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Wallick Enters a New Business Market: Workforce Housing

Wallick is excited to announce our entry into Workforce Housing, a housing sector that meets a highly underserved need, as we continue to fulfill our mission of opening doors to homes, opportunities, and hope. Introduction and Background: What is Workforce Housing? Workforce Housing lies in between Affordable Housing and Market-Rate Housing on the housing spectrum. […]

Wallick Senior Living Featured on NBC4’s Daytime Columbus

“In making a transition to a community like one of ours, you’re surrounded by people, you’re surrounded by activities, you’re surrounded by possibilities.” Wallick Senior Living was featured on Daytime Columbus! Check out the full interview here, where Adam Squires, Regional VP of Sales, and Kimberly Gibson, Executive Director of The Ashford at Sturbridge, shed […]

Wallick Participates in 2024 Columbus Pride

Last Saturday, Wallick and our Diversity, Equity, Inclusion + Belonging Committee proudly participated in the Stonewall Columbus Pride Festival and March, alongside 20,000 marchers and approximately 300 groups. This year’s theme, “Live Out Loud,” resonates deeply with Wallick’s core values of genuine care, character and collaboration. We celebrate our associates and encourage them to bring […]

Wallick Celebrates the Groundbreaking of Dr. Violet T. Lewis Village

On Wednesday, June 19, Wallick joined in celebrating Juneteenth through the groundbreaking of Dr. Violet T. Lewis Village, a new affordable senior apartment community in Detroit, Michigan. Wallick is the co-developer and co-owner of the community in partnership with Presbyterian Villages of Michigan (PVM). Wallick’s CEO, Amy Albery, shared remarks alongside community partners, project advocates, […]

Stow Kent Gardens Redevelopment Awarded $20 Million in Tax Credits

Wallick is thrilled to announce that we have received a 9% housing tax credit award from the Ohio Housing Finance Agency (OHFA) for the substantial renovation of Stow Kent Gardens, which was originally built in 1983. This $20 million redevelopment will renovate 85 units for our senior and family residents in Stow, Summit County, OH, […]

Wallick Celebrates The Ashford of Beavercreek Grand Opening

On Wednesday, June 5, Wallick hosted a Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration at The Ashford of Beavercreek, our newest senior living community located in Beavercreek, OH. The Ashford of Beavercreek is an independent living, assisted living, and memory care community for seniors of all incomes. Since opening its doors in January, the community has […]

Amy Albery, CEO, Named in Columbus Business First’s Power 125

We’re excited to share that Wallick’s CEO, Amy Albery, has been named one of Columbus Business First’s Power 125 in recognition of her leadership in expanding Wallick’s footprint and continued advocacy in the affordable housing space! Congratulations to Amy and all Wallick associates who demonstrate genuine care, character and collaboration every day, working to provide […]

Joyce Peoples Honored in Columbus Business First’s HR Impact Awards

We are thrilled to share that Joyce Peoples, Wallick’s Director of Associate Relations, has been named an honoree through Columbus Business First’s HR Impact Awards! For over 21 years, Joyce’s foundational contributions to the company’s Human Resources department and genuine care for people have built, preserved, and invigorated Wallick’s culture. Some of her accomplishments include […]

Heath Town Center Buildings Expected to Open in 2026

Amy Albery, CEO, Shares Insights One Year Since Ownership Change

Wallick Welcomes Elizabeth Bluhm & Erin Shvetzoff Hennessey to Board of Directors

Wallick Communities is pleased to welcome Elizabeth Bluhm and Erin Shvetzoff Hennessey to our Board of Directors. In their new roles as Board Members and experts in the respective fields of affordable housing and senior living, Ms. Bluhm and Ms. Hennessey will advise the senior management team on organizational strategies to help the company meet […]

Wallick Communities Hires Derrick Young as Senior Vice President of Affordable Housing Operations

New Albany, OH – Wallick Communities is pleased to welcome Derrick Young as the Senior Vice President of Affordable Housing Operations, effective February 21.  Hailing from Oakland, California, Derrick brings a wealth of leadership experience in the affordable housing and senior living industries, with numerous areas of expertise, including mission-driven mentorship and people leadership, operations […]

Wallick’s Harvey Square Development Project Awarded $1.48 Million in Tax Credits

Wallick is thrilled to announce that Harvey Square, a new senior affordable housing project based in Hopkinsville, KY, has been awarded $1,482,000 in 9% housing tax credits from the Kentucky Housing Corporation.  Developed by Wallick, Harvey Square will serve residents ages 55 and over with incomes at or below 60% of the Area Median Income […]

Wallick’s Central Park Development Project Awarded $4.1 Million in Tax Credits

We are excited to share that Wallick’s Central Park project, a mixed-use development in Heath, OH, was one of 15 developments awarded $4.1 million from a highly competitive pool of state tax credits from Ohio’s Transformational Mixed-Use Development (TMUD) Program. Situated on 48 acres of agricultural land near Heath’s Indian Mound Mall, the first phase […]

Congressman Brad Wenstrup Visits Fenner Ridge Apartments

On Tuesday, Wallick was honored and grateful to welcome Congressman Brad Wenstrup to our newly opened Fenner Ridge Apartments community in his district of OH-02. Fenner Ridge is largely funded through low-income housing tax credits and serves as a beacon of hope for families across Southwest Ohio. Congressman Wenstrup is a lead sponsor of the […]

