Owensboro Center
1205 Leitchfield Road
Owensboro , KY 42303-0861

270 684-0464

Our Leadership Team

Wendell Smith
Center Executive Director

Wendell became the Administrator of Owensboro Center in April, 2010. He has been an Administrator for over 23 years and has worked with three other major Long-term Care companies prior to coming to Owensboro. In 2005, his facility received an American Health Care Association Quailty Award. Mr. Smith has been very involved with the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities for over 20 years. He has served on the Legislative and Payment for Services committees most of those years and regularly works with the state and Federal legislators on healthcare related topics. Prior to entering the Long-term Care industry, Wendell had a 16 year career as a music educator in public schools in Missouri and Kentucky.

Debbie Evans, RN, BSN
Director of Nursing

Debbie began her career with Owensboro Center in 2008. In 2013 she became the facility's Director of Nursing. She has 30 years of experience in nursing, starting her career in acute care cardio, ortho, ICU and med surg. She has 18 years of experience in long term care. Debbie's clinical experience and her hands on management style have been beneficial to the facility residents and staff. A top priority to her is providing compassionate, quality care to her residents.

Laura Wilson
Admissions/Marketing Director

Laura has over 17 years experience in the long-term care/elder services industry. As the Admissions/Marketing Director at Owensboro Center since 2010, she enjoys assisting seniors and their family members with their healthcare options.

Lindsey Brown, MS OTR/L
Director of Rehabilitation

Lindsey graduated from Spalding University in 2006 with a Master’s of Science in Occupational Therapy, and she has 8 years of experience working with geriatrics and long-term care. Lindsey has been with Genesis Rehab Services for 2 years.