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Values: High Quality Work Experience


Published: August 24, 2022 Kendal at Oberlin, and Kendal Corporation’s other affiliates are independent and not part of, or sponsored by any religious or social institution, but they were founded and continue to grow with intentional regard for the principles of the Religious Society of Friends

Kendal at Oberlin CEO Barbara Thomas to Retire in February


Kendal at Oberlin, a nonprofit life plan community in Oberlin, Ohio, has announced that CEO Barbara Thomas will retire in February 2024 with 32 years leading the organization. She began her career with Kendal in 1992, one year before the Oberlin retirement community opened to residents in 1993

CEO Barbara Thomas is Recognized by LeadingAge Ohio


Visionary Leadership Award 2023 Kendal at Oberlin residents and staff were thrilled but not surprised that Kendal CEO Barbara Thomas was recently recognized for her visionary leadership at the annual LeadingAge Ohio conference on Tuesday, August 29, 2023. “We see Barbara Thomas as the living

Homegrown Tomatoes Advance to the KaO Leadership Team


Kendal at Oberlin has recently promoted two new directors for the life plan community’s leadership team. It’s great to see staff members grow professionally and take on new responsibilities. We call those who advance in their professional careers at Kendal our “Homegrown Tomatoes.” In November 2023

Kendal at Oberlin Names Seth Vilensky as its Next CEO


Kendal at Oberlin, a nonprofit life plan community in Oberlin, Ohio, has announced that Seth Vilensky will join the community as Chief Executive Officer on January 29, 2024. He was selected following a nationwide search, led by the organization’s Board of Directors. Seth has most recently served

Staff Changes at Kendal at Oberlin


.   “There are no words to adequately thank Maggie for her years of dedicated service at Kendal,” says Kendal CEO Barbara Thomas. “She has paved the way for hundreds of residents to call Kendal ‘home’ from more than 35 States, including her mother Blanche who lived at Kendal for 12 years. A part of Maggie’s executive

CEO Barbara Thomas retires


Published: January 23, 2024 On March 2, 1992 Barbara Thomas headed to the third floor of a bank building in Oberlin to begin her new job with Kendal at Oberlin, “an organization that wasn’t even in the ground,” she says. That would come to completion 20 months later, on Oct. 6, 1993

Kendal at Oberlin’s STARS


Published: April 25, 2024 Along with competitive wages and benefits, working at Kendal means getting lots of smiles and thank-you’s from residents. Plus, twice a year residents show their gratitude with monetary gifts that are divided among non-management employees based on their years of service

Leadership Training at Kendal


Published: October 5, 2023 For nearly 30 years Kendal at Oberlin residents and staff have been creating community in ways big and small. As the community prepares to celebrate its 30th birthday this fall, we’ll explore how the 110-acre campus, home to hundreds of residents over the years, creates