LONGVIEW, Texas – Buckner Retirement Services Inc. has announced Cliff Ingersoll as the new executive director of Buckner Westminster Place, a senior living community located in Longview, Texas.
Ingersoll comes with more than 24 years of experience in the senior living field as the president and CEO at Clark-Lindsey Village in Urbana, Ill.
“We are so pleased to have Cliff as part of the Buckner family,” said Charlie Wilson, president of Buckner Retirement Services. “He is a recognized leader in the senior living field and will be a great asset to the Longview community.”
Ingersoll said he knew about Buckner’s stellar reputation and applied for the position as soon as they opened it up to a national search.
“The more I read about Buckner’s mission the more excited I became,” Ingersoll said. “I felt at peace about it from the very beginning and knew God would bless it.”
Ingersoll said his first goal is to get acquainted with the residents, the staff and the community to learn more about their needs. He said his personal mission statement is to “serve the Lord, serve the residents and serve the employees.”
Ingersoll obtained two bachelor’s degrees in health and physical education and business administration at Southern Adventist University in Collegedale, Tenn., and his master’s degree in community health at Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Miss. He is also a licensed nursing home administrator.
Ingersoll enjoys water skiing, golf and scuba diving. He is a licensed pilot and master instructor in Tae Kwon Do. He and his wife Karen have two adult children, Mark and Jennifer, and four grandchildren.
Buckner Westminster Place is part of Buckner Retirement Services, Inc., a Dallas-based organization which strives to enhance the quality of life for senior adults and their families by promoting an active, healthy Christian lifestyle while maintaining their independence and dignity. Buckner operates seven senior living communities in Texas.
To learn more about Buckner Westminster Place, please visit www.bucknerretirement.org/longview.
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