The Stephen Proctor Endowment Fund for Resident Quality of Life is a restricted endowment of Presbyterian Senior Living named to honor Stephen Proctor. All gifts will be entirely directed to the endowment which will provide resources that help to support programs to improve the quality of life for residents of PSL Affordable Housing and small stand-alone Personal Care Communities. This fund was established to recognize his contributions over his tenure and no part of any gift to the fund is for his personal benefit. Resident programs or equipment to support Health, Socialization, Spirituality or Intellectual Development are examples of the use of this fund.
About Stephen Proctor
Stephen Proctor, Chief Executive Officer and President of Presbyterian Senior Living (PSL), has been serving the organization since 1971 and as CEO since 1995. He began his 47-year career in aging services in 1971 as a charge nurse at the Schock Home in Mt. Joy, a program of PSL. In 1979, he advanced to the corporate offices as the organization’s chief operating officer. In 1995, he was appointed PSL’s third Chief Executive Officer. “It is clear that everyday Steve embodies Presbyterian Senior Living’s values and he is motivated by fulfilling our mission to create compassionate, vibrant and supportive communities,” said James Bernardo, Executive Vice President of PSL.
Steve Proctor’s accomplishments are many and have touched many lives. He was named the LeadingAge Award of Honor recipient in 2017. The Award of Honor is presented to an individual who has provided nationally significant, transformative leadership in aging services. Steve was named a visionary leader and builder who has made exceptional contributions to the field and raised the capacity of other individuals and organizations to advance the common good. He has been active in aging services organizations, church and philanthropic volunteerism, community and international boards, and in missionary work for the last several decades. Whether leading an organization of 3,000 or serving as president of a nonprofit board of directors, he brings a wealth of talent and innovation to every endeavor. The Endowment Fund for Resident Quality of Life will help ensure programs to continue for the future.