Our Team

David A. Kremer

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

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 comprised 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

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 that 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 Iraq 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

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 Lifestyles Director, 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.

Amy Plank

Senior Living Sales Specialist

Amy is thrilled to return to the Legacy Pointe at UCF team as Senior Living Sales and Contract Specialist. Originally joining the senior living community as Director of Sales and Marketing in 2019, Amy brings her vast experience in healthcare and a proven track record of success to Legacy Pointe. She is a revered and trusted advisor to residents and families as well as a partner to lawyers, financial advisors, and other decision-makers. A lifelong resident of Winter Park, Florida, Amy lives with her husband, Ryan, and three children, Isabella, Ava Paige, and Caden.

Sara Mercado

Senior Living Sales Counselor

As a seasoned professional in the senior living industry, Sara brings empathy, expertise, and enthusiasm to the Legacy Pointe at UCF team. She is driven by a genuine desire to make a positive impact in the lives of seniors, ensuring they receive the support they need to lead fulfilling lives. Sara’s commitment to understanding the individual needs of each senior and providing personalized guidance has earned her a reputation as a trusted advisor in the community. Born and raised in Central Florida, Sara enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons as well as playing in charity golf tournaments with her sisters.

Norris Petty

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.  

Lianna Futterman

Senior Sales Counselor

As the Senior Sales Counselor devoted solely to Assisted Living and Memory Support, Lianna brings over a half-decade of experience in senior living to the Legacy Pointe at UCF team. With her unique blend of compassion and diligence, she provides support and guidance to the families she works with and their loved ones as they transition into the next phases of care. Lianna is an avid reader and volunteers for the National Alzheimer’s Association’s Orlando Walk to End Alzheimer’s. A resident of Maitland, she enjoys spending time with her partner, Manny.

Our Board of Directors

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

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