Rich Compton has served for twenty four years as the C.E.O. of Broadmead, a Quaker continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Cockeysville, Maryland. Prior to his current position, he was the opening C.E.O. of the Duncaster CCRC located in Bloomfield, Connecticut. Earlier in his career he served as a 1st Lieutenant in the U.S. Army stationed in Frankfurt, Germany and was an administrator with the Baltimore City Department of Social Services. Rich has been a prolific evaluator and team leader for the CARF/CCAC accreditation program and was the inaugural chair of the Beacon Institute, which is the educational affiliate of the Lifespan Network in Maryland. He has presented at local, state, national and international conferences in the area of aging services.
Rich holds a Bachelors Degree in Sociology from Gettysburg College, a Masters Degree in Social Work from the University of Maryland and a Masters Degree in the Management of Aging Services from the Erickson School at UMBC.