Our Senior Living Team
Liberty Senior Living is led by President, Will Purvis, who manages development as well as capital financing for the Liberty family of companies and its portfolio. Since moving to Wilmington in 2010, Liberty has grown from two senior living locations to ten with several more currently under construction. Prior to Liberty, Mr. Purvis worked with Grandbridge Real Estate Capital, a subsidiary of BB&T. Mr. Purvis was responsible for commercial mortgage production for the Eastern, Northeast and Triangle regions of the bank’s network. Mr. Purvis received a B.S. in Business Management from North Carolina State University and a Masters of Business Administration from Wake Forest University. Mr. Purvis serves on the Senior Housing Product Council of Urban Land Institute. Mr. Purvis serves on the Board of Directors for New Hanover Regional Medical Center Foundation, and Coastal Land Trust. Will lives in Wilmington with his wife Jenny and three children.
Cindy Stancil is the President of Senior Living Operations and joined the company in 1989. Cindy Stancil started her career as the Administrator of an Assisted Living in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1985. Over the past 34 years, Mrs. Stancil’s responsibilities have included, the Administrator of an assisted living community, budgeting and training, policy and procedures development and implementation, research, design and development of Nursing Home, Independent, and Assisted Living projects. As President of Senior Living Operations, Cindy works closely with Liberty Living Management Inc., Liberty Healthcare Management, and Liberty Healthcare and Rehabilitation Services. Cindy served 16 years as a Board Member of the North Carolina Assisted Living Association as former President and Secretary. She has worked in Task Force groups such as The Star Rating program, the MUST pre-screening form, with the Medical Care Commission, Division of Medical Assistance and Division of Health Services Regulation. Mrs. Stancil is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator and is a Certified Assisted Living Administrator.
Matt Bork is a Certified Public Accountant leading the financial operations of Liberty Senior Living as the Vice President of Finance. Matt has been with Liberty for over thirteen years where he is involved with raising debt and equity, financial forecasting, capital allocation, asset management, acquisitions, regulatory compliance, and new business development. He joined Liberty in 2007 after graduating from UNC-Wilmington with a B.S. in Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Accounting as well as a Masters of Business Administration. He currently serves on the Payment for Services Committee for the North Carolina Healthcare Facilities Association as well as the Finance Committee for the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce. Matt lives in Wilmington with his wife Katie and five daughters.
Operations and Marketing
Nicole Cook, RN LNHA, provides operational support to Liberty Senior Living in the role of Regional Operations Manager. Nicole is a native of Nashville, Tennessee, educated in North Carolina and has enjoyed a career in Healthcare for over 25 years. Nicole is an RN and is also licensed as a Nursing Home Administrator. Spending her career in both clinical and operational management, Nicole brings years of patient care and operational leadership to the team. With a passion for customer service and a dedication to quality patient care, she is active in ensuring that our Liberty Senior Living communities provide the best possible experience for those we serve. Nicole resides in Wilmington, NC with her husband and teenage daughter.
Patricia (Patty) Scotten is the Marketing Director for Liberty Senior Living. Ms. Scotten’s experience spans 30 years in the senior living field and includes marketing, administration, consulting and teaching geriatrics at the university level. She has represented communities throughout the United States. From those various experiences Ms. Scotten has gained a perspective and knowledge-base about a variety of continuing care communities, their fee structure, service package, and delivery of hospitality-living in the senior living market. She holds deep regard and passion for enriching the lives of seniors as they choose the path for the next chapters of their lives. Ms. Scotten received her BA degree in English from Elon University and a Master’s Degree from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She and her husband Rich live in White Lake, North Carolina; they enjoy travel and visiting with their children and grandchildren.
A more recent addition to the Liberty family, Maxime Suchoski assumes the role of Marketing and Media Analyst. Maxime brings several years of senior living marketing and advertising experience to the company, for both corporate and family-owned communities. Her experience includes the initial brand development and marketing implementation for a ground-up, newly constructed facility. Maxime holds a B.S. in Business Administration with a specialization in Marketing and a B.A. in Spanish Linguistics from The University of Florida. She is also a licensed Assisted Living Administrator in the State of Florida. Maxime moved to Wilmington with her husband and son from Florida to help facilitate the strategic marketing and advertising efforts for the existing and developing communities under Liberty Senior Living.
