Leadership Team

Danbury Senior Living Leslei Hess Leslie Hess, LPN, Executive Director

Leslie began her career in senior living in 1996 and in 2014 joined Danbury Senior Living in Wooster as the Director of Nursing and Sales & Marketing Director, and now proudly serves at the Executive Director. A graduate of Norwayne High School and the Wayne County Schools Career Center, she is a life time resident of Wayne County. Leslie believes that senior living has always been her calling. “My wish is to combine my knowledge and experience in long term care, and deliver the best care and services to my residents and their family members.”

Danbury Senior Living  Shawnna Meng Shawnna Meng, Director of Life Enrichment

Shawnna began her career in senior living 15 years ago as a State-Tested Nurse Aide. A life-long resident of Wayne County, Shawnna joined Danbury Woods as a resident companion specializing in a life enrichment role. Shawnna has grown into the director position and takes great pride in her work. She shows much compassion and patience with residents. Shawnna enjoys getting acquainted with residents and serving them by providing exciting activities that enrich their lives. 

Danbury Senior Living Kim McNeil Kim McNeil, Director of Nursing

Kim has 30 years of nursing experience in Senior Living in Wayne County. She is a graduate of the Wayne County Schools Career Center nursing program and has been with Danbury Woods since we opened. Kim has been a resident of Wooster most of her life. “I feel at home at Danbury. Our staff is a team like no other that I have ever had the pleasure of working with. Our goal is for our Danbury community to feel just like ‘home’ with a warm and inviting atmosphere, helping our residents feel that they are important members of the family.” 

Danbury Senior Living Danielle Davis Danielle Davis, Business Office Manager

Danielle’s career path with Danbury began as a Receptionist in March 2015 with a promotion to Business Office Manager in 2016. She is working towards a BS in Business Management at The University of Akron. Danielle has a personal interest in assisting with the quality of service provided to our residents, their families and friends. She strives to brighten each resident’s day.

Danbury Senior Living Kevin Markley Kevin J. Markley, Director of Environmental Services

Kevin has over 20 years of management experience working in industrial and home maintenance.  Danbury Woods is his first position in senior living but he states that he knew from the first interview that this was the place for him to complete his career.  “The staff is very polite and the bright and cheerful décor is inviting; it makes you feel like you’re at home.”  This is a great place to work and to reside.


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