• Team

Leadership Team

The leadership team of Givens is forward thinking and strategic as they approach the changing landscape of senior living. With an average tenure of nearly 25 years with Givens, the executive team is skilled in leading a complex business while caring about delivering quality products and services to residents in our communities.

Board of Directors Executive Team

Givens is governed by a volunteer board of directors approved by the United Methodist Conference. The Executive Committee members are:
  • G. Edward Towson, II
  • Joseph P. McGuire
    Vice Chairperson
  • Kathryn R. Durity
  • Donna A. Broadwell
    Assistant Secretary
  • Kenneth W. Swayze, Jr.
  • Horace S. Jennings
    Assistant Treasurer
  • Charles L. Frederick
    At Large
  • Rebekah M. Lowe
    At Large
  • Doris. P. Loomis
    Immediate Past Chairperson

Other Board Members

The Board of Directors consists of local business and church leaders in the Western North Carolina area.
  • Mrs. Kathryn M. Atkinson
  • The Reverend Karen L. Easter Bayne
  • The Rev. Dr. Robert M. Blackburn Jr.
  • ​Ms. Alisa J. Brown
  • Mrs. Annette P. Coleman
  • Mr. Adam K. Ennis
  • Ms. Murphy H. Fletcher
  • Mr. Miles K. Hoffman
  • The Reverend W. Michael Holder
  • Dr. Margaret A. Kuhn
  • Dr. Suzanne E. Landis
  • Mr. Ronald C. Leatherwood
  • Mrs. Connie B. Martin
  • Mr. F. Patrick McGuire
  • Mr. Robert M. McKown​
  • Mr. Charles Pine
  • The Reverend W. Mark Ralls​
  • Mr. Robby Russell
  • Mr. Robert E. Shepherd
  • Mr. Hal F. Starnes
  • Mr. Christopher B. Taylor
  • Mrs. Marjorie J. Tucker
  • The Reverend Dr. R. Keith Turman
  • Mr. David C. Whilden
  • Mr. Alfred J. Whitesides Jr.
  • Mr. Lauren W. Yoder