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Board of Directors

  Name Affiliation
Michael Shmerling Michael Shmerling, Chairman Chairman, Clearbrook Holdings Corp.
Janet Ayers Janet Ayers President, Ayers Foundation
Chris Brown Chris Brown CEO, Weidenbach-Brown, Inc.
Kim Campbell Kim Campbell Founder of www.CareLiving.org and The CareLiving Foundation
Jim Daniell Jim Daniell, MD

Retired Clinical Professor of Biology, Vanderbilt University Medical School

John Hassenfeld John Hassenfeld Founding Partner, The Write Source!
Donald Holmes Donald Holmes Vice President of Human Resources, Delek US Holdings
Charlotte Nesbitt Langford Charlotte Nesbitt Langford, MA Former Executive Director, Park Manor, Interim CEO, Abe’s Garden
Paula Lovell Paula Lovell Founder and President, Lovell Communications, Inc.
F. Lynn McPheeters Retired Vice President and CFO of Caterpillar Inc.
Steve Moran Steve Moran Publisher, Senior Housing Forum
Ryan Moses Ryan Moses Executive Vice President, Best Brands
Faith Ott Faith Ott Founder and President, Sage Age Strategies
Bernard Pargh Bernard Pargh Founder and President, B.A. Pargh Company; Private Investor
James Phillips James Phillips, MBA Treasurer President of XMI Capital
Bill Purcell Bill Purcell Attorney, Farmer Purcell White & Lassiter, PLLC
Saurabh Sinha Saurabh Sinha President & CEO, emids Technologies
John Ziesel Dr. John Ziesel

President & Co-Founder, I’m Still Here Foundation & Hearthstone Alzheimer Care

Watch this brief video to see the campus and learn more about the Abe’s Garden® model.

Board of Directors member Paula Lovell
“The individuals guiding the initiative to bring Abe’s Garden® to life have surrounded themselves with knowledgeable professionals and committed community leaders.”
Board of Directors member Bill Purcell
“I just hope that they’ll be a time when every son or daughter can know that their parents have a place like that when they need it.”
Music Advisory Council member Kim Campbell
“At Abe’s Garden®, our family joined a memory care community. That’s the way I think of it and that’s the way it felt.”