Meet the Team

Tim Webster

Timothy J. Webster

President & Chief Executive Officer

Tim has been with Brightspire since 1994. He was promoted to President and Executive Officer in 2008. Previously, he served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Tim is a graduate of Appalachian State University where he earned a BSBA degree in accounting. He holds his Certified Public Accounting certificate in the state of North Carolina and is a member of the North Carolina Association of Certified Public Accountants.   

Hank Lovvorn Vice President

Hank Lovvorn

Vice President & Director of Operations 

Hank joined Brightspire, as Vice President and Director of Operations in June 2008. Hank and his family relocated to North Carolina from St. Petersburg, Florida where he served Westminster Retirement Communities of Florida for the previous eight years. Hank has been a licensed nursing home administrator since 1996. He is a graduate of Florida State University where he earned a BS degree in Economics. 

Julia Hanover, Vice President

Julia Hanover

Vice President, Chief Financial Officer 

Julia has been with Brightspire since 1998. She was promoted to Vice President, Chief Financial Officer in 2003. Julia served as Director of Finance from October 2000 until her promotion and as Controller from March 1998 to 2000. Prior to that time, Julia was an accountant with McGladrey & Pullen in Greensboro, NC. Julia is a graduate of Appalachian State University where she earned a BSBA degree in Accounting. 

Mark Collins

Mark Collins

Vice President & Director of Human Resources

Mark joined Brightspire as Vice President and Director of Human Resources in September 2012. Prior to joining Brightspire, Mark worked with International Textile Group/Burlington Industries for over 30 years in various human resource management capacities and held domestic and international responsibilities. Mark is a graduate of the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill where he earned BS and BA degrees in Industrial Relations and Psychology. 

Marisa Ray

Marisa Ray

Director of Development

Marisa joined Brightspire as Director of Development in 2014. Her background includes work in the community foundation field and in higher education. She is a graduate of Furman University and High Point University. Her husband serves with the High Point Police Department and they have two daughters. 

Willie Lash

Willie Lash, Jr.

Senior Director of IT Services

Willie joined Brightspire as Senior Director, IT Services in 2023.  He is a graduate of North Carolina A&T State University, with a B.S. in Accounting and has served in various Information Technology support and leadership positions throughout his over 30-year career.  Prior to joining Brightspire, Willie served as a member of the leadership team at Dynamic Quest, Managed IT Services.

Tiffany Robertson

Tiffany Roberson

Director of Health Services and Informatics

Tiffany joined Brightspire in 2003 as the Healthcare Administrator and Community Mentor at River Landing at Sandy Ridge. In 2016, she was promoted to Director of Health Services and Informatics for Brightspire. Tiffany is a graduate of Appalachian State University, where she earned a BS degree in Business Administration and Healthcare management. 


Laura Lowe

Laura Lowe

Director of Sales and Marketing

Laura joined Brightspire in 2010 as the Director of Marketing for Glenaire. She was promoted to Director of Sales and Marketing for Brightspire in 2016. She brings over 25 years of experience in sales and marketing for senior living. Laura is responsible for developing and implementing the marketing and sales strategy for Brightspire Communities. 

Meet Our Board Of Governors

Doug Brown, Owner, Affordable Dentures, Retired 

Angela ButlerAttorney, Partner McAllister, Aldridge & Kreinbrink, PLLC

David Coulter, WakeMed, Senior VP/Administrator Cary Hospital, Retired 

Mac Doubles, Clergy, College Educator, Retired

Lori Haddock, Managing Partner Midtown Financial Advisors 

Bubba Judy, Sales Manager, Beeson Hardware Company

Leigh Ann Klee, CFO/COO, PACE Communications

Connie Laster, Accountant, Retired 

Alexander L. Maultsby, Attorney, Partner, Ramseur Maultsby, LLP

D. Hector McEachern, Consultant, The McEachern Group

Bill McIlwain, District Court Judge, Retired

Connie Nicholson, Professor/Chair Depatment of Buisness, St. Andrews University 

Steve Royal, Managing Partner, Action Point Partners, LLC

Bill Smith, U.S. Navy Commander/Ship Engineer, Retired 

Christopher B. Taylor, Past Assistant Secretary, North Carolina Medical Care Commission

Eddie Williford, Vice-President Construction Division, Gregory Poole

Thomas W. Williams Jr. (Emeritus), Wachovia Bank, Retired