New Presidents on Campus

Presidents Springfield Masonic Community Greg Hensley is a graduate of Oklahoma State University with a Certified Aging Services Professional certificate from the University of North Texas. In 2007 he was selected as one of 38 people from throughout the nation to be part of the LeadingAge Leadership Fellows program. He is also the new president for the Springfield Masonic Community(SMC), located in Springfield, Ohio. Mr. Hensley was a campus executive in Cincinnati prior to joining the Ohio Masonic Home.  Previous to his time in Cincinnati, he worked for three years as a strategic development specialist assisting other senior housing communities in creating new healthcare operational environments.  Additional experience includes his position as an executive at the largest retirement community in Kansas serving over 860 residents and served as Vice President of Marketing and Campus Development for six years.  During this time he also went through training with the Green House Organization for design and operations of small care home neighborhood. Mr. Hensley has presented at state and national conventions on repositioning existing campuses and implementing cultural change through proactive whole-person wellness initiatives and marketing strategies. “We are pleased to have Mr. Hensley operating the campus in Springfield,” said Tom Stofac, CEO the Ohio Masonic Home. “His extensive career in the health care industry as well as the variety of skills he possesses recommend his ability; while his good natured personality recommends his character.” “I am truly blessed to be a part of the exciting time here at SMC as we build on our heritage, look to the future and form the vision of aging services.  We will be transforming to enrich the lives of all those that we serve and those that work here in order to connect the dreams of how and where each individual wants to age successfully.  What an amazing opportunity for us all.” Greg currently resides in Loveland, Ohio with his wife, Cindy and four children; Emily (13), Greyson (10), Blake (8), and Jonas (6). Western Reserve Masonic Community Sarah Koch, was promoted to the position of president of Western Reserve Masonic Community (WRMC). She moved into this role having been the Vice President of the campus for the past seven years. As president of WRMC, she will have the general responsibility for the day to day operation and fiscal stewardship of the campus. A graduate of Ohio University, Ms. Koch earned her bachelor’s degree though the College of Health and Human Services, majoring in Long-term Health Care Administration, also acquiring a certificate in Gerontology and her Nursing Home Administrator’s license. Prior to serving as the Vice President of WRMC, she was employed by Generation HealthCare Management for nine years, ending in an Assistant Administrator position. “This is a great example of how strong leadership develops internal talent to move up in a company and have depth to take over positions vacated by these moves,” said Tom Stofac, CEO of The Ohio Masonic Home.   “I am proud to be associated with and to lead such a fine organization.” “I am excited about the challenges and opportunities ahead. We have a reliable team in place all of whom truly exude the Western Reserve Masonic Community’s motto ‘The trusted resource to help people age respectfully’,” Sarah states. “With the leadership at the corporate level and the support of the leaders here in the building, I see only success on the horizon.”

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