Donna LaRotonda is a Managing Partner of WoodBine Senior Living. Donna, a Certified Assisted Living Administrator and Certified Dementia Practitioner, has more than two decades of marketing and management experience in senior living, hospitality, and construction.
Prior to becoming a Managing Partner, Donna served as Senior Executive Director of Spring Village at Galloway, a 130 licensed bed assisted living and memory care community that consistently posted 100% occupancy and exceeded budgeted NOI. Donna was a charter member of the Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa where she achieved membership in Les Clefs D' Or USA, one of the most prestigious hotel organizations in the world. Donna’s experience will help each of WoodBine’s communities exceed budgeted revenue and NOI, maintain 100% occupancy, and practice the WoodBine culture in all its affairs.
Chris Behm is a Managing Partner of WoodBine Senior Living. Chris has more than a decade of experience in operations and management.
Prior to becoming a Managing Partner, Chris served as Regional Director of Operations for WoodBine and most recently as Senior Executive Director of Spring Village at Stratford. Chris is a seasoned relationship executive focused on delivering revenue growth, penetrating new markets, and building strategic teams. In addition to overseeing the daily operations for multiple communities in New England and the Northeast, Chris will develop new venture opportunities and cultivate talent within WoodBine.
Daryl McCombs is a Managing Partner of WoodBine Senior Living. Daryl has almost thirty years of experience in the real estate and finance aspects of senior living. He oversees new acquisition, development and management opportunities and manages the company's treasury and finance activities. Based in Tampa, Florida, he has been involved in the acquisition, development or financing of more than $2 billion in seniors housing and healthcare properties. Prior to becoming a Managing Partner, Daryl was a Partner in WoodBine and served as the company's Chief Investment Officer.
Prior to joining WoodBine, Mr. McCombs provided real estate investment sales services for ARA Seniors Housing. Previous to ARA, Mr. McCombs was a mortgage banker with Red Capital Group where he originated seniors housing and long term care loans fitting the Fannie Mae and FHA/HUD agency criteria. Previous to Red, he led the origination of new business development activities for CNL Retirement Corp. which became the nation's largest public, non-traded seniors housing REIT prior to its acquisition by HCP, Inc.
Daryl also has experience in investment banking, acquisition & development, and commercial loans for B.C. Ziegler & Company, Health Care Financial Partners REIT, Inc., Capstone Capital Corporation and SouthTrust Bank. He is active in various industry organizations and served on the initial Executive Planning Committee for NIC's Skilled Nursing Investment Forum.
Director of Business Management
Chantal Chi is Director of Business Management for WoodBine Senior Living. She oversees the business practices for all of WoodBine's communities, including HR, AP, AR, Financial and Business Administration responsibilities for the company's Maryland office. In 2005, Chantal started in the senior living industry at 17 years old for Sunrise Senior Living, the nations' largest senior living management company. This community was successfully managed by Steve Gaylor and Gloria Brock.
When Steve and Gloria founded WoodBine in May of 2005, Chantal came to work for us. While at WoodBine, she has worked not only as a Concierge, but as a Caregiver, MedTech and Business Manager. Chantal worked from 2005 until 2010 at WoodBine while putting herself through college. Chantal has rejoined WoodBine Senior Living as of January 2016, bringing with her over 10 years of experience in the Senior Care industry.
Director of Sales
Gloria Brock is Director of Sales. Prior to her current role, Gloria was a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of WoodBine Senior Living. Gloria oversees Sales/marketing and Consulting Services, develops new business relationships & manages sales, marketing, and census for each community. Gloria has worked in the Marketing and Operations arena for more than 20 years. She has directly
served seniors for more than 15 years.
Prior to Co-Founding WoodBine, Gloria served as Executive Director and Director of Sales/Marketing for Sunrise Senior Living. Gloria managed day to day sales and marketing. She achieved Sunrise record and number 1 sales status with 73 resident move-ins in twelve months for a single community.
Director of Development
Steve Gaylor is Director of Development. Prior to his current role, Steve was a Co-Founder and Managing Partner of WoodBine Senior Living. Steve develops management agreements and new business growth strategies. He has worked in the Senior Housing Care Industry for more than 25 years. Developed care facilities nationwide from the ground up, opened new senior living properties in a variety of markets and successfully operated senior living communities that
consistently exceeded census, revenue and net income budgets year over year.
Prior to Co-Founding WoodBine, Steve served as Senior Executive Director for Sunrise Senior Living, the Nation’s largest senior living management company. Steve managed day to day operations for several assisted living and Alzheimer’s communities in the Mid-Atlantic
Region. Also, developed post merger integration of Marriott Senior Services communities into Sunrise.
Prior to joining Sunrise Senior Living in 1999, Steve was Director of Operations for Baxter Healthcare Corporation, a fortune 50 company serving seniors locally and internationally. Steve managed all aspects of operations, sales, and marketing. Developed new facilities, outpatient cancer centers, and infusion suites in the Mid-Atlantic Region.