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Acts Retirement Board of Directors

The Acts Board of Directors is comprised of dedicated individuals who embrace the company's mission, purpose, and values, sharing their expertise in many aspects of senior living. Each Acts board member serves as a volunteer without compensation. Please feel free to contact us by email at

Acts Board of Directors

John L. Esterhai, Jr. MD
Acts Chair
Retired Professor; Orthopedic Surgery
University of PA, Medical Center

Michael Kelly
Vice Chair
Retired Investment Banker
B.C. Ziegler and Company

Gerald T. Grant
Chief Executive Officer
Acts Retirement-Life Communities

Karen I. Christiansen
Assistant Treasurer
Acts Retirement-Life Communities

Susan Allmond
Retired Director, Strategic Planning
Catholic Health Initiatives

Kathryn L. Brod
Retired President & CEO
LeadingAge Ohio

Warren E. Callaway
Retired Healthcare Executive
Brandywine Hospital, Danville Regional Health System

Bruce Detweiler, CPA
Retired Partner
Detweiler, Hershey & Assoc.
Resident, Brittany Pointe Estates

Robert B. Evans
Retired Managing Director, Evergreen Investments
Sr. VP Wachovia Corp.
Resident, Matthews Glen

Elric Gerner
Acts Secretary
Retired Corporate Officer
Sunoco, Inc.

Jill E. Gilbert
RKL's Audit Services Group

James Glynn
GlynnDevins Marketing & Advertising

Jason Greer
Founder and President
Greer Consulting, Inc.

Gene Lammers
Retired, Medical Director
Mercy LIFE of Alabama

Daniel W. Lawson, II
Retired, Chief Administrative Officer
Brandywine Living

Marvin Mashner, CPA
Retired Acts President & CEO

Dr. Daniel Middlebrooks
Ministry and Medical Services

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