Our experienced leadership is committed to serving the community
We ensure exceptional continuing care in the Roanoke Valley
Each of the Lifespire of Virginia communities has a unique setting, distinctive features, and its own leadership. They all share the steadfast mission of providing “Dignity in Living” and uphold a common value system that reflects the ideals of faith and family. At The Glebe, a common ethic prevails. We are committed to being stewards of both the promises we make to the men and women who live here and the continuing high quality of the community itself. We’re here not simply to do a job but to serve to the best of our abilities. Meet our leadership team below:
Ben Burks, Ph.D., Executive Director
Ellen D’Ardenne, NHA Director of Health and Wellness Services
Joyce Horton joined The Glebe in January 2006. A Certified Dietary Manager, Horton came to The Glebe with 20-plus years of management experience in various capacities. Since Horton began at The Glebe she has shown dedication, loyalty, and a strong desire to excel. Throughout her years of employment at The Glebe, Horton has demonstrated her exceptional managerial skills and was promoted to director of dining services in March 2011. Horton completed her Certified Dietary Degree from the University of Florida.