English Meadows is excited to announce that David Beard has been named the Vice President of Regulatory & Legislative Affairs for the company. He will oversee relations and communications with the Virginia Department of Social Services for English Meadows and also work to support and promote the Senior Living Industry in Richmond, VA.
David Beard is the 12th Executive Director/Campus Administrator of the Elks Home Campus for English Meadows, the longest continuously operating Senior Living Community in the United States (located in beautiful Bedford, VA). Mr. Beard is retired from the US Navy Hospital Corps and has been in the LTC Industry for over 20 years. He holds a BS in Health Care Administration from Southern Illinois University and a Masters of Art in Business Management from Webster University. David is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator and Licensed Assisted Living Preceptor and previously managed various Independent Living, Assisted Living and Nursing Homes in the Richmond and Roanoke areas. He is Chair-Elect and serves on the executive committee of the Virginia Assisted Living Association. He is also a member of the State ALF Stakeholders Committee.