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Together, the people, the place and the passion for providing an extraordinary, engaging life for our residents and the remarkable staff who serve them, are at the heart of what makes Ingleside at King Farm a very special place.

Board of Directors

Our Directors bring top-level executive skills from government, business, health care and other fields to assure our policies and finances fulfill our mission and enhance our values.


Bruce Bartels


Bruce M. Bartels has had a long and distinguished career in operational leadership of hospitals and health systems. This includes leadership as CEO, from 1999 to 2014 of Wellspan, a diversified health system with 11,000 employees and $1.5B in revenue. Wellspan includes a home health agency, a 680-provider medical group, four hospitals (York Hospital, a more-than-500-bed community teaching hospital; Gettysburg Hospital, a 75-bed community hospital; Ephrata Hospital, a 122-bed community hospital; and a 73-bed surgery and rehabilitation hospital), a health plan, medical malls, five retail pharmacies, and several other health related activities.  Since 2014, Mr. Bartels, has continued his community and health services leadership as a health consultant and as a participant in boards and commissions including the Pennsylvania Governor’s Commission on Early Learning Investment, Penn-Mar Human Services (Board Member), Pennsylvania Partnerships for Children, WITF Enterprises (Board Member, Chair), and the York County Community Foundation (Embracing Aging Committee Chair) and the American Board of Dermatology.  Mr. Bartels has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Wisconsin. He has three daughters and enjoys reading, running, skiing, hiking, and travel.



Vice Chair

Dr. Leahy (Bill) has recently completed 34 years as President of Neurological Medicine, PA, a neurology practice he co-founded and developed.  His training was at Princeton University, Northwestern University Medical School and Johns Hopkins Medical Institution, with a continued part-time faculty position in the department of Neurology. He also completed positions at the NIH in neurochemistry and in the Army (retired Major) during the Vietnam era.
For the past ten years he has been on the board of Princeton Alumni Corps, and served as president during the past four years.
In 1998 he founded and expanded the High School Home Health Foundation, an educational program which, on a pro-bono basis, prepares non-college bound students for certification as home health aides and CNAs. The program was centered in Prince George's County. He co-authored the text-book for the course and authored a companion book, Caregiving at Home.
Bill and his wife, Chris, reside in Chevy Chase, Maryland and have two adult children, a daughter and a son. He currently serves on the Personnel Committee of the Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church.


Nancy Kuhn


Nancy Kuhn is a former attorney whose eclectic career has spanned 20 years in private practice, as well as a number of years in non-profit and government service. She is a former partner of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP, an international law firm, where she counseled and litigated on behalf of Fortune 200 corporations and national non-profit organizations, including private foundations and educational organizations. More recently, she was Director of External Relations for the Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF), a national non-profit composed of corporate CEOs, university presidents, and foundation leaders focused on addressing U.S. education and workforce challenges, particularly in STEM. There, she was responsible for BHEF's fundraising, member relations and outreach, and strategic communications efforts. She is a member of Wake Forest University's College Board of Visitors, an advisory board to the Dean of the College; former vice chair and member of the Board of LearnServe International, a social entrepreneurship non-profit that equips high school students to tackle social problems locally and abroad; and former chair of the National Capital Region Advisory Board of College Summit (now known as Peer Forward), a national non-profit dedicated to building a diverse pipeline of first generation college-going students. She is also a former president of the Wake Forest University Alumni Association. Kuhn earned her J.D. degree from George Washington University; her M.P.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and a B.A. in political science from Wake Forest University. She is a member of the DC Bar (inactive).


