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Leadership Team

Collington provides extensive expertise in unique and active retirement living from every aspect including management, programming and health care services. With a combined experience of more than 100 years, residents are assured the highest level of service in every facet of their lives, such as physical, spiritual, social, emotional and environmental

Ann Gillespie

Chief Executive Officer

Contact: Collington Life Care Community 10450 Lottsford Road Mitchellville, MD 20721

Ann Gillespie has more than 30 years of experience as an aging-services professional. She started her career with the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, where she worked on initiatives in federal senior housing, and employment legislation. After four years on Capitol Hill, Ann was recruited by leaders in the Continuing Care field to serve as the founding executive of the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CCAC). Along with providers, hundreds of peer volunteers and other stakeholders, she led the transformation of the field to become self-regulated and fiscally prudent by reducing the potential for federal oversight while increasing confidence and trust on the part of consumers, lenders and regulators. After 15 years leading CCAC, Ann was appointed Senior Vice President for Shared Learning and Leadership of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (now LeadingAge). Notably in that role, Ann established the Association’s Leadership Academy and served as a trusted adviser to its CEO senior living systems network.

Ann joined Asbury Communities as its Chief Strategy Officer in 2012 where she was responsible for the development and oversight of the organization’s strategy, positioning the system for the health care reform environment, as well as the expansion of new business lines that included home and community-based services. Before accepting her role at Collington, she served as a strategic consultant and adviser for clients in the government, private and not-for-profit sectors in the Washington, D.C., region. Ann is a graduate of Miami University of Ohio and the recipient of that University’s Scripps Gerontology Center’s Cottrell Distinguished Award for Scholarship, Leadership and Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Aging.

Megan Barbour

Chief Operating Officer

Contact: Collington Life Care Community 10450 Lottsford Road Mitchellville, MD 20721
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Megan has worked within the long-term care field for over 10 years and is passionate about person-centered care and providing a navigational-holistic life plan approach to aging adults. Megan came to Collington from Greensburg, Pennsylvania, where she worked as the Executive Director for Redstone Highlands Presbyterian SeniorCare Greensburg campus. During her time at Redstone, Megan was selected into the LeadingAgePA Fellows Program, was an active member of VOICE (formerly the PA Culture Change Coalition) and the PA HealthCare Council. Megan is an Eden Alternative Mentor and presented at the 2014 7th annual Eden Alternative International Conference in Nashville.

In addition, Megan has served aging adults through her roles as Nursing Home Administrator for Quality Life Service’s Henry Clay Villa community, Human Resource Director for Quality Life Service’s Countryside Convalescent Home, and Human Resource Specialist for Presbyterian Senior Care at Oakmont. Megan also served as Human Resource Director and completed her Administrator-in-Training program at Woodlands Retirement Community in Huntington, West Virginia.

Megan attended Marshall University where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations, as well as a Master of Science in Human Resource Management.

Megan enjoys running and has completed 12 half marathons, one full marathon and the 2016 Ohio 70.3 Half Ironman Triathlon. It is a goal of Megan’s to run a half marathon in each state and to one day complete a full Ironman Triathlon.

Courtney Corcoran

Chief Financial Officer

Contact: Collington Life Care Community 10450 Lottsford Road Mitchellville, MD 20721

Yolanda Hunter

Director of Human Resources

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Sandy Short

Director of Sales and Marketing

Contact: Collington Life Care Community 10450 Lottsford Road Mitchellville, MD 20721

During her first eight years at Collington, Sandy played a leading role in boosting occupancy from 67% in 2011 to 96.9% sold occupancy in 2019. In her previous role as Outreach Marketing Manager at Collington, Sandy led the community’s outreach to the University of Maryland School of Music, Heritage Harbor, Capitol Hill Village and many churches and civic groups. Before joining Collington’s marketing team in 2011, Sandy gained more than 20 years of experience in sales, including serving as Regional Director of Sales and Marketing in the staffing industry, running three offices in the Washington, D.C., and Baltimore markets.

Christian Taylor Ramsey

Director of Hospitality Services

Contact: Collington Life Care Community, 10450 Lottsford Road Mitchellville, MD 20721

Christian is skilled culinary professional known for his comprehensive knowledge of multiple cuisines and an innovative approach to setting the stage for a customized dining experience. He has more than 10 years’ experience with kitchen operations and staff supervision and has previously served as an executive chef and manager for restaurants and as a cook and purchasing agent for Westminster-Canterbury retirement community in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Christian has a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a focus in food service management from the Culinary Institute of Virginia.

Robert Reigle

Director of Information Technology

Contact: Collington Life Care Community, 10450 Lottsford Road Mitchellville, MD 20721

Mr. Reigle is a strategic technology and operational leader with over 15 years of experience leading multidisciplinary teams. Before joining Collington in 2016, Rob held an AVP Operations position for over eleven years at a publicly traded healthcare improvement company where he grew a passion for excellence in care. Mr. Reigle has achieved many technical certifications including MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) and has progressive experience in corporate technology, process analysis, strategy development, project management, teambuilding, and operational excellence. Mr. Reigle leverages his solid leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills to establish positive rapport with all levels of staff, management, and external parties. This positive rapport allows him to improve technical systems and operational processes with a focus on teamwork. He focuses consistently on delivering a positive customer focused experience to strengthen relationships, build loyalty and drive growth.

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