Eliza Jennings CEO Richard M. Boyson Jr. Appointed to LeadingAge Ohio Board of Directors

(Cleveland, Ohio) – Eliza Jennings is pleased to announce that
President and Chief Executive Officer Richard M. Boyson Jr. has been
appointed to the LeadingAge Ohio Board of Directors. He will be
officially installed at the November LeadingAge Ohio Board Meeting in
Columbus, Ohio. Boyson joins the LeadingAge Ohio Board member
Class of 2022.

“LeadingAge Ohio is a highly-respected association that supports mission-driven organizations like Eliza Jennings,” said Boyson. “This gives us a larger voice at the state and national level, as we advocate on behalf of our residents and employees, to sustain the resources to offer exceptional services and recruit and retain outstanding caregivers. I look forward to working with my peers to address the specific challenges facing aging services providers in our region.”

LeadingAge Ohio is a member-driven association, with leadership elected by peers from around the state. LeadingAge Ohio members comprise a network of aging services leaders committed to supporting, enabling, and empowering Ohioans to live fully as they age.

“LeadingAge Ohio is privileged and excited to have Rich Boyson’s leadership on our Board of
Directors,” said LeadingAge Ohio President and CEO Kathryn Brod. “Rich’s deep accounting
and financial expertise, as well as his aging services operations knowledge, will add another
unique skill set to our Board. His experience is an important addition to our association’s
strategic goals to position our members to not only survive but to thrive in an era of change.

We look forward to working with Rich in his new role on the LeadingAge Ohio Board of Directors to complete this important work.” Boyson rejoined Eliza Jennings in May 2015 as president and CEO, having previously served as Eliza Jennings’ director of financial operations from 1996 to 2002. His 25 years of experience spans the full spectrum of aging services.

Founded in 1937, LeadingAge Ohio is a nonprofit organization that represents approximately
400 long-term care organizations and hospices, as well as those providing ancillary health care
and housing services, in more than 150 Ohio towns and cities. The continuum of care reflected
by the member organizations serve an estimated 400,000 elderly Ohioans daily and employ
more than 35,000 persons statewide.