Board of Trustees



Waverly Heights is served by a volunteer Board of Trustees comprised of men and women with demonstrated experience and expertise in many professions, including: finance, law, insurance, medicine, education, construction, real estate, and human resources. Approximately one-third of the trustees are residents of Waverly Heights ensuring that residents have input in the highest area of governance of the community. The Board of Trustees is dedicated to ensuring that Waverly Heights provides the highest quality programs, services and amenities for senior living.

  • Richard E. Bauer

    Richard E. Bauer, Chair

    Former Chairman and CEO, Philanthropic Mutual Life & Insurance Companies and National Safety Life Insurance Company;
    Former Board member and Executive Officer of Columbian Financial Group;
    Former Senior Officer, PNC Bank;
    Former Director, Fox Chase Bank;
    Former Board Chairman, Wellness Council of the Delaware Valley;
    Former Board Chairman, Life Insurers Council.

  • Donald R. Fleischer

    Donald R. Fleischer, Vice-Chair

    Former Board Vice Chairman and Pension Committee Chairman,
    Board of Pensions of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.);
    Actuary and Former Principal, Towers, Perrin, Forster & Crosby, Inc.

  • Scott M. Jenkins

    Scott M. Jenkins, Vice-Chair

    President, Jenkins Partners, L.P.;
    Former Vice President, The First Boston Corporation.

  • Robert L. Robinson, Secretary

    Former Senior Vice President and Chief Counsel Litigation and Insurance Law, CIGNA;
    Former Senior Vice President and Officer for Insurance Company of North America, Connecticut General Life Insurance and CIGNA Reinsurance Company;
    Former Director for Philadelphia Reinsurance Corp.;
    Former Counsel and Managing Attorney for Xerox Corp.

  • A. Gerald Renthal

    A. Gerald Renthal, M.D., Treasurer

    Former President, Lower Merion Board of Health;
    Member, Lower Merion Conservancy Board of Directors;
    Member, Shipley School Board of Trustees.

  • Robert K. Barry

    Robert K. Barry

    Principal, Barry Associates, LLC.;
    Former Vice President of Development, Franciscan Health System;
    Former Vice President of Development, Inova Health System.

  • Gary L. Bragg

    Gary L. Bragg

    Attorney-at-Law and President, O’Neill, Bragg & Staffin, P.C. Prior Partner, Obermayer, Rebmann, Maxwell & Hippel.
    Current General Counsel for: Board of Trustees, Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools; Institute for Research and Reform in Education;
    Soroptimist International of the Americas.

  • R. Michael Buckley

    R. Michael Buckley, M.D.

    Former Executive Director (Chief Executive) of The Pennsylvania Hospital;
    Former Chairman of Medicine, Chief Medical Officer, and Chief of The Infectious Disease Section, The Pennsylvania Hospital;
    Board Member of the First Hospital Foundation.

  • Howard W. Buzzard

    Howard W. Buzzard

    President, Affordable Housing Corporation;
    Former President, Church Housing Corporation;
    Former Vice President, Liberty Property Trust;
    Former Officer and Director, Historic Yellow Springs;
    Former Treasurer and Director, Handi-Crafters, Inc.;
    Former Assistant Professor, Cabrini College and
    Eastern University.

  • Anne N. Conroy

    Vice President, Waverly Heights’ Residents’ Association;
    Former President and CEO of the Dutchess County Economic Development Corporation (DCEDC);
    Former Executive Director of the Dutchess County Industrial Development Agency (DCIDA);
    Former Board of Directors of the New York State Economic Development Council and the Hudson Valley Economic Development Corporation.
    Former Trustee, Vassar Brothers Medical Center, NY
    Former Member of Planning Board, Poughkeepsie, NY

  • Stephen W. Fugale

    Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Villanova University;
    CIO Advisory Board for the Villanova School of Business, Dell CIO Advisory Council, and Strategic Advisory Board Member for Educate Online;
    Principal, The Bernova Group, independent consultants for strategy assessment, business planning and information technology;
    Former Board Member, Akuda Labs.

  • Andrea Gilbert

    President of Bryn Mawr Hospital;
    Director of Bryn Mawr Trust Bank Corporation;
    Former CEO of City Avenue Hospital, Philadelphia.

  • Gerald J. Hansen, Jr.

    Secretary of Trinity College Emeritus, and former Director of Alumni/College Relations;
    Chairman of Friends of Simbury Library Capital Campaign;
    Former President of Mary Jane, Inc.;
    Former COO of Geo E. and G.J. Hansen.

  • John H. Ball

    President, Residents’ Association of Waverly Heights;
    Former Chairman and CEO, R.M. Shoemaker Holdings;
    Former President, Shoemaker + Alexander, Inc.;
    Former Chairman, Morris Arboretum, Univ. of Penna.;
    Chairman Emeritus, Foreign Policy Research Institute.

  • Anne Marie Heil

    Senior Director of Marketing –Healthcare, QLIK;
    Founder of Amheil Marketing Strategy and Communications;
    Former Vice President of Marketing, Mirixa.

  • Steven D. Kirkpatrick

    Steven D. Kirkpatrick, CPA

    Director of Finance, Main Line Healthcare;
    Former Senior Vice President, Montgomery Healthcare System/ Einstein Physicians – Montgomery;
    Former Senior Audit Manager, Ernst & Young.

  • Kathleen A. McEndy

    Kathleen A. McEndy, Secretary

    Chief Administrative Officer and Senior Vice President of Human Resources, South Jersey Industries;
    Former Principal, The McEndy Group, LLC.

  • Elizabeth P. Mclean

    The Library Company, Emeritus Trustee, Past President;
    Independent Publications, Inc., Emeritus Member Advisory Board of Managers;
    The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania, Executive Committee
    Barnes Arboretum Faculty

  • Anita A. Summers

    Anita A. Summers

    Professor Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania;
    President, Penn Association for Emeritus and Senior Faculty, and Chair of their Lifelong Learning Committee;
    Director, Mathematical Policy Research, Inc.;
    Former Professor of Public Policy and Management and also Department Chair, Wharton School of University of Pennsylvania;
    Several times’ recipient of Excellence in Teaching Award, Wharton;
    Former President, Residents’ Association Waverly Heights.

  • Lewis W. Bluemle

    Lewis W. Bluemle, M.D., Trustee Emeritus

    Trustee and Senior Vice President , Connelly Foundation;
    Former President, Thomas Jefferson University, College of Physicians of Philadelphia.

  • William Bates, JR.

    William Bates, Jr., Trustee Emeritus

    Former Chairman, President & CEO, Western Savings Bank;
    Former Exec. Vice President, Midlantic Corp of NJ;
    Former Exec. Vice President & Board Member, CLS;
    Former Board Chairman, VISA;
    Former Vice Chairman, The Philadelphia National Bank.