Wellspring Lutheran Services News

Wellspring Lutheran Services to change the face of human care services in Michigan as two nonprofits come together

FRANKENMUTH, MICH., October 1, 2013
Today marks a historic day for Lutheran Homes of Michigan and Lutheran Child & Family Service of Michigan as the two organizations officially join together in mission and purpose under a new name, Wellspring Lutheran Services.

"Our new name is symbolic of our commitment to changing lives, strengthening families and transforming communities," says David Gehm, president and CEO. "We want to pour into the lives of the people we serve — individuals, communities, congregations and more — so they emerge stronger than ever, with a renewed sense of hope and purpose."


Logan to lead senior services division at Wellspring

Michael-Logan-Wellspring-Lutheran-ServicesFollowing a nationwide search, we are pleased to announce Michael Logan has joined Wellspring Lutheran Services as the new senior vice president and chief operating officer for senior services. A recognized leader in the senior care industry, Logan has an extensive background in senior services and healthcare delivery that spans over 15 years. Prior to joining Wellspring Lutheran Services, Logan served as director of operations services for Sawgrass Partners, LLC, a national management and development advisory consulting company, which serves not-for-profit senior living providers.



LeadingAge president/CEO and COO to tour Wellspring Lutheran Services

FRANKENMUTH, MICH., October 14, 2013 –
Larry Minnix, president and CEO of LeadingAge, and Katie Smith Sloan, COO and senior vice president, will visit Wellspring Lutheran Services on Monday, Oct. 14. During their time with Wellspring president and CEO, David Gehm, they will tour senior services facilities in Monroe and Livonia, including skilled care, short-term rehab and independent living locations.

LeadingAge is a national association focused on advancing policies, conducting research and promoting practices that support, enable and empower people to live fully as they age.