The Villages at Roll Hill Celebrates Greater Cincinnati Boys & Girls Club Groundbreaking

Wallick was excited to take part in the groundbreaking for The Villages at Roll Hill’s new Farmer Family Boys and Girls Club on Wednesday. This monumental project – seven years in the making – is set to bring about transformational change in the entire Roll Hill community. As our largest community, Roll Hill spans 80 […]

Wallick’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion + Belonging Committee Hosts November Social

Last week, Wallick’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion + Belonging Committee hosted a social event at our corporate office. This was the first of a series aimed at fostering community, bonding with fellow associates and promoting DEI+B. Associates from all communities were invited to enjoy learning about DEI+B, affinity groups and upcoming initiatives. We look forward to […]

Wallick Senior Living Residents at The Crescent Share Testimonials

“I thought ‘aha’ – here’s friendship, right here waiting for me!” – Marilyn, current resident at The Crescent Marilyn’s sentiment reflects the warm and welcoming atmosphere at The Crescent, where our residents aren’t just neighbors in a retirement community – they’re family. Every day brings new opportunities to embrace life to the fullest. Senior living […]

Wallick Celebrates Fenner Ridge Grand Opening

Last Wednesday, Wallick celebrated the grand opening of Fenner Ridge, our newest affordable housing community consisting of 56 one-, two-, and three-bedroom units serving families in Hillsboro, OH. Wallick is the manager, developer and owner of Fenner Ridge. Several notable guests shared remarks at the event, including: Alex Sharfetter, District Director, Office of Congressman Brad […]

Oakleaf Village of Sylvania Raises Funds for Alzheimer’s Association

This past Saturday, The Grove and Oakleaf Village of Sylvania raised the roof in support of the Alzheimer’s Association. Ongoing efforts throughout the year culminated at the Toledo Regional Walk to End Alzheimer’s on October 14. Wallick associates and family members braved the cold and rainy weather to exceed our $2,000 fundraising goal. In total, The Grove […]

CEO Amy Albery Honored at Columbus Business First’s C-Suite Awards Reception

Last week, Wallick Communities CEO Amy Albery was recognized at Columbus Business First’s C-Suite Awards Reception. These awards acknowledge the most admired CEOs and top executives in Central Ohio, with winners selected through votes from fellow C-suite nominees. We are proud of Amy’s values-driven leadership and her commitment to investing in associates’ growth to create […]

The Ashford of Beavercreek, Wallick’s Newest Senior Living Community, Featured in Dayton Magazine

“The Ashford of Beavercreek compliments adjoining senior focused communities by offering assisted living and memory care services and completing the continuum of care, allowing the senior residents of Beavercreek and surrounding areas to stay close to home near family and friends.” – Matt Loges, Regional Executive Director, Wallick Senior Living Dayton Magazine recently featured The […]

Bryan Lenzo Honored in Columbus Business First’s HR Impact Awards

Yesterday, Bryan Lenzo, Senior Vice President of Human Resources at Wallick Communities, was one of 20 local human resource professionals honored at Columbus Business First’s HR Impact Awards. We congratulate Bryan, whose incredible leadership, in tandem with the entire Wallick Human Resources team, has positively supported the development of a data-driven approach and enhanced a […]

Wallick’s Senior Living Campus Voted Best in Toledo

We are thrilled to announce that Wallick’s senior living campus in Sylvania, OH has achieved an outstanding trifecta sweep in Mature Living News’ annual Reader’s Choice Awards! Readers of MLiving are the judges for these awards, voting for the best of the Toledo, OH, area across various local categories. Oakleaf Village of Sylvania won “Best […]

Falcon Woods Apartments Receive Community’s Choice Award

On Tuesday, May 16, Wallick Communities was delighted to attend the 2022 Community’s Choice Awards in Holland, Michigan. Falcon Woods Apartments, a Wallick community, received the Best of the Best Award in the “Apartment Complex” category. These awards were voted upon by the public and recognize the best businesses and organizations in the area. Wallick’s […]

Amy Albery Honored in Columbus Business First’s Women of Influence Awards

Wallick Communities Announces Ownership Change

WALLICK COMMUNITIES ANNOUNCES OWNERSHIP CHANGE Family-Owned Company Transitioning to Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) Wallick Communities Co-Owners and Principals Howard Wallick, Julie Wallick and Tom Feusse today announced the company’s ownership transfer to its more than 1,100 associates through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). Wallick is the largest developer, owner and operator of affordable […]

Alexis Dunfee Promoted to SVP of Development

Please join us in congratulating Alexis Dunfee on her promotion to Senior Vice President of Development. Alexis has been an integral part of Wallick’s development team since 2012. Since 2018, she has led the Development Project Management Team, which has helped grow the department to a total of 18 members strong. Over the past ten […]

Wallick Announces Leadership Promotions

Bryan Lenzo was promoted to Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Furthermore, Paul Koehler has become Chief Strategy and Information Officer. Please join us as we congratulate Paul and Bryan on their roles. Paul Koehler Mr. Koehler has been a part of Wallick’s executive team since 2014. He has led and grown our IT, marketing, […]

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