Roanoke, VA (September 25, 2017) — Brandon Oaks is proud to announce Ben Burks, NHA, as the new Executive Director, effective September 25, 2017. Burks previously served as the Executive Director of The Glebe in Daleville, Virginia. As a high-performing executive in the senior living field, Burks brings 14 years of experience in the continuing care retirement community (CCRC) industry.

“We couldn’t be happier to have Ben join our team,” said Heather Neff, President and CEO of Virginia Lutheran Homes. Neff continued, “He brings with him a depth of knowledge in managing CCRCs, but, most importantly, the understanding that our residents are our highest priority.”

“I am pleased to be joining a community with such a stellar staff and solid reputation,” Burks said. “I look forward to becoming an integral part of the team and of the community,” Burks continued.

Brandon Oaks is a non-profit Life Plan community, operating under the sponsorship of Virginia Lutheran Homes. Brandon Oaks offers residents independent living, assisted living, nursing care and therapy.