United Church Homes Appoints President in Leadership Restructure

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United Church Homes Appoints President in Leadership Restructure

MARION, OH (June 26, 2023) United Church Homes appoints President and announces leadership restructure with the establishment of Radiant Alliance, a groundbreaking partnership with CareSource and Metta Healthcare.

The Board of Directors has made a strategic decision to split the roles of Chief Executive Officer and President. Effective July 1, 2023, Rev. Dr. Kenneth Daniel will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer.

Rev. Dr. Kenneth Daniel, CEO of United Church Homes and Radiant Alliance

Previously serving as both President and Chief Executive Officer, Rev. Dr. Kenneth Daniel, will dually assume the roles of Chief Executive Officer of United Church Homes and the Chief Executive Officer of Radiant Alliance. In addition to overseeing advancement, engagement and corporate communications, Daniel will continue to guide the strategic direction and performance, propelling the organization toward a future of innovation and excellence.

Kenneth Young, President of United Church Homes

Kenneth Young, former Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Development and Legal Officer will assume the position of President of United Church Homes. Tasked with leading and managing the day-to-day operations. Young will play a vital role in finance, human resources, senior living operations, asset stewardship, and senior care and housing. Reporting to Daniel, Young’s expertise will ensure the smooth functioning of the organization, as well as continue to execute its strategic growth initiatives.

As part of this leadership restructure, Terry Spitznagel, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Growth Officer and Michael Hughes, Senior Executive Vice President of Digital Innovation and Transformation, will assume expanded responsibilities to support the successful execution of the initial phase of Radiant Alliance projects.

“This is an exciting time for United Church Homes. We are poised to achieve remarkable milestones that will shape the future of our organization and create a lasting positive impact on the lives we touch,” said Rev. Dr. Kenneth Daniel, Chief Executive Officer. “We are certain these leadership changes will streamline our reporting structure and ultimately make us nimbler for what is to come with Radiant Alliance and United Church Homes.”


About United Church Homes
For more than 100 years, United Church Homes has been committed to providing quality housing and services to older adults. Today, UCH is the 22nd largest multisite, nonprofit senior living organization in the U.S. according to the 2022 LeadingAge Ziegler 200 ranking, serving nearly 7,000 residents in its more than 90 owned and managed market rate and affordable housing communities in 15 states and two Native American nations. United Church Homes leads with its mission to transform aging by building a culture of community, wholeness and peace for those it is privileged to serve.

About Radiant Alliance
An affiliation of nonprofit organizations dedicated to revolutionizing the landscape of health care through an unwavering commitment to innovation, compassionate care and the power of human connection. Current members of the affiliation include Metta Healthcare and United Church Homes. Their mission is to create a brighter future by providing access to comprehensive and supportive services across the health care continuum. With innovation as their guiding light and the human spirit as their driving force, they stand ready to create a bold future like no other. Together, they will cultivate collective growth, empower individuals to fearlessly embrace their health choices and build a health care system that nurtures the well-being of our entire community.