​Maple Knoll Communities, Inc. is led by a team of people who are committed to the care of older adults not only within our residences but within our larger communities. At the top of this team of leaders is James Formal, President and CEO of Maple Knoll Communities. Formal has a degree in Business Administration and a Master's Degree in Health Services Administration. He began his tenure at Maple Knoll Communities, Inc. in December, 2003.

Previously, Formal served as Vice President of Healthcare Services for LifeLink Corporation in Chicago (1993-2003). He also is a founding member and former chairman of the Health Resources Alliance, a group of 15 faith-based not-for-profit organizations.

Other important leaders in our organization include:


Andy Craig: Vice President of Technical Operations
Beth Thress: Vice President of Human Resources
Jim Stahl: Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Megan Gresham-Ulrich: Vice President of Marketing, Communications and Development
Ross Farnsworth: The Knolls of Oxford Executive Director
Shirl Miller: Executive Assistant
Timothy McGowan: Executive Vice President of Operations

 To contact a member of the administration at Maple Knoll Communities, Inc. please call 513.782.2400.