Chief Executive Officer

Londonderry Village

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Contact Information: MHS Consulting

Londonderry Village is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) who provides visionary leadership, strategic direction, and operational oversight to ensure the organization’s continued success in fulfilling its mission and vision.

Formerly Lebanon Valley Brethren Home, Londonderry Village (LV) is a nonprofit Continuing Care Retirement Community located in Palmyra, Pennsylvania. The organization, founded in 1979, is an outreach ministry of the Church of the Brethren.  Rooted in its Christian values, the organization seeks to utilize the “Good Samaritan” philosophy of helping those in need.

LV offers independent living (360 units), personal care (35 units), and skilled nursing care (65 units, including Leffler Nursing Care and Green House® areas).   Independent living options include 175 duplexes, 23 cottages arranged in a neighborhood townhouse style, and 162 apartments.  Fox Run, a new independent living community, adjacent to the existing campus, is under development and will provide an additional 111 homes.

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the CEO is responsible for managing all aspects of the community’s operations, ensuring financial sustainability, and advancing growth and innovation initiatives.  The ideal candidate will be a driven, results-oriented individual that positively influences and motivates other in a collaborative, respectful environment.  The person will need to be an effective communicator and demonstrate an ability to connect with and gain support and trust from residents, staff, board members and other key stakeholders.

Core Competencies:

  • Faith Integration - Brings a deep commitment to LV’s mission and values. Understands that the faith, values, and traditions of the Church of the Brethren are foundational to LV’s culture and programming. Upholds and promotes the founding faith of the organization and fosters a culture of compassion, respect, and dignity for all.
  • Strategic Leadership - Sees the big picture and understands the organization’s mission, vision, goals, and strategies. Has an awareness of industry trends including regional and national CCRC service offerings, needs and desires of future residents, and state and federal reimbursement and compliance issues. Influences, motivates, and fosters a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence.
  • Financial Management - Oversees the financial health of the organization, including budgeting, financial reporting, and resource allocation. Works with the board to establish, monitor, and achieve financial and operational benchmarks. Ensures overall fiscal responsibility and sustainability.
  • Results Orientation - Emphasizes accountability and ensures that individual and team goals are aligned with those of the organization. Establishes plans and standards that strive for excellence.
  • Interpersonal & Management Skills - Establishes rapport and builds relationships with staff, residents, families, donors, and board members. Incorporates faith-based principles and values into the organization’s culture, programs, and decision-making.
  • Communication Skills - Fosters open and direct communication by actively listening and engaging others for their input/views. Establishes effective communication channels with staff, residents, and families to keep these key constituents informed (no surprises).
  • Board Relations - Establishes and maintains an effective partnership with the board. Engages Board members in collaborative decision making by analyzing alternatives and their associated risks and deliberating to arrive at a sound decision.
  • Community & Government Relations - Serves as the primary spokesperson and public face of the organization. Effectively promotes the organization and advocates for its mission. Builds relationships with constituent or stakeholder groups critical to the success of the organization.
  • Development & Fundraising - Partners with the board and appropriate staff in the development and implementation of fundraising systems and strategies that enable the organization to meet its financial development goals and carry out its programs and operations. Participates in the cultivation, solicitation, and recognition of donors and potential donors.

Education/Professional Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in business administration, Health Care, or related field; master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 7 years of direct managerial experience at senior healthcare facilities; non-profit preferable.
  • Licensed Nursing Home Administrator (NHA) in good standing in PA or ability to acquire within 12 months.
  • Experience and knowledge of long-term care federal and state regulations and agency policies.
  • Has an understanding and appreciation for the Church of the Brethren faith and practices.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships and inspire others.

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Learn more about Londonderry Village at To view the full job description, click here. 

Interested persons are invited to email resumes to MHS Consulting which is conducting this search. All inquiries will be held in confidence.

Thank you in advance for your interest and consideration of this outstanding opportunity with Londonderry Village!