We are fortunate to have a strong leadership team overseeing consulting services at Embrace Living Communities. Working together with 60 years of experience to bring the best in operations and protocols to our housing communities, these talented leaders continue to live out our mission and values in all they do.
Ralph Gaines is the Chief Executive Officer of Embrace Living Communities. He is responsible for creating and implementing the organization’s vision and direction, and responsible for creating, planning and integrating the organization’s strategic growth initiatives. He oversees overall operations and is responsible for directing management activities at our 34 living communities in Illinois, Florida and Missouri that are homes to more than 3,000 residents.
John Diehl is the Senior Director of Housing Operations of Embrace Living Communities. John provides general oversight and leadership for housing community systems, operations, compliance and budget management. In this role, he further supports the organization in bringing bold and innovative solutions to our communities.
Greg Watson is the Director of Housing Operations of Embrace Living Communities. In addition to assisting with housing systems and operations, Greg oversees consulting contracts, serves as Section 504 Coordinator and provides training and development to onsite community employees.
We have experienced change through our long history, but our mission to serve aging adults with communities that embrace living has remained.