appointed Sally Myers as its new administrator of health services at The Moorings of Arlington Heights, the Evanston, Illinois-based company reports.

In her new post, Myers will be responsible for the senior living facility’s day-to-day operations of nursing and memory care, as well its new assisted living building, The Highlands at the Moorings of Arlington Heights, which is scheduled to open in late 2017.

Myers previously served as an administrator for two Presbyterian Homes communities, Ten Twenty Grove and King Home, both based in Evanston. Prior to joining the company, she was an administrator for The Mather in Evanston, as well as administrator and executive director for Belmont Village in Glenview, Illinois.

LCS Promotes Laffey to Executive VP Position, LCS Board of Managers

Senior living community development and management company LCS, Des Moines, Iowa, has promoted David Laffey from senior vice president to executive vice president of its LCS Real Estate brand, and he has also been appointed to the board of managers for Life Care Companies LLC.

Laffey has been with LCS since 2009, and has been overseeing the organization’s business performance in regards to equity investments, debt placement and asset management.

Prior to joining the team, he spent 11 years with Chicago-based specialty investment bank, capital markets and wealth management firm Ziegler, most recently holding the managing director position at Ziegler Capital Markets. 

New Executive Director Named at Watertown Senior Living Community in Massachusetts 

The Residence at Watertown Square in Watertown, Massachusetts, has named Teresa Burns as the community’s new executive director.

Burns brings 13 years of senior living industry experience to the company, and has held various management positions with Emeritus Senior Living, Kindred Healthcare, Healthbridge Management and Wingate Healthcare.

Prior to joining The Residence at Watertown Square, Burns served as executive director of The Arbors at Winthrop in Winthrop, Massachusetts.

Presbyterian Communities Names Mallad CEO, Appoints New Board Members

Dallas-based Presbyterian Communities and Services (PC&S) has appointed Tim Mallad as CEO of the nonprofit organization, which is made up of the Presbyterian Village North and Grace Presbyterian Village CCRCs, as well as Faith Presbyterian Hospice and the T. Boone Pickens Hospice and Palliative Care Center.

Mallad previously served as president of the organization and brings 30 years of senior living industry experience to his new role. 

Mallad has specialized in serving faith-based, nonprofit communities throughout their development and operations. In his career, he has managed the leadership tasks for various CCRCs across the U.S., and has helped in assimilating nonprofit organizations through its development stages, as well as overseeing budgets, marketing and sales strategies.

In addition to appointing Mallad as CEO, the PC&S board recently approved three new members: Laura H. Wright, Elizabeth “Liza” M. Lee and Allen D. Tilley.

The new additions to the board bring a wealth of experience in business, finance and interpersonal relationships in and out of the Dallas community. The new board members will undergo orientation and are slated to sit in on board meetings in the third and fourth quarters.

Rainbow Hospice Names New COO / Chief Nursing Officer

Industry veteran John C. Stys, RN, MS, MA, CPHQ, has been named the new chief operating officer/chief nursing officer of Rainbow Hospice and Palliative Care in Mount Prospect, Illinois, its parent company, Chicago-based Presence Health, reports.

Stys will assume his new role on August 7. Most recently, he served as director of quality assurance and performance improvement for Lexington Health Network in Lombard, Illinois. In this post, he oversaw the quality assurance and performance improvement activities of the community’s hospice, home health, private duty nursing, sleep diagnostics and durable medical equipment. For nearly two years, he served as interim administrator for Lexington Home Health Care.

Written by Carlo Calma

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