Mark Lenhard Appointed President & CEO of United Methodist Communities
United Methodist Communities is pleased to announce the hiring of Mark Lenhard as President & CEO effective October 31, 2022.
Mr. Lenhard joins UMC with nearly 30 years’ experience in senior level management and leadership. Most recently, he served as President & CEO of The Wesleyan, a faith-based senior living community offering a full continuum of care, hospice, and community services in Georgetown, Texas. His extensive aging services experience also includes Executive Director, Director of Operations, and Senior Vice President roles, as well as volunteer leadership positions with Leading Age Texas and industry advisory boards. Mr. Lenhard has maintained Licensed Nursing Home Administrator (LNHA) credentials since 1996 and he holds a Master of Science in Gerontology from Baylor University (Waco, TX).
“I am honored to have been selected to lead this great ministry and excited to be joining the United Methodist Communities family. I look forward to working with UMC’s leadership and associates as we develop new and inspired ways of providing abundant living for seniors,” comments Mr. Lenhard.
“During the interview process, the Board was energized by Mark’s passion and enthusiasm for serving the senior population,” shares Nona Ostrove, Chair of United Methodist Communities’ Board of Directors. “We are confident that his collaborative, inclusive, person-centered leadership style makes him a perfect fit for building on UMC’s present momentum and steering our ministry forward.”