Our Leadership

Executive Team

Bruce J. Lederman

President and Chief Executive Officer

Bruce J. Lederman’s experience as an eldercare executive and thought leader spans over 25 years.

Lederman previously held the position of CESLC’s Chief Operating Officer. Prior to joining CESLC, he served as senior vice president and chief strategy officer for Midwest Administrative Services Inc., a nursing home management company. He is also a former owner and operator of skilled nursing facilities and served as the nursing home administrator in one of his centers.

In addition to his professional experience, Lederman holds leadership roles in numerous organizations including; Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, CJE SeniorLife, Human Rights Campaign, Jewish Federations of North America, Leadership Greater Chicago, Jewish Council for Public Affairs, and the Health Facilities Association of Maryland.

Lederman has a B.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and he earned a J.D. from DePaul University. He is a licensed attorney in the State of Illinois and a member of the American Health Lawyers Association.

Deanna L. Enlow

Senior Vice President, Operations and Chief Operating Officer

Deanna L. Enlow is CESLC’s SVP, Operations and COO, and oversees Compliance, Nursing Service, Customer Experience, Social Services, and Senior Housing.

Enlow has a background in operations management, strategic planning, and business development in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining CESLC, she served as Vice President of Welcov Healthcare. Enlow was owner and COO of Encompass Healthcare/Allure. She also has held senior leadership positions in operations management as consultant at Brookdale Senior Living Solutions.

Enlow earned her Master’s of Business Administration and a B.A. from Central Washington University.

Terri Tanner-Hill

Senior Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer

As Chief Financial Officer, Terri Tanner-Hill leads Charles E. Smith Life Communities (CESLC)’s financial strategy including the administrative, business planning, accounting, and budgeting efforts for the organization. She is also responsible for overseeing technology and human resources.

Tanner-Hill has more than 20 years of experience in public accounting, consulting, and the financial management of healthcare and social service organizations. Prior to joining CESLC, she held leadership positions with Arthur Andersen, Catholic Charities in Baltimore and Schiavi, Wallace & Rowe.

Tanner-Hill earned a B.S. from Towson State University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Board of Governors

Officers for 2017–2019

Chair
Alan M. Freeman

Chair-Elect
Eric G. Meyers

Immediate Past Chair
Joseph B. Hoffman

President/CEO
Bruce J. Lederman

Secretary
Paula H. Robinson

Vice Chair, Finance/Audit Treasurer
Harry A. Harrison

Vice Chair, Development
Jacqueline M. Rams

Vice Chair, Strategic Planning
Donald M. Kaplan

Vice Chair, Quality Care
Mark D. Klaiman, MD

Chair, Charles E. Smith Life Communities Trustees Funds, Inc.
Jeffrey S. Puretz

President, Cohen-Rosen House Board,
Landow House Board, Revitz House Board,
Ring House Board

Aaron M. Rulnick

Governors for 2017–2019

Alison S. Baraf
Irving P. Cohen
Jeffrey S. Distenfeld
Draga L. Dubick
Arthur J. Dykes

David D. Freishtat
Andrew S. Friedlander
J. Ted Gumer
David S. Karp
Pearl G. Lake
David A. Ruben

Gary B. Saffitz
David A. Samuels
Samuel M. Sanders, MD
Marc F. Solomon
Natalie S. West

Committees

DEVELOPMENT

Jacqueline M. Rams, Chair
Jeffrey S. Distenfeld
Carolyn G. Eichberg
Alan M. Freeman
Andrew S. Friedlander
Joseph B. Hoffman
Allan R. Hurwitz
Barbara J. Hurwitz
Pearl G. Lake
Jeffrey J. Pargament
Vivian L. Pollock
Paula H. Robinson
David A. Samuels
Matthew D. Schwartz
Marc F. Solomon

FINANCE/AUDIT

Harry A. Harrison, Chair
Jack W. Abel
Irving P. Cohen
Jeffrey S. Distenfeld
Arthur J. Dykes
Jeffrey S. Gershen
Joseph B. Hoffman
Isaac M. Reitberger
Aaron M. Rulnick
Marc F. Solomon
Jonathan S. Westin
Jeffrey S. Yentis

HOUSING BOARDS

Aaron M. Rulnick, President
Alison S. Baraf
Rachel A. Browder
Richard S. Cohen
Alan M. Freeman
David D. Freishtat
Julie M. Gallo
Amy Epstein Gluck
Ian Joseph
David S. Karp
Russell C. Minkoff
Vivian L. Pollock
Todd B. Reinstein
Isaac M. Reitberger
Matthew D. Schwartz
Jayson S. Slotnik
Mitchell A. Yentis

LEADERSHIP

Eric G. Meyers, Chair
Jeffrey S. Distenfeld
Andee Forster
Alan M. Freeman
Andrew S. Friedlander
Tracey Friedlander
J. Ted Gumer
Harry A. Harrison
Donald M. Kaplan
Mark D. Klaiman, MD
Jeffrey S. Puretz
Jacqueline M. Rams
Aaron M. Rulnick
Alisa T. Rulnick

QUALITY CARE

Mark D. Klaiman, MD, Chair
Joel S. Hirschhorn
Barbara J. Hurwitz
Jean M. Jones
Randi Kopf
Ronald A. Paul, MD
Samuel M. Sanders, MD

STRATEGIC PLANNING

Donald M. Kaplan, Chair
Kenneth H. Becker
Noah D. Cantor
Irving P. Cohen
Joanne G. Crantz, MD
Joel S. Hirschhorn
Judith Rae Peres
Vivian L. Pollock
William Redisch
Arnold D. Spevack
Jonathan S. Westin

TRUSTEES

Jeffrey S. Puretz, Chair 
Scott N. Brody
Irving P. Cohen
Arthur J. Dykes
Jared Marx
Eric G. Meyers
Donald S. Paris 
David A. Ruben
David A. Samuels
Jeffrey S. Yentis

Past Presidents & Chairs

Bernard Danzansky, z”l
Morris Garfinkle, z”l
Harry Sherby, z”l
Jacob Eisman, z”l
Charles E. Goldsmith, z”l
Harry Lewis, MD, z”l
Hymen Goldman, z”l
Burnette Simon, z”l
Simon Hirshman, z”l

Charles E. Smith, z”l
Samuel P. Cohen, z”l
Hyman Berman, z”l
George Hurwitz, z”l
Leonard I. Abel
Jonathan S. England, z”l
Honorable Joseph B. Gildenhorn
Samuel R. Dweck, z”l
N. Paul Berlin, z”l
Jerome W. Golomb, z”l

Elliott I. Pollock, z”l
Ralph H. Deckelbaum
Edward M. Statland
David W. Rutstein
Brenda H. Guritzky, z”l
Donald J. Garner
Paul M. Yentis
Ronald D. West
Morris Dweck

Irving P. Cohen
Ivan B. Silverman
Arthur J. Dykes
Hanita Schreiber
David A. Samuels
Andrew S. Friedlander
Marc F. Solomon
Joseph B. Hoffman