Lynn O'Conner

President and CEO, Ex-Officio

Lynn O’Connor is Ingleside’s President and CEO, which includes continuing care retirement communities; Ingleside at Rock Creek, Westminster at Lake Ridge, and Ingleside at King Farm, the Westminster Ingleside Foundation, the Westminster Ingleside Group (WING) and Ingleside at Home. Lynn has 40 years of aging services leadership experience, commencing her career in 1980 as an Administrator in Training at a Maryland nursing home and hospice. Lynn was appointed by Governor Parris Glendening in 1995 to be a member of the Maryland Assisted Living Task Force which was charged with creating Maryland’s first assisted living legislation and regulations. Lynn has a BS in Health Care Management from St. Joseph’s University, an M.S.A in Health Care Administration from Central Michigan University, Long Term Care Certification from the University of Maryland, is a Maryland Licensed Nursing Home Administrator, a Certified Aging Services Professional, and a Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional. Lynn has been a board member of what is now LeadingAge, NJ, LeadingAge Colorado, served on the LeadingAge House of Delegates, and the Board of Directors of the American Health Care Association where she chaired the Not-for-Profit Committee and was a member of the Strategic Planning and Executive Committees. Lynn currently serves as the Secretary and Vice Chair on the Board of Directors of LeadingAge DC and is Vice Chair of the Presbyterian Association of Homes and Services for the Aging where she Chairs the Governance and Nominations Committee and is a member of the Executive Committee. Lynn and her husband, Kevin, live in Washington, DC, have one daughter, a son-in-law and a grandson and granddaughter. They are members of Holy Trinity Church in Georgetown.




Sally Cox has worked as a financial executive for over 25 years. She currently serves as the Chief Operations and Financial Officer at Central Union Mission, a non-profit organization helping the poor in the District of Columbia since 1884. She began her career in public accounting in Houston Texas. She has served non-profits such as the National Cathedral School for Girls, the Women’s Committee for the Washington National Opera and the Moss Arts Center at Virginia Tech.

Sally holds a Master’s in Business Administration, Finance and Investments from George Washington University – Schools of Business. She lives in Washington, DC with her husband John and attends The Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church in Washington, DC.




Dr. Hill is an accomplished physician, having practiced emergency medicine for 40 years in a variety of top-ranked hospitals. Dr. Hill has also served in administrative and academic positions, and is a licensed attorney and practices part-time on a consultative basis in a variety of health law issues. He has also held a number of leadership and consulting positions for government agencies, insurance companies, and hospice and home health care organizations.




Carolyn Johnson is the Director of the Interfaith Works Vocational Services Program, which engages homeless and low-income individuals in job readiness classes, career counseling and training, and one-on-one job placement services. Interfaith Works is an organization that helps people lift themselves from poverty through prevention, stabilization and empowerment programs. Prior to joining Interfaith Works, Carolyn developed and implemented a Move-Up Program at Jubilee Jobs, during a period of time when she devoted much of her energy to non-profit and volunteer work.

Carolyn had enjoyed a career in banking and finance, moving from Bank of Boston to Mellon Bank International, and finally to Goldman Sachs where she was a Vice President in the Foreign Exchange Department, advising asset management clients, pension funds and registered investment advisors on techniques for hedging the foreign currency exposure in their portfolios.

After moving to the DC area, Carolyn began actively volunteering and serving on non-profit boards. Carolyn is a member and former chair of the Mission Committee of the Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church. A graduate of Tufts University and the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Carolyn was a member of the Alumni Council of the HGSE and a Director of the Alumni Council of the University. Carolyn and her husband, Joe, reside in Chevy Chase, Maryland.




Denis von Kaeppler has an extensive background of over 35 years within the international business and technology management space. He has successfully led highly creative and impactful initiatives including the decommissioning effort of the National Institutes of Health's legacy systems as well as network implementation projects at the National Air and Space Agency. Prior, von Kaeppler served as president of a medical management company where he designed, directed, and managed a core-laboratory contract with a major pharmaceutical company. He also served as vice president in charge of acquisitions and restructuring for a European conglomerate and worked for prime international banking institutions. He has been an associate chaplain for Stanford University Medical Center and has held several leadership positions within the Presbyterian Church community. Von Kaeppler currently serves as a Stephen Minister and on the board of Deacons at Potomac Presbyterian Church.



