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.

Executive Team

J. David Swartley, MBA, NHA | President & CEO
David joined the Moravian Manor Communities family in 1991, serving in varying positions of Controller, Director and VP of Financial Services, and Executive Vice President. In 2008, he was named President & CEO by the Board of Trustees, overseeing all operations and guiding the growth of Moravian Manor Communities to include its two campuses today. David loves the family feel of the community, and daily interaction with residents and staff is what makes the 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 in 1997 and has held the positions of Staff Accountant, Business Office Manager, Controller, and Vice President of Finance. In her role 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 at MMC, Cindy completed her MBA from Penn State University. Within the community, Cindy currently serves on the Board of Your Neighborhood Connection and Linden Hall School for Girls. 

Board of Directors

Moravian Manor Communities is governed by an elected Board of Directors who are experts in their respective fields. This group jointly oversees operations and proactively cultivates long-range strategic planning and development that fulfill the organization’s mission and vision to anticipate the future and the ever-changing needs of those in search of retirement and health care communities.
2024 Community Board of Directors

J. David Swartley, Chair
Rick Jackson, Vice Chair
Christopher Hunt, Treasurer
Cynthia Meier, Secretary
Robert Newell, Member
Lois Leister*, Advisory (Non-Voting)Member

Management Team

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Virginia Boyle | Director of Social Services/NHA
Jackie Brendle | Director of Environmental Services
Kerry Dering | Activities Director
Kim Kolp | Director of Nursing
Cindy Meier | Executive Director
Nicole Michael | Corporate Director of Sales and Marketing
Rev. Timothy Naisby | Chaplain
Ed Rivera | Director of Maintenance
Jennifer Shutt | Director of Community Life
Bridget Steuer | Executive Assistant/
Development Associate
J. David Swartley | President/CEO
Lydia Wise | Director of Human Resources
Bill Zimnoch | Dining Services Director

Residents' Association

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.