Oakhurst Center
1501 SE 24th Road
Ocala , FL 34471-6005

352 629-8900

Our Leadership Team

J. David Hunt
Center Executive Director

David has been a licensed nursing home administrator since 1998. A Florida native, he began his professional career in banking before opening and operating several successful businesses in Jacksonville, FL.  In 1994, David decided to pursue a career in the nursing home field. After receiving his BS in Healthcare Administration from the University of North Florida in May, 1997, he received his nursing home administrator’s license and has spent most of his career in the Central Florida area. David has been married to the “love of his life”, Emily for 33 years and has two children, Robbie & Rachael. David & Emily thoroughly enjoy the “Florida life” and are avid outdoor enthusiasts. They have called Ocala home since May, 2017, living in Jacksonville and DeLand previously before relocating.

Annette Lotz MSN, RN CNE
Center Nurse Executive

Annette obtained her Registered Nursing degree in 2009, Bachelor of Nursing Degree in 2011, Master of Science in Nursing in 2015 and is currently working on her Doctorate of Nursing Practice with an expected graduation date in 2018. Upon obtaining her RN license Annette began work at Leesburg Regional Medical center and worked on the Cardiac Medical Unit. Later, Annette joined the Critical Care Unit at Citrus Memorial Hospital and took on the role of Charge Nurse for the Critical Care Step Down Unit. In 2013, Annette was presented an opportunity to begin practice in a skilled nursing facility as the Assistant Director of Nursing and found a true passion for caring for the residents. Since that time Annette has been granted the opportunity to join the team at Oakhurst Center and leads the excellent nursing team as the Center Nurse Executive.

Art Henkel
Director of Admissions

Art has spent 37 plus years in the Marketing field.  He currently markets for Genesis HealthCare in the Ocala and surrounding areas.  Past experiences include working as both a Regional and National Sales trainer in the DME business.  Art attended the University of South Carolina and Anderson College in South Carolina. “What I enjoy most is making our residents feel loved and greeting them every day with a big smile.”

Laura Johnson
Human Resources Manager

Laura Johnson joined Genesis HealthCare, Oakhurst Center in July of 2015, as the Center Human Resources Manager.  Laura is responsible for overseeing all the functions of the Human Resources Department. Laura has over 15 years of experience in the Human Resources profession. Laura has an anticipated graduation date of June 2019, with her Master’s in Business Administration; Human Resources Administration. During her tenure at Genesis HealthCare her focus has been on recruiting and retention strategies, employee engagement, allocating time and resources to employee development, and defining processes for payroll, staffing, and organizational development.  Laura’s goal is to foster a positive relationship between Genesis Healthcare and its employees that reflects, promotes and supports the company’s Mission statement, “We improve the lives we touch through the delivery high quality healthcare and everyday compassion.”