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Every member of the Episcopal Retirement Homes Board of Directors has devoted skills and experience to serving the Great Cincinnati community. They lead the way in our commitment to enrich the lives of older adults in a person-centered, innovative and spiritually based way.

The Rt. Rev. Kenneth L. Price Jr.
Member of the ERH Board of Directors

Rev. Kenneth Price has played a crucial role in creating a healthy spiritual environment at ERH.

After a ministry that crossed state lines— Fr. Kenneth Price has served as Bishop Suffragan in Southern Ohio and Bishop of the Diocese of Pittsburgh— Bishop Price become a spiritual leader for the ERH communities and our Board.

As the Bishop representative to the ERH Board from the Episcopal Diocese of Southern Ohio, he has been able to carry on his pastoral ministry for over 16 years. Bishop Price has presided at building dedications, worked for affordable senior living as part of an ERH cooperation with the Central Ohio Committee working on affordable housing, and ministered to the residents of the ERH retirement communities.

Bishop Price believes that his participation on the Board has brought him as benefits as his service has brought to other, though he does consider the work of Episcopal Retirement Homes an integral ministry to the community.

“With the growing elderly population remaining active longer, communities like ERH [that provide dynamic retirement living] are critical. Now, with our movement into affordable senior living, the mission is enhanced.”

After 44 years in service to the church, Bishop Price isn’t going to be limiting his ministry much anytime soon.

“I am looking forward to reading, traveling and becoming more involved with ERH, particularly in the area of affordable senior living in Columbus,” he says.

Robin Smith
Board Chair,
Vice Chair of Financial Resources,
Next Generation Leadership Development Committee Chair,
Member of the ERH Foundation Board

Robin Smith has helped bring financial stability to our senior living communities.

As a former Procter & Gamble IT professional, Robin Smith has brought more than 29 years of experience in finance, program and project management, as well as leadership and organizational development to our senior living mission.

More than five years of service has carried with it great fulfillment, and Mrs. Smith has found particular enjoyment in working on the strategic initiatives that have been brought to life through our residents. She says that her involvement in the renovations at St. Paul Village has given her a deeper understanding of the power of person-centered care.

I am a true believer of ERH’s mission,” she says. “And I am giving my time and talents in order to spread [senior care that is person-centered, innovative and spiritually based] to as many older adults in our communities as possible.”

When she isn’t serving the residents of ERH retirement communities, Mrs. Smith can be found outdoors almost every day enjoying her favorite hobby—running. She’s competed in twelve marathons, including six outings in the Boston Marathon.

Mike Schueler
Member of the Board of Directors

Mike Schueler has helped in the continued growth and expansion of our senior living communities.

As President of the Schueler Group of Companies, which is involved in the real estate, development and construction business, Mike Schueler is no stranger to the demands of management.

As a board member for more than five years, Mr. Schueler has been able to use his business knowledge to advise Episcopal Retirement Homes in a number of areas—from broad business management to his particular areas of expertise in finance, real estate, and project management.

Mr. Schueler has always been an advocate for the Greater Cincinnati Community. In addition to representing the interests of local seniors through his service as an ERH board member, he is also a part of Little Miami Inc. As president of the organization, Mr. Schueler has been instrumental in helping to preserve the Little Miami River, a task which is more than halfway complete.

No stranger to bringing life and vitality to a community, Schueler chaired the Development Committee at the College of Mount St. Joseph for 18 years, helping it to grow and expand. The college granted him an honorary Ph.D. for his dedication to service and business expertise.

We’re grateful that he has chosen to bend his skills in support of our effort to bring a higher level of senior care to Greater Cincinnati, and Mr. Schueler has enjoyed seeing ERH grow.

“It is thrilling to be a part of this vibrant and diversified growing organization, which is run by a skilled group of managers,” he says.

When he takes time away from running the Schueler Group and his charitable endeavors, Mr. Schueler can likely be found relaxing with family or downtown at some of his favorite Cincinnati haunts like Tony’s Restaurant, Trio Bistro and Playhouse in the Park. A family man, he also enjoys spending time at the family home near Charleston, S.C., and attending the annual family reunion on Sanibel Island in Florida is always a highlight of the year.

Bryan Reynolds
June 07, 2013
Bryan Reynolds is the Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations for Episcopal Retirement Services (ERS). Bryan is responsible for developing and implementing ERS' digital marketing strategy, and overseeing the website, social media outlets, audio and video content and online advertising. After originally attending The Ohio State University, he graduated from the College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati, where he earned a Bachelor of fine arts focused on electronic media. Bryan loves to share his passion for technology by assisting older adults with their computer and mobile devices. He has taught several classes within ERS communities as well as at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute run by the University of Cincinnati. He also participates on the Technology Team at ERS to help provide direction. Bryan and his wife Krista currently reside in Lebanon, Ohio with their 5 children.

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