Our Leadership

David A. Kremer

Executive Director 

David brings over two decades of senior living leadership experience to Legacy Pointe at UCF. Most recently, he served as the Executive Director of Miami’s largest LifeCare (CCRC) community. Additionally, David has had leadership roles in senior living charitable fundraising and is a national speaker on the topic of ethical fundraising with seniors. He holds a BA in Journalism from Northern Illinois University and an MS in Organizational Leadership and Quality from Marian University in Wisconsin. David is a CORE certified assisted living facility administrator. Originally from Michigan, David enjoys swimming, fixing old mechanical clocks, and taking care of his pet turtles. He and his wife of 36 years, Joanne, have five children and three grandchildren. 

Kevin Smaage

Director of Health Services 

Kevin Smaage is the Director of Health Services at Legacy Pointe at UCF. Kevin has been a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator since 1995 and most recently was the Director of Health Services at the Alliance Community, where he served for 19 years overseeing the Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing Facilities. Kevin also serves on the Board of Directors of Leading Age Florida, which is a statewide Association composed of more than 250 mission-driven retirement communities, representing more than 500 facilities, 140 business associates and over 80,000 seniors. Kevin is married with two children and enjoys volunteering at his church, where he leads small groups and serves on the preaching team. He enjoys traveling, hunting, fishing and golf. Kevin grew up in Africa as a “missionary kid” where his parents worked in Ghana and South Africa. Kevin became an ordained minister in 1984. 

Joshua Gorniak

Director of Facilities 

Joshua joins our team with more than 10 years of facilities experience in senior living communities. Joshua has managed residential communities, assisted living communities, skilled nursing communities and memory care communities. He was most recently the Senior Maintenance Director for Certus Premier Memory Care locations in central Florida and is currently recognized by the National Institute for Dementia Education as a NIDE certified Dementia Professional (NC-DP). Joshua has 3 children who attend schools here in Orlando. Joshua was born, raised, and educated in western Pennsylvania (Go Steelers!) and proudly and honorably served in the US Navy aboard the USS Enterprise, CVN-65 during the Iraq War, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation Enduring Freedom. Joshua is a strong believer in teamwork, is passionate about resident satisfaction and is dedicated to making our team and community at Legacy Pointe better every day. 

Kristina Ferry

Director of Lifestyles  

Kristina brings 20 years of experience in the senior living industry to the Legacy Pointe at UCF team. She received her BA in Health Care Management from Rollins College and is a certified dementia practitioner and certified activities director. As Director of Lifestyles, Kristina is focused on resident engagement and enjoys working with her amazing team to provide well-rounded, quality programming for the community, from Independent Living to Assisted Living and Skilled Nursing. A native of Miami (Go Dolphins!), Kristina enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, reading, and spending time with her dogs. 

Senior Living Sales Counselor

With over 10 years’ experience in the senior living industry and more than 25 years in sales, Norris is passionate about providing superior customer service and helping seniors enhance their lives. Additionally, he is a licensed realtor and licensed insurance agent. Norris earned his BA in physical education from Malone University, where he was a collegiate athlete in track, field, and football. A native of San Antonio (Go Texans!), Norris enjoys spending time with his son, watching sports, and cooking.   

Senior Living Sales Counselor

With over 7 years of experience in the senior living industry, Sara is passionate about assisting seniors and their families in finding the perfect living solutions. A seasoned professional in both marketing and sales, her unique blend of empathy, expertise, and enthusiasm has earned her a reputation as a trusted advisor in the community. Born and raised in Central Florida just outside of Orlando, Sara enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons. Often, you can find her on the golf course with her sisters, playing in different charity tournaments.

Senior Healthcare Sales Counselor

As the Senior Sales Counselor devoted solely to Assisted Living and Memory Support, Lianna is a dedicated team member with a passion for her residents and their families. With over half a decade of experience in senior living, she is excited to bring her expertise, compassion, and guidance to the families she works with to help them transition into this next phase. Outside of work, Lianna enjoys living in Maitland with her partner, Manny. She is an avid reader and volunteers for the National Alzheimer’s Association as a volunteer coordinator for the Orlando Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

Bert Francis, President 

Assistant Controller, University of Central Florida 

Phillip M. Anderson Jr., E.V.P. & Treasurer 

Chief Investment Officer, Bridge Seniors Housing 

Terry W. Bangs, Ph.D. 

Retired CCRC President and CEO 

Warren S. Bloom 

Attorney, Co-Chair, National Public Finance Practice Group 

Todd Bowers 

Retired banking professional 

Barry L. Goff, J.D. 

CEO, Triloma Financial Group, LLC 

Anthony Lightman, EMBA 

Residential Builder 

Robert R. Rigel 

Retired senior living professional 

Mary Lou Sole, Ph.D.  

Dean, University of Central Florida College of Nursing 

Adrienne Frame, Ed.D.  

UCF Vice President Of Student Development And Engineering 

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