Ohio Living Officers

Laurence C. GuminaOhio Living Chief Executive Officer

Laurence C. Gumina serves as Chief Executive Officer of Ohio Living, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Founded in 1922, Ohio Living is Ohio's largest and most experienced not-for-profit provider of Life Plan communities and services. With 12 campus communities, an active Foundation, and a 48-county home and community based service (home health and hospice) footprint, Ohio Living employs 3,100 and serves more than 90,000 people annually.

Mr. Gumina has more than two decades of experience in the healthcare industry with practical expertise in the fields of Life Plan communities, skilled nursing and assisted living operations, hospital administration, home health, hospice, and age-restricted affordable housing operations.

Prior to Ohio Living, Mr. Gumina served as Senior Vice President at Springpoint Senior Living where he was responsible for the development of new communities, repositioning existing, and third party management/development service agreements. Previously, Mr. Gumina served as EVP/COO at Bayshore Community Health Services, a hospital-based provider in Holmdel, New Jersey, and served as the Associate Executive Director at Riverview Medical Center/Meridian Health located in Red Bank, New Jersey. Additionally, he served as an active member of the Board of Trustees for VNA Health Group, also located in Red Bank.

His education includes a Master of Public Administration in health care administration from Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, N.J., and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I.

Daniel J. O'ConnorOhio Living Chief Operating Officer

Dan O'Connor serves as Ohio Living Chief Operating Officer.

O’Connor has more than 30 years of experience in the aging services field and has held leadership positions for Ohio Living for 25 years.

Dan began his career in aging services as a licensed nursing home administrator and was the regional director of operations for a for-profit nursing home company before joining Ohio Living.

He joined Ohio Living in 1990, serving as the executive director of Ohio Living Dorothy Love in Sidney, Ohio, until his appointment to a new role at the Ohio Living corporate office in 2006.

While at Dorothy Love, Dan oversaw the expansion of its independent living, the growth of home and community based services, and the establishment of an adult day center. He also provided the vision for successful capital campaigns that enabled the creation of two Alzheimer's disease care units on the campus and the development of one of the first wellness centers in the Ohio Living system.

During his tenure, Dorothy Love earned five consecutive deficiency free surveys from the Ohio Department of Health and the community was the recipient of the national LeadingAge Social Accountability Award.

Dan has served as Chief Operating Officer for the community division of Ohio Living since 2006. As such, he has been responsible for the leadership, strategic planning, and financial and operational results of the 12 continuing care retirement communities which are the residences for over 3,000 older adults. Beginning in May 2015, Dan's duties evolved once again as he assumed operational oversight responsibility for Home Health and Hospice division known as Senior Independence. Senior Independence has seven offices throughout Ohio and is licensed to serve 40+ counties.

Dan graduated from the University of Dayton with a Bachelor of Sociology. He holds a master's degree in gerontology with a concentration in long-term care administration from Miami University (Scripps Foundation).

Dan was the 2010 recipient of the W. Fred Cottrell Distinguished Alumni Award from Miami University.

Thomas G. HofmannOhio Living Chief Foundation Officer

Tom Hofmann serves as Ohio Living Chief Foundation Officer.

He has more than 37 years of experience in fundraising, organizational development and volunteer management. During his career, he has worked with volunteers, staff and boards in both youth and aging organizations.

Since Ohio Living Foundation's inception in 1986, Tom has carried the senior responsibility for fundraising and operations, with direction from the Board of Directors of Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services Foundation. The Foundation has had a significant increase in gifts received and is well known, nationally, as a leader in fundraising in the retirement community industry.

A graduate of the University of Akron, Tom holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, with a specialization in finance. He also has pursued continuing education in the areas of fundraising, management and leadership and earned the designation of Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) in 1984.

Tom previously served Ohio Living as vice president for development and as development officer. Before coming to Ohio Living, he was director of development for the Boy Scouts of America in Cleveland.

Tom has been an active participant in the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) and served as president of the Central Ohio chapter in 1986. He also was a member of the AFP National Board. In 1996, the Central Ohio Chapter of AFP presented him with the Outstanding Fundraising Executive of the Year Award. In 2007, he received the Leadership Award of Honor from LeadingAge Ohio, Ohio Living' state association. He also has been an active participant in the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP). Additionally, he served as the chair of LeadingAge's Philanthropy Network Steering Committee.

Tom has spoken throughout the United States on the various phases of fundraising and has helped numerous organizations improve fundraising programs through consulting.

He is married with two daughters and five grandchildren and lives in Reynoldsburg, Ohio.

Connie TostevinOhio Living Chief Nursing Officer

Connie Tostevin serves as Ohio Living Chief Nursing Officer.

She joined Ohio Living in 1992, holding several positions including Home Health Manager; Director of Nursing; and Director of Quality Assurance for the corporation before becoming the vice president of nursing services and clinical operations

Connie was the vice president of nursing services and clinical operations for Ohio Living Communities from 2001-2014, where she worked closely with the Community- based leadership teams to earn industry setting outcomes.

As the vice president/chief nursing officer, Tostevin aligns clinical operations across the continuum within Ohio Living.

She received her BSN from Indiana Wesleyan University and her Masters Degree in Nursing Administration from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. She is board certified in the field of geriatric nursing and is also a Legal Nurse Consultant Certified.

Connie has presented on several aging services topics at conferences and seminars for LeadingAge Ohio. She has been interviewed and quoted in various written articles; Among them are “Advance Healthcare Network for NPs and PAs,” “McKinght’s Long-Term Care News,” and the Columbus Dispatch. She is the secretary for the Madison County Food Pantry, Senior Warden for Trinity Episcopal Church and a volunteer for the Madison County Crisis Response Team.

