Movers & Shakers: Maxwell Group’s New President; Springpoint Names VP of Marketing

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Senior Living Communities Parent Company Names President

Maxwell Group, the parent company of Senior Living Communities, Wellmore and Live Long Well Care, has named Benjamin Thompson to the role of president.


Thompson has worked for Maxwell Group in 2011, most recently as an executive vice president. He first joined the company as a marketing and finance intern.

Springpoint Appoints Julia Zauner to VP of Marketing

Springpoint Senior Living promoted Julia Zauner to the role of vice president of marketing.


Zauner first joined Springpoint in 2010. Over the years, she has filled many roles and helped the company develop its marketing and brand strategies.

Before working for Springpoint, Zauner worked with full-service advertising agencies and media organizations and also managed her own marketing communications consulting business.

SRI Management Announces Names New Executive Directors

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SRI Management has announced new executive directors for three of its Florida communities:

  • Lindsay Collins at Superior Residences of Clermont
  • Taylor Campbell at Seagrass Village of Fleming Island
  • Jordan Cook at The Beacon at Gulf Breeze

Collins served as the director of sales at Clermont for more than six years, while Campbell joined SRI as director of sales and marketing at Seagrass in 2017. Cook has had previous sales and operations experience with Alliance Senior Services and at The Baldwin House, an assisted living community.

Kendal CCRC Names CEO

The board of directors for Collington, a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) affiliated with The Kendal Corporation near Washington, D.C., has named Ann Gillespie as its CEO.

Gillespie will on July 1 succeed Marvell Adams Jr., who became Kendal’s COO after working at Collington for eight years.

Gillespie previously worked as a consultant and adviser. She also worked for Asbury Communities as the organization’s chief strategy officer in 2012.

Cadence Names Executive Director for New Arizona Community

Cadence Living has hired Wanda Tutelo as executive director of Acoya Mesa, a senior living community set to open this September in Mesa, Arizona.

Before coming aboard with Cadence, Tutelo worked for LIV Generations. Tutelo’s experience spans roughly 15 years in senior living and caregiving.

Oakmont Announces New Executive Director in California

Oakmont Senior Living is welcoming Gina Salman as executive director of Oakmont of Riverpark, a senior living community set to open this winter in Oxnard, California.

Salman previously worked as the executive director of Wellbrook at Valley Vista Assisted Living and Memory Care in Van Nuys, California.

Washington Community Welcomes Director of Marketing and Sales

Heron’s Key, a life plan community in Gig Harbor, Washington, has named Stacy Edwards as its new director of marketing and sales.

Edwards previously worked as director of business development for GYMGUYZ, a mobile personal training and fitness company.

Benchmark Community Names Director of Community Relations

Julie Dalton is now director of community relations for Harbor Point at Centerville, a Benchmark Senior Living memory care community in Centerville, Massachusetts.

Dalton previously worked for HopeHealth as development officer for its Hope Hospice and Hope Dementia and Alzheimer’s services.

LifeSpire of Virginia Appoints Corporate Controller

LifeSpire of Virginia named Tiffany Flora as the its corporate controller.

Flora now leads the organization’s accounting team. She’s also responsible for accounting information, production, compliance and management related to LifeSpire and its affiliates. She also monitors and manages LifeSpire’s cash position and its nonprofit foundation’s business affairs, in addition to other duties.

Monticello Asset Management Appoints Senior Managing Director

Private real estate and asset-based lender, servicer and manager Monticello Asset Management named F. Donald Kelly III to the role of senior managing director.

Kelly previously worked in Pacific Western Bank’s Healthcare Finance Group as a senior director. In that role, he helped originate over $1 billion in loans to senior housing and long-term care companies all over the U.S.

Harrison Street Grows Asset Management Group With Ventas Hire

Harrison Street has hired Dave Liu, as vice president of asset management.

In the new role, he will oversee investments in Harrison Street’s medical, life science and senior housing portfolios. Liu will report to Ben Mohns, who is the managing director and head of asset management for Harrison Street.

Liu most recently served as vice president of asset management at real estate investment trust Ventas (NYSE: VTR).

Capital One Adds to Long-Term Care Relationship Team

Capital One has named Dana Scheppmann and David Harper as regional relationship managers for its long-term care real estate lending team.

In their new roles, they will provide customized lending solutions to clients, with Scheppmann responsible for the U.S. Northeast and Harper to focus on the Southeast.

Scheppmann and Harper both joined Capital One in 2015.

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