Kurt Wessel

Vice President & CFO

With more than twenty years of accounting experience, Wessel provides oversight to the organization’s finance and accounting functions. As a member of the Leadership Team, he reviews and analyzes the organization’s finance programs and accounting structure and effects changes to increase efficiency and economy. Prior to joining Barrington Venture Holding Company and The Garlands of Barrington,… Continue Reading Kurt R. Wessel

Dawn L. Kempf

Vice President, Chief Operating and Compliance Officer

  A licensed nursing home administrator, Dawn oversees all aspects of operations for The Garlands of Barrington and Prairieview at The Garlands including administration, hospitality services, sales and marketing, and health care services. As the community’s Chief Compliance Officer, she also ensures that the organization meets regulatory agencies’ guidelines and the company’s standards of conduct.… Continue Reading Dawn L. Kempf

Ed Gansz

Vice President

Ed Gansz has thirty five years experience in Development Services and Asset Management, amassed in domestic and international markets. His client services include project development from concept to completion, financial analyses, transaction structure and pursuing avenues necessary to underwrite the achievement of client development goals. Gansz received an undergraduate degree from Mount Saint Mary’s University… Continue Reading Ed Gansz

Thomas S. Herb

President and Chief Executive Officer

  Thomas earned his Bachelors and Masters of Business Administration from Babson College and Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.  He formerly managed sales, marketing and production aspects as Vice President of the largest independent Coca-Cola bottling company in the nation. Thomas Herb is a member of the Urban Land Institute’s Senior Housing council… Continue Reading Thomas S. Herb