Bob StillmanOhio Living Chief Financial Officer

Bob Stillman serves as Ohio Living Chief Financial Officer.

Bob has more than two decades of experience in public accounting with a practice concentration serving senior-living and long-term care providers and a broad range of non-profit organizations.

Before joining Ohio Living in 2013, Bob served as an assurance partner for GBQ Partners, LLC, having joined the Columbus-based accounting firm in 1999. From 1991 to 1999, he exclusively served long-term care providers for a public accounting firm that specialized in that sector. Bob obtained the Certified Public Accountant designation in 1993. He began his career with KPMG, an audit, tax and advisory services firm.

He holds a bachelor's degree in business administration, withn accounting major, from Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.

Bob, his wife and their two daughters live in Upper Arlington.

Joyce Miller EvansOhio Living Chief Information Officer

Joyce B. Miller serves as Ohio Living Chief Information Officer.
 
Before joining Ohio Living, she held the CIO position for St. Vincent, St. John West Shore in Cleveland and Mercy in Canton.
 
Joyce was the Corporate Director of Information Services for University Hospitals Health System in Cleveland; Director of Information Systems at what is now The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus; Manager of Information System support and support manager at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, Ky.; and account executive at SMS.
 
She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The Ohio State University and a Master of Business Administration from University of Dayton.
 
Joyce's professional successes include implementing an electronic medical record system for Ohio Living, telehealth and mobile technology increasing the efficiency and quality of care across Ohio. She currently is the HIPAA security officer, ensuring the safe protection of resident/client information. She is focused on the future, moving Ohio Living' information systems to support expected growth.
 
Joyce is a Certified Healthcare CIO and Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems.

Dana Ullom-VucelichOhio Living Chief Human Resources & Ethics Officer

Dana Ullom-Vucelich serves as Ohio Living Chief Human Resources & Ethics Officer.

Before her 2010 promotion, Dana served as vice president of human resources and ethics & compliance officer.

Prior to joining the Ohio Living family in 2000, she was the vice president of human resources for an Ohio hospital.

Dana earned a bachelor's degree from Kent State University and a Master of Human Resources Development from Webster University, as well as various certifications.

An active volunteer for many civic and non-profit organizations, Dana also belongs to several local, state, and national business associations.

Among her many accomplishments at Ohio Living, Dana successfully instituted the "Power of One" recognition program, celebrating employees who exemplify the organization's core values; was instrumental in the organization’s receipt of the Better Business Bureau Torch Award for Ethics; and her HR Team was honored as Columbus CEO Magazine’s HR Excellence Awards Finalist for Team Excellence.  Dana also has been invaluable in her efforts to further Ohio Living' Ethics & Compliance program.

Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice Board of Directors (Fiscal Year 2017)

John A. Peterson – ChairRetired, Research Director, Armco, Inc.    

John A. Peterson
Retired, Research Director, Armco, Inc.    
 

Barbara E. Riley – Vice ChairPublic Policy Consultant; Former Director, The Ohio Department of Aging

Barbara E. Riley – Vice Chair
Public Policy Consultant
Former Director, The Ohio Department of Aging

 

Edward S. Snelz – Assistant TreasurerConsumer Banking-Marketing, Chase

Edward S. Snelz – Assistant Treasurer
Consumer Banking-Marketing, Chase

Richard A. Krieger – Assistant SecretaryRetired, Maumee City Administrator

Richard A. Krieger
Retired, Maumee City Administrator
Retired, Educator & Coach

Laurence C. GuminaOhio Living Chief Executive Officer

Laurence C. Gumina
Ohio Living Chief Executive Officer

Daniel J. O'ConnorOhio Living Chief Operating Officer

Dan O'Connor serves as Ohio Living Chief Operating Officer.

O’Connor has more than 30 years of experience in the aging services field and has held leadership positions for Ohio Living for 25 years.

Dan began his career in aging services as a licensed nursing home administrator and was the regional director of operations for a for-profit nursing home company before joining Ohio Living.

He joined Ohio Living in 1990, serving as the executive director of Ohio Living Dorothy Love in Sidney, Ohio, until his appointment to a new role at the Ohio Living corporate office in 2006.

While at Dorothy Love, Dan oversaw the expansion of its independent living, the growth of home and community based services, and the establishment of an adult day center. He also provided the vision for successful capital campaigns that enabled the creation of two Alzheimer's disease care units on the campus and the development of one of the first wellness centers in the Ohio Living system.

During his tenure, Dorothy Love earned five consecutive deficiency free surveys from the Ohio Department of Health and the community was the recipient of the national LeadingAge Social Accountability Award.

Dan has served as Chief Operating Officer for the community division of Ohio Living since 2006. As such, he has been responsible for the leadership, strategic planning, and financial and operational results of the 12 continuing care retirement communities which are the residences for over 3,000 older adults. Beginning in May 2015, Dan's duties evolved once again as he assumed operational oversight responsibility for Home Health and Hospice division known as Senior Independence. Senior Independence has seven offices throughout Ohio and is licensed to serve 40+ counties.

Dan graduated from the University of Dayton with a Bachelor of Sociology. He holds a master's degree in gerontology with a concentration in long-term care administration from Miami University (Scripps Foundation).

Dan was the 2010 recipient of the W. Fred Cottrell Distinguished Alumni Award from Miami University.