Dr. Wells was raised in Santa Barbara, California. He is a graduate of the University of California and the prestigious Princeton Theological Seminary, where he received a Doctor of Ministry in medical ethics. He has more than two decades of executive experience in the senior living industry, serving at the helm of both stand-alone and multi-property continuing care retirement communities (Life Plan Communities). His leadership has been instrumental in the successful launches of new community developments and redevelopments.
Dr. Wells is a licensed nursing home administrator in Georgia, California, Florida and New Jersey. Prior to his tenure at Canterbury Court, he was a leading senior living consultant, sought after to perform operational analyses and offer recommendations for retirement communities and nursing centers. His philosophy and stewardship foster vibrant, engaged communities that are uniquely resident-centered. Dr. Wells is also an accomplished pianist.