Doug Myers Named President and CEO for Westminster Ingleside Foundation
ROCKVILLE, MD–The Westminster Ingleside Foundation (WIF), a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization managed and overseen by Ingleside, a premier, charitable not-for-profit provider of comprehensive older adult opportunities in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area, appointed Doug Myers as its president and CEO.
In his new position, Myers leads WIF to fulfill its mission, which is to provide support for residents who outlive their income and assets, to improve the quality of life for all residents, and to build an endowment for the future. Thanks to the philanthropic generosity of donors, WIF has realized this mission for 113 years, which offers security and peace of mind to residents and their families.
“We are thrilled that Doug has joined the Ingleside family. Doug’s philanthropic experience and knowledge is exactly what the Ingleside family needs to achieve Westminster Ingleside Foundation’s mission,” said Ingleside President and CEO, Lynn O’Connor.
Myers is an experienced professional with 30 years of experience in philanthropic senior leadership positions and has been acknowledged nationally for his achievements. Prior to joining WIF, Myers was the president and CEO of the Asbury Foundation for 18 years.
He graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Gettysburg College in management and became a Certified Fundraising Executive with the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy. In the last five years he has served as a board member and campaign major gifts chairman for the Arc of Carroll County and been the vice chairman and board member for the United Methodist Association.
Myers joins Ingleside at an exciting time when all three communities are adding more programs and services including Ingleside at King Farm’s Gardenside in Rockville, Maryland, with 120 new independent living residences, alongside its recently opened Memory Support Assisted Living residences and state-of-the-art Center for Healthy Living. Ingleside at Rock Creek’s Creekside in Washington D.C., with 105 new independent living residences, along with its own recently opened Memory Support Assisted Living residences and Center for Healthy Living. Westminster at Lake Ridge’s Westminster OnWard in Northern Virginia, an upcoming renovation project, will bring a new look to the community.
Ingleside is a premier, charitable not-for-profit provider of comprehensive older adult opportunities in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Based in Rockville, Ingleside is the parent organization for three CARF-accredited, SAGECare platinum LGBT cultural competency credentialed, charitable not-for-profit, life plan communities (formerly continuing care retirement communities) and its affiliates, including: the Westminster Ingleside Foundation, WING (Westminster Ingleside Group), which focuses on real estate development and management, and Ingleside at Home, a not-for-profit, charitable home-based care program. Ingleside’s family of communities include: Ingleside at Rock Creek (Washington, D.C.), Westminster at Lake Ridge (Lake Ridge, VA), and Ingleside at King Farm (Rockville, MD).
Established in 1999, Westminster Ingleside Foundation supports the charitable activities of all Ingleside life plan communities including Ingleside at Rock Creek, Westminster at Lake Ridge, and Ingleside at King Farm. It ensures that residents have a welcoming and supportive home throughout their lifetime. The Foundation also supports capital projects, special programs, and activities, which are deemed to have common or shared benefits for the residents of one or more communities.