Senior Living Management Advisory Board

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Senior Living Management Advisory Board


Mark Andrews
Co-Chief Executive Officer
Greystone Communities 

Jason Kohler
Executive Vice President
Beztak Companies

Steve Bahmer
President & CEO
LeadingAge Florida 

Jamie Merrill
Chief Operating Officer
Sonata Senior Living

Terry Bangs
Legacy Point at UCF board member 

Jay Mikosch
Campus Director
Wellington Bay

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

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

Susan Bogan
Chief Customer Officer

Chris Newport
Vice President Senior Housing
Silver Companies

Allison Boulware RN
Vice President of Integrated Development
EmpowerMe Wellness 

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

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

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

Troy Cannaday 
Oak Hammock at the University of Florida 

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

Joseph Conte
Consulate Healthcare 

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

Kristy Curtis
Vice President of Independent Living
Toby & Leon Cooperman Sinai Residences Boca Raton

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

Lilly Donohue
Chief Executive Officer
Holiday Retirement

Sue Plasterr
Vice President, Operations Management Services
Greystone Communities

Denise Gammonley, Ph.D., M.S.W.        
Associate Professor, Interim Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Affairs, Social Work
UCF College of Health Professions and Sciences 

Jason Rock
Chief Strategy Officer

Farlen Halikman
MSL CPAs & Advisors 

Terry Rogers
Westminster Communities of Florida

Troy Hart
Santa Fe Senior Living 

John Schulte
Vice President, Quality Improvement


Lindsey Hacker
President & Chief Financial Officer
Validus Senior Living

Josh Smith
Regional Director of Operations
Greenbrier Senior Living


Bethany Harrell
Executive Director
Benton House

Edward Thorne
Vice President, Operations Management Services Greystone Communities 

Jenna Kinkade
Senior Vice President
Integrated Loyalty Systems

Maria Triscari
International Drive Resort Area Chamber of Commerce


Domenica Wehmann
Executive Director
Legacy Pointe at UCF

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