Charles E. Smith Life Communities has promoted two members of its leadership team. Elisa Gil-Pires, M.D., has been named executive vice president, medical affairs/chief medical officer and medical director, while Terri Tanner-Hill, is now executive vice president, finance, and chief financial officer. Prior to their promotions, both had served as senior vice presidents in their respective roles.
“These promotions reflect our confidence in the excellence both Dr. Gil-Pires and Ms. Tanner-Hill bring to their roles,” said Bruce J. Lederman, president/CEO. “Their capabilities and experience are vital to our ability to operate successfully in today’s highly competitive environment while maintaining our more-than-century-long mission of caring for older adults.”
Gil-Pires oversees all clinical and administrative aspects of the senior living community’s medical services. Having joined the organization in 2013, she also serves as site director for the National Institutes of Health Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship program at CESLC.
Board-certified in internal medicine, geriatric medicine and hospice and palliative care, Gil-Pires earned her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine and completed her residency at University of Maryland Medical System in Baltimore. Before joining CESLC, she served as chief of geriatrics and palliative care at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Conn.
Tanner-Hill leads all financial operations at CESLC, including business strategy, accounting and budgeting. She also oversees information systems and human resources.
A certified public accountant and graduate of Towson University, she has more than two decades of experience in financial management and oversight. Before joining CESLC in 2010, she held leadership roles with several large accounting firms as well as Catholic Charities in Baltimore.
Founded in 1910, Charles E. Smith Life Communities is a nonprofit organization serving more than 1,100 older adults in multiple residences situated on a 38-acre campus in Rockville, Maryland. CESLC’s services include post-acute care and long-term skilled nursing care at Hebrew Home of Greater Washington; independent living at Revitz House and Ring House; assisted living at Landow House; memory care at Cohen-Rosen House; geriatric medical care at Hirsh Health Center; and temporary shelter and advocacy for victims of elder abuse at the ElderSAFE™ Center.