Innovators in Senior Living & Health Services
With decades of combined experience working at Moravian Manor Communities and overall industry experience, our leadership team’s expertise and innovative spirit have served as a robust catalyst for “anticipating and accommodating the changing lifestyles, expectations and needs of the people we serve.”
J. David Swartley, MBA, NHA | President & CEO
David joined Moravian Manor Communities (MMC) in 1991, serving in varying positions of Controller, VP of Financial Services, and Executive Vice President. In 2008, he was named President & CEO of MMC. In June of 2023 the Board of Directors unanimously approved an affiliation between MMC and Morningstar Living, our sister community in Nazareth, PA. David currently serves as President & CEO for both communities and is working with both teams to further their respective missions and goals. David believes that the daily interaction with residents and staff is what makes his job most satisfying. David also is a current board member of Hospice & Community Care, Lititz recCenter, and CARE; past board member of Mennonite Children’s Choir of Lancaster and First Deaf Mennonite Church; and volunteers within the First Reformed Church in Lancaster City.
Cindy Meier, MBA | Executive Director
Cindy joined Moravian Manor Communities (MMC) in 1997 and has held the positions of Staff Accountant, Business Office Manager, Controller, and most recently, Vice President of Finance. As Executive Director, Cindy is responsible for overseeing all aspects of MMC’s operations, including strategic planning, financial management, and ensuring the delivery of high-quality care and services. During her tenure here, Cindy completed her MBA from Penn State. Within the community, Cindy serves on the Board of Your Neighborhood Connection and Linden Hall School for Girls.
Board of Directors
2024 Board of Directors
J. David Swartley (Chair)
Rick Jackson (Vice Chair)
Christopher Hunt (CFO/Treasurer)
Cynthia Meier (Secretary)
Robert Newell (Member)
Lois Leister* (Advisory Board Member)
*Advisory (non-voting) member
Because Moravian Manor Communities values the opinions and suggestions of residents, residents are encouraged to participate in the Residents’ Association and help shape life within the community. The president of the Residents’ Association holds a seat on the board of trustees to ensure the voices of residents are present and heard throughout strategic planning and development discussions. The Moravian Manor Communities Residents’ Association is robust with a large population of residents regularly attending meetings and providing their unique insights and input.
The 2023 Resident Council Board Members, who will serve until September 1, 2025, are: Lois Leister, PRESIDENT; Carol Simpson, VICE PRESIDENT; Liz Todd-Lambert, SECRETARY; and Mary Ann McSparran, TREASURER.