Our Leadership Team

William Lemmon, CEO

Bill has been active in real estate development, construction, property management and real estate appraising for more than 50 years.  He has built a variety of commercial buildings including senior living communities (independent, assisted living, and memory care), shopping centers, office buildings, college residence halls, group homes, a large church and a golf course.  Bill has been the developer of more than 30 subdivisions in Stark, Summit, Portage and Tuscarawas counties.  He is involved in the development, construction, and/or management of approximately 2,500 apartments in the Akron, Canton and Columbus markets as well as commercial properties.  Bill received his BS and MBA from The Ohio State University.

Brian Spring, President

Brian provides the company a broad background with 20 years of experience in commercial real estate brokerage, property management, development, accounting and construction. After obtaining a BSBA from Washington University in St. Louis, Brian continued to hone his skills and currently holds active licenses as a CPA and Ohio Real Estate Broker.  He obtained the CCIM (Certified Commercial Investment Member) designation which recognizes experts in the commercial and investment real estate industry.  Away from work, Brian enjoys family activities as well as past and current involvement with Akron Children’s Hospital, The Wilderness Center, Rivertree Christian Church, and Canton Rotary among others.

Brenda Satterfield, Chief Financial Officer

Brenda Satterfield has been in Senior Living for 19 years, largely in the Chief Financial Officer position.  Most of her experience is in large multi-location skilled nursing and she found her way to assisted living in 2014.  She loves the residential senior environment that gives seniors exceptional quality of life with the care and comfort of assisted living.  She received her BS in Accounting in 1987 from The University of Akron and her MBA in 2012 from Walsh University. 


Andrew Harpster, Vice President of Operations

Andy has over 21 years of Senior Living experience. He enjoys working for an organization that offers the finest new communities and amenities for today’s seniors. He is pleased by truly being able to help residents and families through their transition from home to senior living. “It is very rewarding to see how happy residents are after they move in and start enjoying good food, friends and fellowship with us.” Andy hopes to help continue to make the Danbury Senior Living communities the finest in which to live and work. Andy is a graduate of North Central State College and is a CEAL (Certified Executive of Assisted Living) and serves on the Ohio Assisted Living Association's Board of Trustees.

Brian McGill, Regional Director of Operations

Brian joins the Danbury team offering a diverse background in commercial real estate management, finance, and business development. He's served communities throughout Northeastern Ohio for over 15 years and more recently expanded his experience to include working with our senior living communities. Brian earned his BSA from the University of Akron in 2016 and holds active licenses as a CPA and real estate broker.

Chris Chase, Director of Clinical Services

Chris is a master’s prepared Registered Nurse with 20 years of varied experience in the assisted living industry.  She spent several years working in community leadership roles, with her most meaningful experience being her time spent in clinical and nursing leadership. She has a passion for working with seniors and creating an environment where our elders can continue to age with dignity and respect. As a clinical practitioner, Chris takes special pride in our ability to meet the care needs of our residents within their independent living, assisted living, or memory care neighborhood apartments. Assuring a high quality of care for the residents we serve is her primary goal. Chris has both a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree in nursing from the University of Pittsburgh.

Chris Chase, Clinical Director

Kelly Rose Stallard, Director of Business Development & Marketing

Kelly Rose Stallard joins us as the Director of Business Development and Marketing for Danbury Senior Living. She brings over 18 years of health care business development experience from the areas of skilled nursing, emergency medical response, skilled home care and hospice. Kelly graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Kent State University with a focus in Gerontology. She has received numerous sales growth and new market development awards throughout her career. Kelly’s passion is to assist families when faced with deciding the best options for “aging in place”. She assists in area professional group events and is involved in many community organizations. Kelly is a graduate of the class of 2014 Leadership Medina County. She has also participated in the Faith in Action fundraiser “Dancing with Medina Stars” and won the People’s Choice Award in 2014. Her expertise in health care and her ability to connect people with needed services is a focus of her activities.

Dan Huckins, Director of Leader Development & Training

Dan has over 25 years of leading organizations in the non-profit world as well as helping others to become leaders worth following in a broad spectrum of organizations across the United States. Dan was drawn to senior living through one of his parent’s experience and working with Danbury leaders as a consultant. He is passionate in his desire to help Danbury Senior Living continue to be the very best led in the industry, offering seniors premier care and service.   He has received a Bachelor of Science, a Masters of Divinity, and a Doctorate in Communication and Leadership. The most treasured people in his life are his wife, Pam, their three children, and four grandchildren. 

Dan Huckins, Director of Leader Development & Training

 Chad Christine, Director of Dining Services

Chad Christine, Director of Dining Services

Chad joined the Danbury team with over 15 years of Senior Living experience and 20 years of Culinary Management experience.  His Culinary passion is to daily provide dining service excellence that accompanies pleasurable and memorable meal experiences that warm the heart and stimulate the pallet.   Chad earned his BS in Nutrition from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania and his Culinary Certifications from the United States Army Academies of Culinary Arts and Healthcare.  He and his family have resided in the Portage County area for almost 16 years.

Kevin J. Markley, Director of Facilities

Kevin has over 20 years of facility management experience in sectors of industrial and home maintenance. He joined the Danbury Wooster family in 2014, becoming their Environmental Services Director. Kevin joined our corporate team in 2017 to assist all Danbury communities with his expertise. He takes pride in providing a clean and well-maintained environment for our residents. Kevin looks forward to coming to work each day knowing that Danbury Senior Living is keeping our loved ones safe at "home". 

Kevin J. Markley, Director of Environmental Services | Danbury Senior Living, Wooster, OH

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