September 8, 2022
Lenbrook, Atlanta’s premier intown community for engaged senior living for almost 40 years, has named three new members to its Board of Directors: Sarah Batts, Huanbiao Mo, Ph.D., and Philip Searles.
“Sarah Batts, Dr. Mo and Philip Searles bring excellent experience and knowledge about health care and senior living to our Board,” said Chris Keysor, President and CEO of Lenbrook. “We welcome them to the Board and look forward to their guidance as we work to ensure Lenbrook continues as the best intown community for engaged senior living.”
Sarah Batts is Senior Vice President for the Office of Advancement and Executive Director of the Shepherd Center Foundation. She is responsible for all brand, strategic partnership, professional education, injury prevention, community relations, fundraising and volunteer endeavors at the foundation. Before joining Shepherd Center, Batts enjoyed an eight-year tenure with Piedmont Healthcare Foundation. She graduated from The University of the South and received a Master of Business Administration degree from Loyola University.
Dr. Huanbiao Mo is Dean of the Byrdine F. Lewis College of Nursing and Health Professions at Georgia State University. Dr. Mo has advanced the College’s well-earned reputation for excellence in preparing the next generation of health professionals and scholars to enter the health care field. He holds a Ph.D. in nutritional sciences from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, a Master of Science degree from the Chinese Academy of Science and a Bachelor of Science degree from Fudan University in Shanghai, China.
Philip Searles is President of the Beverly J. Searles Foundation. He is knowledgeable about various financing options, including HUD 232/232 Lean, tax credit deals and the use of government agencies such as the Veterans Administration to help provide housing for homeless veterans. He also knows how to develop retirement communities for seniors on fixed incomes. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Alabama.
Lenbrook is the first and only Life Plan Community in Atlanta to achieve international accreditation and an investment-grade rating. Founded in 1983, this not-for-profit senior living community in the heart of Buckhead enables residents to enjoy the gifts of independence, good health and personal fulfillment through engaging programs and services. Its award-winning facilities also offer the security and convenience of excellent on-site, Medicare-certified healthcare services. Lenbrook offers more than 50 floor plans and residences ranging from smaller, one bedroom to penthouse residences, Villas and Flats all located on one amazing campus that includes unique common areas and event space and a regulation croquet lawn. Visit www.lenbrook-atlanta.org for more information.