Strategic Team

LYNN O’CONNOR

President and CEO

Lynn O’Connor was appointed President and CEO of Westminster Ingleside Retirement Communities, Inc. (now Ingleside) on August 3, 2010. Lynn oversees the Westminster Ingleside Foundation and three non-profit continuing care retirement communities with over 100-year tradition of service to seniors in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area: Ingleside at Rock Creek, Westminster at Lake Ridge and Ingleside at King Farm, three non-profit. With 35 years of experience leading organizations that provide homes and services to elders, she most recently served as President and CEO of Frasier Meadows Retirement Community in Boulder, CO since 2005. Lynn served as President and CEO of The Washington Home and Community Hospices in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia, and was Executive Director of Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Lynn has broad and extensive experience in the senior living profession including but not limited to the following: finance, board relations, strategic planning, resident and staff relations, fund raising, external relationships, affiliations, and growth.
Lynn has a B.S. in Health Care Management from St. Joseph’s University, a Masters in Healthcare Administration from Central Michigan University, and Certification in Long Term Care Administration from the University of Maryland. Lynn is a licensed nursing home administrator in Maryland and is certified as a Certified Aging Services Professional (“CASP”).

LIBBY BUSH

Chief Operating Officer

Libby Bush assumes the role of Chief Operating Officer of Ingleside as of April 2016. Previously, Libby held the position as the Executive Director at Westminster at Lake Ridge. She holds more than 20 years of experience in the industry, having faithfully served a continuing care retirement community in Richmond, Virginia since 1992. While there, she was a key member of their executive team and oversaw four divisions, including Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care and Nursing. She began her career as a Personal Care Unit Manager and last served as their Vice President. Libby holds the following licenses and certifications:

  • Licensed Nursing Home Administrator (Virginia)
  • Nursing Home Preceptor (Virginia)
  • Assisted Living Facility Preceptor (Virginia)
  • Retirement Housing Professional/CASP
  • University of North Texas/LeadingAge (AAHSA)

Libby has had the privilege of being involved in organizations and associations professionally and personally. She is an alumnus of the LeadingAge Leadership Academy and a Master’s of Management of Aging Studies Graduate Degree student. She also holds a B.A. in Sociology from the College of Wooster.

DUSANKA DELOVSKA-TRAJKOVA

Chief Information Officer

Dusanka Delovska-Trajkova has more than 25 years experience in computer science and automation in variety of environments, corporate, government, educational and nonprofit in Macedonia and USA. Dusanka attended Sts. Cyril and Methodius University in Macedonia and graduated with an electrical engineering degree back in the time when computer science and automation were described as part of the electrical engineering programs.Dusanka came to the United States in 2000 after the war in Kosovo. Once in the States, she worked for the Council on Foundations. She returned to Macedonia in 2006 to accept a position as counselor to the president of Sts. Cyril, working to consolidate the IT system between 23 schools. After that, Dusanka returned to America and was working at the Pew Research Center when she heard about a position at a start-up in Rockville, Maryland. She had always worked for established organizations, and the idea of building something from the ground up was exciting.As IT Director, Dusanka was instrumental in helping to build Ingleside at King Farm into the successful community it is today. She was promoted to Chief Information Officer at Ingleside, where she brings her vision and energy to developing technologies that will be a part of the business and life strategies for Ingleside, Ingleside communities and affiliates. Her focus is to help each community adapt to new organizational innovations and to develop and execute new business strategies.

TIMOTHY L. MYERS

Chief Financial Officer

Tim Myers comes to Ingleside after having served eight years as CFO for the Philadelphia-based Kendal Corporation. Prior to Kendal, he spent nearly 10 years as CFO, chief operating officer, and partner for New Life Management and Development of Mount Laurel, N.J. Earlier in his career, he worked a year as director of special projects with Marriott Senior Living Services, and 10 years as a senior manager for KPMG. Myers holds a BA in Accounting from Lycoming College in Williamsport, Pa. He is a member of the Financial Advisory Panel of the Commission on Accreditation for Rehabilitation Facilities – Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CARF-CCAC). He is also a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA).

MONIQUE ELIEZER

Chief Officer of Sales, Marketing, and Strategy

Monique Eliezer has 20 years of experience in sales and strategy, first becoming Vice President of Sales in a for profit business that she helped develop to an international business, and now as Chief of Sales, Marketing & Strategies for Ingleside’s leadership team. As a speaker of many languages, she has lived and worked in different countries helping American companies expand during the formation of the European Union.

Later, Monique fell in love with the senior living arena, working in different communities across the country. She made the commitment to this evolving, growing industry, becoming a Certified Aging Service Professional (CASP).

During the opening and fill-up of Ingleside at King Farm, Monique was Director of Sales. Then, in July 2012 she accepted an offer from the President and CEO to broaden her work to sales, marketing and strategies for all the Ingleside affiliates. Her favorite aspects of the job are being part of the engagement of the residents and staff and nurturing the growth of the organization. She has a BA in Journalism and course work for a Master of International Business from Brazil.

ROBERT J. LANCELOTTA, JR.

Executive Director Westminster Ingleside Foundation

A graduate of Loyola University with a degree in History, Robert has served the Foundation for 5 1/2 years, raising charitable funds for the three Westminster Ingleside Communities. His experience in the not-for-profit world was honed as the Executive Director of the Basilica of the Assumption Historic Trust, Inc. Robert served the Trust for 12 years providing leadership in construction management, public relations and fundraising for the $32 million renovation/restoration of one of America’s architectural masterpiece’s B. H. Latrobe’s Baltimore Cathedral. Early in his career, Robert served as the vice president of the Erdman Lumber Company, Inc., a mid-size lumber and building material wholesaler. Robert has also worked in neo-traditional real estate development and residential historic preservation projects.

JANET BERLIN

Executive Assistant to the President and CEO

Janet Paz-Berlin is the Executive Assistant to the President and CEO and Assistant Secretary to the Boards of Directors. As the Executive Assistant to the President and CEO and Assistant Secretary to the Boards of Directors, Janet supports the President and CEO and the CFO. She also serves as the official record keeper of all corporate, organizational documents and functions as the Assistant Secretary to the Boards of Directors.Janet joined Ingleside as a Marketing Assistant in the summer of 2011 for Ingleside at Rock Creek and that fall, she became a Sales Counselor there. In 2013, she took her current position. Janet, who is multilingual, has more than 15 years of experience in customer service and administrative support across different industries. Janet received an MFA in Museum Exhibition Planning & Design from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, an MA in English Literature from Rutgers University, and bachelor’s degrees in English Literature and French Language and Literature from Rutgers University.