Construction and Development
The construction aspect of Liberty Senior Living is led by Craig Spivey, Project Manager. Craig joined the Liberty team in 2016 bringing an extensive background of construction types and roles. Craig’s construction knowledge is deep rooted beginning as a laborer on a 27 million dollar bridge project and working his way to managing multimillion dollar Construction Manager at Risk projects for NC State Construction as well as private clients. For the last 9 years, Craig has been solely focused on the complete continuum of care within the senior living market. Having direct communication with operations has allowed for an enhanced knowledge of code and building function. Having this knowledge is invaluable when working with the design team through development of the construction documents and all the way through project completion. Originally from North Eastern North Carolina, Craig graduated from East Carolina University with a degree in Construction Management. Currently residing in Wilmington, NC with his wife Tammy and two children, he enjoys spending time with family, fishing, and coaching youth sports.
Thad Moore serves as a Development Manager for Liberty Senior Living. Prior to joining Liberty, Thad served as Vice President of Finance for Preston Development Company in Cary, NC where he managed the finance and development activities of the firm’s master planned communities. Originally from Chapel Hill, NC Thad received a BS from The University of the South in Sewanee, TN and holds a Master’s in Business Administration from Wake Forest University. He currently serves on the Residential Neighborhood Development product council for the Urban Land Institute, and has recently served on the Cary Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Taylor Family YMCA Advisory Board and ULI Triangle Advisory Board. Thad lives in Cary with his wife Kara and two sons Thad and Owen.
Jay Vaughn joined the Liberty Senior Living team as a Project Manager in 2018. Jay’s project management background stems from his years with The Whiting-Turner Contracting Company and Sanford Contractors dating back to 2011. Prior to joining the LLM team, Jay was overseeing the site development at RiverLights which is a 1,400 acre planned mixed use community on the Cape Fear River in Wilmington, NC. Jay received a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of North Carolina. He resides in Wilmington, NC with his wife, Susan, and daughters Scarlett and Lane.
Finance and Accounting
Laura Whitley is the Development Accounting Manager for Liberty Senior Living, focusing on both development accounting and financial reporting. She is responsible for project cost tracking and reporting, processing of project A/P, and construction draw processing for both new construction and renovation projects. She also prepares monthly financial statements for internal and external use. Laura joined Liberty in 2009 soon after earning her Masters of Accounting from UNC-Wilmington. She has served the company in various accounting roles throughout her career, joining the development team in 2016. Mrs. Whitley is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in the state of North Carolina. She resides in Leland, NC with her husband, Hank, and their three daughters. She enjoys spending time with her family and serves as treasurer for the PTU Board of Directors at their preschool.
Deborah Hawkins is a CPA managing the financial and compliance reporting for Liberty Senior Living’s Continuing Care Retirement Communities as the CCRC Financial Manager. Deborah has been with Liberty since 2018 and is involved in financial accounting, financial forecasting, and regulatory compliance. She was previously the Chief Financial Officer for a continuing care retirement community for since 2007 and was in public accounting with national and regional accounting firms for 19 years focusing on senior living, including accounting systems for long-term care, financial audits, and financial feasibility studies. She was the Chief Financial Officer for a financial institution for 4 years. Deborah graduated from Lenior-Rhyne College with a B.A. in Accounting in 1985. She has served on the North Carolina Department of Insurance CCRC Advisory Board as well as the Board of LeadingAge-North Carolina.
Timothy J. Walsh
Timothy J. Walsh is a Senior Financial Analyst for Liberty Senior Living. Tim is involved in Certificate of Need (CON) preparation and analysis, health service regulation, and CCRC regulatory affairs. He also conducts research and analysis to support business development strategies, as well as distributes relevant data and offers direction to development, operations, and finance in order to analyze the impact for a new or existing project. Tim joined Liberty in 2015 after graduating from UNC-Wilmington with a B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance. He resides in Leland, NC with his wife, Kelsey, and son, Liam.
As an Investment Analyst for Liberty Senior Living, Matt focuses on financial engineering, model development, joint ventures, acquisitions, and project analyses. Before joining Liberty, Matt worked as a Securities Trader at Capital Investment Companies in Raleigh, N.C. where he held Series 7 and Series 65 licenses. As a trader, he performed equity research, and developed and implemented investment strategies. As the Carolinas Index Director of Analytics, Matt has been published in Business North Carolina Magazine and was featured on the cover of the Triangle Business Journal. Matt graduated from Wake Forest University in 2017 with a B.A. in Economics and minors in Global Trade & Commerce and Entrepreneurship. He is a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and currently a 2019 Level III Candidate in the CFA Program. Matt is an Eagle Scout from Raleigh, North Carolina and serves on the executive committee of Little River Ducks Unlimited.