Resident Director

Bill King and his wife, Pat, had the distinction of being the first residents to move in to Ingleside at King Farm (IKF) in March, 2009.  Since moving to IKF, Bill has been an active member of several IKF and Ingleside groups, to include the Ingleside Council and the Westminster Ingleside Foundation. Bill is a 1957 graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree in Building Construction.  Following graduation, Bill started a forty year career with Armstrong World Industries where he held executive positions in Marketing, Construction Management, Purchasing and Government Relations.  Throughout his career, Bill acquired extensive experience in all types of construction-related activities, to include long-range facilities planning, construction supervision and facilities maintenance.  In addition to his formal career, Bill was the Chairman of the Board for the National Institute of Building Sciences.  Bill has been an active member of the Potomac Presbyterian Church since 1974, serving as a deacon, elder and building committee Chair.




John Kreutzer is currently First Vice President, Wiles - Kreutzer Group of BB&T Scott & Stringfellow in Alexandria, VA with over 30 years of experience. Prior to forming The Wiles - Kreutzer Group of BB&T Scott & Stringfellow in 2009, John managed the Alexandria, Virginia office of Wachovia Securities, now Wells Fargo Advisors. Through his career, John has helped many clients with varied professional, personal and family needs and has advised ERISA plan fiduciaries through years of technological, regulatory and investment product evolution. John has been selected to participate in the Professional Management Program at BB&T Scott & Stringfellow, given only to a small group of advisors authorized by senior management to act as fiduciaries and manage accounts on a fully discretionary basis. Following obtaining his graduate degree John worked as a consultant with Tribrooke Group, a program and facilities planning firm in Oakbrook, IL. John has a BA from the University of Virginia and a MBA from The George Washington University. He is currently an active member of the Rotary Club of Alexandria.




Robyn Stone, Ph.D. is a noted researcher and internationally recognized authority on long-term care and aging policy, is senior vice president for Research at Leading Age and executive director of the Leading Age Center for Applied Research. She has held senior research and policy positions in both the U.S. government and the private sector.  She was a political appointee in the Clinton Administration, serving in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Disability, Aging and Long-term Care Policy and Assistant Secretary for Aging.  Dr. Stone is a distinguished speaker and has been published widely in the areas of long-term care policy and quality, chronic care for the disabled, aging services workforce development, low income senior housing and family caregiving. She serves on numerous provider and non-profit boards that focus on aging issues. Dr. Stone is a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America and the National Academy of Social Insurance.  She was elected to the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the Institute of Medicine) in 2014. 


Peter Wilson


Steven L. Wagner is a global management, marketing and sales executive with over 30 years of experience in the U.S., Canada and UK in the cable/telecommunications, entertainment, media and non-profit sectors. He is the former vice president and chief marketing officer of Canada's largest telecoms company, Roger Cable Communications. Most recently, Wagner served as vice president of American Red Cross's National Headquarters Development where he played a vital role in the restructuring, rebuilding and transformation of the National Development operations. Wagner lives in Washington D.C. with his wife and leads his own business, an advisory/consultancy services and investment opportunities with a focus on tech start-ups and real estate.


Peter Wilson


Hans Wyss is chair of the Westminster Ingleside Foundation Board. He is ex-officio member of the Ingleside, Ingleside at Rock Creek, Westminster at Lake Ridge, Ingleside at King Farm and Ingleside at Home boards. His career began traveling between Europe and the United States working as an assistant study director for the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan and as a financial analyst at J.R. Geigy AG. Wyss worked for 36 years at the World Bank where he carried out and then oversaw a broad range of economic studies and operational activities while participating in the evolution of operational policies. At the World Bank, he managed numerous regional offices, including in Africa, East Asia and Pacific, Latin America and Caribbean, and Western Europe. For another 15 years Wyss continued his professional career as a consultant to various multilateral financial institutions. He is fluent in German, English and French.

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