Get to know our Executive Director...
Doug is a licensed nursing home administrator in the state of Illinois with successful leadership experiences in life plan communities (also referred to as continuing care retirement communities, CCRCs) as well as more rehab-focused post-acute settings.
His most recent role was administrator at Heartland of Normal, where he managed the operations for 97 skilled nursing beds, and was recognized as a peer leader to provide mentorship and on-boarding education.
Doug brings experience in building a sense of community, customer service, teamwork and developing relationships. Doug's professional career has also been Christian mission-driven. Prior to service in senior living, he was teaching pastor and executive director at the 4,000-member Eastview Christian Church in Normal. He began his career at State Farm as a business analyst.
Originally from Mount Carmel, he graduated from Lincoln Christian University with a bachelor of arts in Christian ministries. Doug joined the team at Luther Oaks on Oct. 2, 2017.