Buckner Retirement Services Appoints Phil Elmore as Director of Hospitality

DALLAS — Buckner Retirement Services, a Dallas-based operator, has hired Phil Elmore as its director of hospitality, effective Jan. 20.

The position will oversee the facilitation, coaching and curriculum development of resident experience training for staff at all six of Buckner’s communities across Texas.

A 23-year veteran of the senior living industry, Elmore most recently served as president and CEO of Christian Care Centers Inc. from 2004 through 2018.

Elmore is a 20-year member of Leading Age Texas. He also served on the board of the Educational Institute on Aging for nearly 10 years. He holds a master’s degree from The University of Texas at Dallas and a bachelor’s degree from Abilene Christian University.