Board of Directors

Friendship Village Board of Directors

Friendship Village senior living community is a non-profit corporation operated by a Board of Directors comprised of local business professionals. There are no stockholders or owners to take a standing percentage of profits. Income over and above operational costs is used to continuously improve Friendship Village and the lives of our residents.

Andy McLeod


GMB Architecture & Engineering, Sr. Living


Tyler S. Gibb, JD, PhD

First Vice President

Assistant Professor, WMU Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine

Ean P. Hamilton

Second Vice President, Fund Development Chair

Attorney, Hamilton Law PLC

Kathy Breyfogle

Treasurer, Finance Committee Chair

CFO, W.E. Upjohn Institute

Ed Wilson


Vice President/Retired, Chemical Bank

Bob Brown

Assistant Professor/Retired, WMU Homer Stryker MD School of Medicine

Tamayi Bwititi, MD

HIV Care and Family Medicine, Bronson Healthcare

Chris Hadden, CRS

Realtor, Jaqua Realtors


Richard Kurth


Berkshire Hathaway Home Service

Vicki Martin

Marketing Committee Chair

Administrator, Senior Services of Southwest Michigan

Todd McDonald

Operations Committee Chair 

Principal/COO, CSM Group

Derl Oberlin

Donor Services Manager

Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra

B.J. Predum

Ethics Committee Chair 

Vice President of Operations, Ascension Borgess Hospital

Rabbi Simone Schicker

Temple B’nai Israel

Jack Ullrey, CPA

Seber Tans, PLC.

Moving to Friendship Village was more than just a move into a new residence; it was a move into a new way of life!

Jerry McLellan


At Friendship Village I have everything I need to live well; socialization, transportation, nutrition, intellectual stimulation, fitness classes and equipment, entertainment, and much more!

Fay Woolrich


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