Beth Ludeke, Executive Director
Beth Ludeke has worked in the senior care industry for many years. She has experience in all aspects of senior living. Beth started out as a C.N.A., Went to nursing school and became a LPN, then moved up the ranks to become an Executive Director. Beth has devoted her career to ensuring seniors are cared for with love and respect and treated like family. Beth has two daughters and 3 grandchildren that keep her busy in her spare time.
Dr. Jim Wright, MD, PhD, MATS, Medical Director
Jim Wright, MD, PhD, MATS is a physician whose medical practice is focused solely on long term care, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities. He is medical director of Lexington Court Health and Rehab Center in Richmond and The Memory Center Assisted Living in Midlothian, VA. He received his MD and PhD from VCU School of Medicine in 1995 and completed a residency in Family Practice in 1998.
He holds a Masters of Arts in Theological Studies from Union Presbyterian Seminary and a Certificate in Bioethics from Loyola University, Chicago. Prior to joining Legacy Care, he was an Associate Professor of Medicine with VCU Geriatrics. He writes and speaks on the intersection of religion, ethics and medicine and is published in a number of peer reviewed journals including the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society and the Journal of Religion and Health.
Daphne Marshall, Admissions and Marketing Director
Daphne stands at the forefront of the fastest growing industry. She has spent the last 20 years of dedicated service to seniors. Her distinguished career includes, Operational as well as Sales and Marketing leading roles. Daphne is a powerful business driver whose clarity and vision have carried multiple communities through rapid and continuous growth. “Change is the only constant” We never accept, “We have always done it that way”!
Embracing core values of integrity, certainty and compassion, Daphne consistently ranks as top sales leader and achieves outstanding personal and team results. Daphne has a proven ability to foster relationships that lead to long term solutions and success. Her greatest motivation is to coach others to go above and beyond the expectation.
Daphne has served as President of the Healthcare Resource Network, a focus group providing community outreach. Her passion in life is to provide exceptional professional service, absolute confidentiality, and the most ethical values. If you ask her what her greatest accomplishment would be, it is that of her two grown sons and fulfilling the calling of being a mother. The journey of motherhood has made her see how strong she really is, working each day to be the Mom she wants them to remember! Profoundly driven and a perfectionist by nature.
Daphne exhibits an untiring commitment to bring better understanding to the families and seniors she serves.
Morgan Bond, Activities Director
Morgan Bond is from Chesapeake, Virginia, she now resides in Richmond. Morgan is a graduate of Old Dominion University with a Bachelor’s degree in Therapuetic Recreation. Morgan has completed various Therapeutic Recreation Interships, VCU Adult Psychiatric Unit Before/Aftercare leader with children, an Instructional Assistant at a Chidren’s Psychiatric hospital, a Direct Support Professional with adults with intellectual disabilites, and an Activites Assistant at an Assited Living.
Morgan truly has a passion for caring for others and bringing a smile to everyone’s face. In Morgan’s spare time she enjoys shopping and being with family and friends.
Paul Marschalco, Chef
Paul’s passion for cooking started at an early age and he enjoys culinary creations of all types. His specialty is based on family recipes from Eastern Europe and Middle Eastern cuisine.
Prior to joining the Richmond team, he served as a chef for the University of Richmond culinary team which is ranked in the top twenty university dining services in the nation. Also he worked in an assisted living community where he specialized in offering meals to meet the dietary needs of its aging senior population. Paul brings his culinary skills to The Memory Center to create wholesome meals that make our cherished residents feel like they are truly at home and cared about.
He lives in Midlothian with his family and three daughters.
Reggie Long – Maintenance Director
Reggie started his career in the Navy serving for 8 years. He then transitioned into hotel management working as a manager at the Sheraton Hotel in Richmond, VA. Reggie began work with The Memory Center part time and quickly turned full time as our Maintenance and Housekeeping Director. He enjoys interacting with the residents including leading our wood work program. In his free time, Reggie is a basketball coach for his son’s team and the Athletic Director for the Chesterfield Basketball League. He has three children ages 16, 8 and 5.