Meet Our Team

At The Summit, every member of our staff has a personal commitment to caring, a genuine sense of purpose, and a steadfast dedication to service. Our primary concern is always doing what’s best for residents and the community we serve. A familial relationship is both seen and felt in the sense of happiness and well-being that permeates our community, giving The Summit a homelike setting that’s second to none.

Adam Feldbauer, LNHA

Adam Feldbauer, LNHA

Executive Director

Adam Feldbauer was named Executive Director of The Summit in October 2021. He is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations for The Summit’s independent and assisted living communities.

He has more than 10 years of experience serving senior living and healthcare organizations. He became a Virginia licensed nursing home administrator in 2014. Prior to joining the LifeSpire of Virginia team, Adam served as president and chief executive officer of Martha Jefferson House in Charlottesville. Prior to Martha Jefferson house, he worked for Sodexo as a department head at Westminster Canterbury Lynchburg.

Adam holds a bachelor’s degree in public health, healthcare administration from Indiana University and is currently working on a master’s degree in gerontology, management of aging services from the University of Massachusetts Boston. Adam enjoys exploring the Blue Ridge Mountains with wife Kim, son Reid, daughter Emma, and dogs Hawk and Riley Sue.

Brenda Dixon

Brenda Dixon

Marketing Director

Brenda Dixon has more than 15 years of service to seniors in Central and Southwest Virginia. She joined The Summit as the Marketing Director in 2014. Prior to The Summit, she worked is sales, marketing and community relations in the home care industry gaining valuable experience and knowledge that pairs well with the senior living industry.

She has a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Marketing from Liberty University with an emphasis on business. She is a graduate of the Leadership Lynchburg program through the Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance and the Leading Age Leadership Academy through Leading Age Virginia.

Relocating from northern Pennsylvania, Brenda lives in Lynchburg with her husband Chris, together they have three children. She enjoys traveling, gardening, reading, and running. She actively fundraises for the Alzheimer’s Association and volunteers with the local Lynchburg chapter.

Timmy Colbird

Timmy Colbird

Facilities Manager

Timmy joined The Summit team in 2018 as Facilities supervisor and became Facilities manager in 2021. He has been involved with the community for more than 10 years. Timmy has been a Virginia certified horticulturist through the Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association since 2008. Timmy has more than 15 years of combined building and grounds experience.

Timmy and his wife, Shannon, have been married for more than 14 years and have one son. He enjoys working with residents and taking care of their needs.

Lisa Watson

Lisa Watson

Assisted Living Administrator

Lisa Watson is a registered nurse and the assisted living administrator. She is responsible for all aspects of the assisted living. Lisa has been involved with The Summit for more than 20 years, as she coordinated the education, team hiring and training for the Health and Rehab Center prior to its opening in 2004. She then began as the assistant director of nursing at the Health and Rehab Center. She then transitioned to the assisted living clinical care manager and then earned her Assisted Living Administrator license in 2010. Lisa was instrumental in the opening of the both the Health and Rehab Center and the assisted living. Lisa enjoys working with the residents and is dedicated to helping them live their best life.

Lisa is a native of Lynchburg and has two adult children. She enjoys spending time with family and traveling.

Davelyn Johnson

Davelyn Johnson

Business Office Manager

Davelyn Johnson is The Summit’s business office manager. She joined The Summit team in 2009 as a weekend receptionist. Davelyn has more than 18 years of experience in working with life and long-term care insurance and seven years of experience with payroll and retirement plans.

From Lynchburg, she holds a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from the University of Lynchburg and a master’s degree in accounting and financial management from Keller Graduate School. She has an adult daughter in college.

Celia Lloyd

Celia Lloyd

Dining Services Director, Meriwether Godsey

Celia, a native of Lynchburg, Va., has spent 50 years in the hospitality industry in a variety of operational and leadership roles including executive chef, director of human resources and director of culinary services. She has been involved with The Summit since it first opened. She has tremendous experience in senior living culinary services through her experience as an executive chef and director of culinary services for a large-scale continuing care retirement community earlier in her career.

She received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Randolph-Macon Woman’s College and her Culinary Degree from Johnson & Wales. Celia has a passion for people and serving others. She is deeply committed to creating a positive, quality dining experience for everyone, and seeks to answer each resident’s needs and preferences on an individual basis.

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