The officers at Brethren Village are here to serve you.

Brethren Village’s Executive Management Team

John N. Snader, President & CEO

Serving as Brethren Village President and Chief Executive Officer, John is responsible for direct planning and coordination of the continuing care facilities and health care facilities at the Village. John began his employment at the Village after having served as Sr. Vice President for Customer Experience at Ephrata Community Hospital. John is a graduate of Elizabethtown College with a degree in Political Science, and he earned an MBA at Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. He is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is a Fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia. He is an adjunct faculty instructor in Saint Joseph University’s graduate health care administration program, and has also been a lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania, Saint Joseph’s University and Penn State University, in both the undergraduate and graduate schools. He can be reached at:

Rick Chambers, Director of Dining Services

Rick serves Brethren Village as Director of Dining Services. A native of Lancaster County, Rick is not a stranger to Brethren Village. A Gettysburg College graduate, he was previously employed with BV’s dining services and has additional experience in the senior living industry including Willow Valley, The Highlands and most recently, Bethany Village. Earlier in life, Rick opened his own fine dining restaurant, inn and reception site, The Railroad House in Marietta, with his wife Donna. He can be reached at:

Nancy Eshleman, Vice President of Human Resources

Nancy serves Brethren Village as Vice President of Human Resources. She is responsible for providing leadership for HR processes and practices including staff recruitment and employment, professional development, talent management, communications, compensation, benefits, and recognition. Nancy holds an undergraduate degree from Alfred University and a Masters in Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University. She can be reached at:

Glenda Knight, Executive Assistant

Glenda serves Brethren Village as Executive Assistant and serves as the personal assistant to the President and CEO. In addition, she assists the CFO, and the Board of Directors. Glenda can be reached at:

Renny Magill, Vice President of Development

Renny Magill, CFRP, serves Brethren Village as Vice President of Development. Renny comes to Brethren Village from Tel Hai Retirement Community where he served as Vice President of Development. During his time at Tel Hai he spearheaded a number of projects that increased philanthropy and engagement with the organization. Renny is a graduate of Asbury College in Wilmore, Kentucky and Pennsylvania State University, where he earned a Masters in Fine Arts. He is a Certified Fund Raising Executive and is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. He can be reached at:

Rodney Martzall, Vice President of Finance/CFO

Rodney Martzall, CPA, serves Brethren Village as Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. He comes to Brethren Village from Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP Lancaster where he served as Senior Manager. Rodney graduated from Elizabethtown College with a BS in Accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as a member of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Rodney can be reached at:

Tara Ober, Vice President of Communications & Resident Life

Tara Ober serves as the chief public relations and communications officer for Brethren Village, developing public relations campaigns and defining objectives to ensure appropriate and consistent organizational messages are communicated to all of Brethren Village’s audiences. She also oversee the Wellness, Residential Activities and Community Life Social Work teams. She holds an English/Professional Writing degree from Kutztown University. Tara can be reached at:

Dana Statler, Director of Chaplaincy Services

Dana Statler joined the Chaplain Team in 2006, and in July 2018 became Director of Chaplaincy Services. Dana’s undergraduate degree is from Messiah College. He received his M.Div. from Bethany Theological Seminary and was CPE Certified at Lancaster General Hospital in 2011. Dana is a board-certified chaplain with the Association of Professional Chaplains. He can be reached at:

Scott Wissler, Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Scott joined Brethren Village in 1999, and is responsible for residential sales, and coordinating the marketing and advertising efforts of the Village. Scott holds a B.S. in Business Administration and Marketing from Elizabethtown College. He can be reached at: