Lifestyle Community Management Advisory Board

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Lifestyle Community Management Advisory Board


Steve Bahmer
President & CEO
LeadingAge Florida 

Gail Matillo, MPA
Florida Senior Living Association and Florida Senior Living Institute 

Caryl Barnes
Managing Director
Bridges Senior Housing Fund Manager LLC
A subsidiary of Bridge Investment Group Partners, LLC 

Chris Newport
Vice President Senior Housing
Silver Companies

Amanda E. Birch, MBA, LNHA
Vice President of Human Resources
Westminster Communities of Florida

Reid Oetjen
Chair, Health Management and Informatics Department
UCF College of Community Innovation and Education

Allison Boulware RN
Vice President of Integrated Development
EmpowerMe Wellness 

Michael A. Okaty
Managing Partner
Founder, Senior Housing Practice Group Trustee , UCF Board of Trustees

Mark Bush
Program Director, Health Services Administration 
Health Management and Informatics Department
UCF College of Community Innovation and Education

Anthony Ormsbee-Hale, PHR, SHRM-CP
Senior Vice President, Strategic Operations
Civitas Senior Living

Jessie Chatman
Regional Director of Community Management

Gail Peacock
Director of Sales & Marketing
Freedom Pointe at The Villages 

Lilly Donohue
President and Chief Executive Officer

Laurence J. Pino, Esq.
CEO and Chairman
Tuscan Gardens Senior Living®

Vanessa Furlow
Vice President
Leland Management

Jason O. Raimondi
President and Founder
JOR Hospitality Solutions

Farlen Halikman
MSL CPAs & Advisors

Josh Smith
Regional Director of Operations
Greenbrier Senior Living

Jason Kohler
Executive Vice President
Beztak Companies

Domenica Wehmann
Executive Director
Legacy Pointe at UCF

Jay Mikosch
Campus Director
Wellington Bay
















The Senior Living Management Advisory Board is supported by the following faculty and staff members of UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management:

  • Youcheng Wang, Ph.D., Dean, William C. Peeper Preeminent Professorship in Destination Marketing
  • Abraham Pizam, Ph.D., Professor, Founding dean of UCF Rosen College
  • Nan Hua, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Hospitality Services; Associate Professor
  • Suja Chaulagain, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
  • YunYing “Susan” Zhong, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
  • Lori Safford, Director of Student Services
  • Susan Vernon-Devlin, Manager, Communications and Marketing
  • Yusi Cheng, Ph.D. Student
  • Jianwen Li, Ph.D. Student