New hires boost Oasis Senior Advisors corporate team

February 12, 2019 CONRIC PR

Six new members of the Oasis Senior Advisors corporate team bring new energy and decades of experience to the Bonita Springs-based franchisor. The additions further the commitment Oasis has made to sustained nationwide expansion that led to its selection as one of GrowFL’s Florida Companies to Watch.

“Our new team members fortify the support we give our franchisees, empowering them to provide no-cost assistance to seniors and their families,” Oasis Senior Advisors CEO Tim Evankovich said. “Personalized, compassionate service is a hallmark of everything we do, and these skilled professionals take that to heart.”

John Benbrook is the new senior vice president for Oasis Senior Advisors, having previously served as president of an Oasis Senior Advisors franchise in suburban Philadelphia. He’s used his 30 years of experience with technology, marketing and the professional services business to build a successful track record of driving teams and companies to higher growth and greater profitability.

Benbrook worked for Hewlett Packard and later served as CEO and board member at MMG, an Omnicom Company, where he transformed the business from a U.S.-centric health communications company into a leading global patient recruitment enterprise. He earned a bachelor’s in business administration from Upsala College.

New Vice President of Development Mark Zahringer comes to Oasis Senior Advisors with a strong track record of results as an executive at Xerox, Unbridled Connect and Orbis Education, among other startups and Fortune 500 companies. Zahringer most recently served as the director of business development for Wellbiz brands, managing new development, resales and marketing for the Elements Massage and Fitness Together franchises.

Each business saw significant revenue increases and rapid profitability growth with Zahringer on board, along with improved efficiency, customer engagement and client satisfaction. Zahringer graduated summa cum laude from Lynn University in Boca Raton and is working toward his master’s degree in chaplaincy.

Diane Sullivan brings 30 years of sales and marketing experience to her role as Oasis Senior Advisors operations administrator. She has worked for the past decade in the health care industry, performing business development for National Healthcare Corp.’s skilled nursing facilities and working for some of the largest assisted living companies in the U.S.

Lauren Johnson begins as sales manager for Oasis Senior Advisors with a stellar record of professional successes and accomplishments over nearly two decades of franchise and small business management. Her most recent franchise experience focused on executive sales development with leading U.S. franchisors. Like Zahringer, she’s a Lynn University alum, with a Bachelor of Professional Studies in business administration and business management.

New Project Manager CC Childree spent 20 years as an engineer and project manager in the defense industry working on programs that supported the U.S. military. She’s been with Lockheed Martin and Honeywell Aerospace, among other noteworthy companies, since graduating from the University of New Hampshire with a mechanical engineering degree and a Master of Business Administration.

Laxmi Sankepally brings experience working in the finance, energy and education domains to her new position as Oasis Senior Advisors junior developer/analyst. She has a master’s degree from Texas A&M-Kingsville and has developed strong programming and database fundamentals.

“The right person in the right job means everything, just like finding the right place is so important for seniors and their families,” Evankovich said. “We take it all seriously, with a commitment not just to doing the job, but doing it right, every step of the way.”

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