Leadership and Board of Trustees
The Executive Team for Presbyterian Communities and Services is composed of individuals who believe in servant leadership. Together, this body boasts tremendous expertise in healthcare and service management, providing valuable insight from experience in a wide array of industries. Our governing board of trustees is made up of community-based volunteers who ensure we remain true to our mission, and who serve as an effective steward of our resources.
Presbyterian Communities and Services 2018 Board of Trustees
L. Gerald “Jerry” Bryant
Corneilius “Neil” Foote
Ronald J. Gafford
Rebecca Gruchalla, M.D.
Douglas D. Hawthorne
Cynthia K. Hudgins
Elizabeth “Liza” Lee
Allen D. Tilley
Philip M. Wentworth
Timothy A. Mallad - President and CEO, Presbyterian Communities and Services
Mr. Mallad joined PC&S in March, 2016. He has twenty-seven years of experience with continuing care retirement communities. Mr. Mallad started his career in marketing and then became an associate administrator at a hospital-based CCRC. Prior to joining PC&S, Mr. Mallad spent the last 21 years with Greystone Communities based in Irving, Texas. He began at the community level as an executive director and COO and then transitioned to a corporate role with regional responsibilities. Mr. Mallad has had direct leadership responsibility for as many as 10 continuing care retirement communities with a total of 3,000 units; 1,000 employees and $150 million in revenues. During his tenure with Greystone, Mr. Mallad specialized in the development, implementation and oversight of community level budgets and action plans as well as marketing and sales strategies, positively impacting revenues. His background includes the creation of corporate policies and procedures; development and implementation of service training programs tailored to continuing care retirement communities and participation in determining the corporate direction and vision for the communities he managed. Mr. Mallad has a bachelor of arts degree, cum laude, from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan.
Steve Ailey - Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Ailey, chief financial officer for Presbyterian Communities and Services, has 20 years of experience in financial and operations management. His background is with both non-profit healthcare organizations and financial firms. Steve is a strong leader who develops and enhances teams to achieve long-term financial and mission driven objectives.
In Steve’s former role as corporate vice president for Greystone Communities, Inc., he provided oversight of the accounting & financial reporting functions and led a team of ten accountants that provided controller/CFO functions for retirement communities managed by Greystone. His responsibilities included the analysis of operating results, projection of future performance and compliance with regulatory reporting requirements.
Additional responsibilities included the development of policies and procedures, the implementation of accounting systems, the reporting of monthly financial outcomes, the development of annual budgets and long term forecasts, the creation of real time key indicator analyses and financial reports and the coordination of annual audits. In addition, Steve was a corporate specialist for financially complex and operationally challenged communities.
Steve received his bachelor of science degree in accounting from the University of North Texas and is an active licensed CPA.
Barbara Matamoros - Director of Sales and Marketing
Ms. Matamoros has responsibility for the sales and marketing of Presbyterian Communities and Services. She has over 25 years marketing healthcare related services with 13 of those years with Greystone Communities where she was directly responsible for occupancy development and sales activities for new and existing continuing care retirement communities across the country. Responsibilities have included staff recruitment and training, coordination of advertising and promotional activities and ongoing sales support. Prior to 1998, Ms. Matamoros worked for Cornerstone Health Management and had responsibility for marketing and operational support of hospital-based geriatric specialty programs across the United States. With an emphasis on Geriatric Psychiatric programs and Senior Health centers, Ms. Matamoros has experience in the areas of community and healthcare-based referral management, sales and customer service training and regulatory compliance. Ms. Matamoros received a bachelor of business administration in marketing from Texas Tech University.
Scott Polzin - Director of Operations
Mr. Polzin joins Presbyterian Communities and Services from The Stayton at Museum Way in Ft. Worth where he served as executive director of the not-for-profit retirement community. Previous to that, he worked in senior living management roles at various locations, including a Presbyterian continuing care retirement community. Scott led communities to stabilization and has an excellent track record of building strong operational teams with a focus on exceptional hospitality.
Scott has a bachelor of arts degree in business administration from Kansas Wesleyan University in Salina, Kansas. He also received a master’s of science in health care administration from California State University, Long Beach, in Long Beach, Calif. In addition, he is a licensed nursing home and residential care administrator.
Peter Lynch - Executive Director, Foundation
Mr. Lynch is a Dallas native and St. Mark’s graduate with an extensive network within the Dallas philanthropic community. After graduating from the University of Texas, he started his career in direct mail and marketing before co-owning and leading Reachout Home Care for the last 14 years. Peter grew the company to over 180 employees and established a reputation for exceptional care and services in the Dallas community, before selling his company to Humana in late 2014. During his time in healthcare, he worked extensively with Presbyterian Communities and Services. Peter has vast experience serving on nonprofit boards, ranging from elite local boards to mission-based organizations in Kenya, and is excited to bring his leadership, expertise and passion to Presbyterian Communities and Services Foundation.