Meet the team.
These are the folks dedicated to making Heritage Communities
the best choice in every market we serve.
Director of Memory Support
Life Enrichment Director
Senior Living Counselor
Maintenance / Environmental Services Director
Dining Services Director
Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Heritage Communities, Farhan’s vision looks beyond the present of both the company and our industry. By keeping a steady pulse on the senior living sector, his time is spent in the research and development of new products and services. He has a passion for architecture and plays an integral role in the design and construction process of each new Heritage community.
A graduate of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Farhan holds a bachelor’s degree in Architecture and is honored to help leave a positive mark on the senior living industry. He surrounds himself with a team of dedicated, hardworking, fun-loving people, making each day a joy to come to work, and he knows that every decision is thoughtfully made with our residents and their families in mind.
Farhan is involved with the Omaha Symphony and Omaha Community Foundation. He enjoys playing golf, skiing, traveling and spending time with his wife and two children.
As the Associate Director Marcy is responsible for overseeing the nursing department and making sure the day to day operations run according to policy. Marcy is also responsible for ensuring that all associates provide the best care for our residents and our associates live up to our core values.
Marcy Graduated from the University of Midland at Fremont with a bachelors in Sports and fitness management and a minor in coaching. Marcy comes to Heritage with a background in leadership and management. In her spare time she enjoys hanging with her Husband Jack and her two Boys Mack and Easton also enjoys coaching and mentoring high school girls basketball.
Director of Memory Support
As the Director of Memory Support, Brenda is responsible for the leadership, management and oversight of healthcare services and programs that care givers provide to memory support residents. Brenda started her career in healthcare over 10 years ago as a nurse’s aide at an assisted living facility. Brenda has continued to work in assisted living facilities as a medication aide, Health Services support assistant, and as a resident care coordinator. Outside of her passion of caring for out aging population, Brenda enjoys spending time outdoors camping and fishing with her family and friends.
Heritage Communities welcomed Genelle Girthoffer to the leadership team in 2021 as Vice President of Human Resources. Genelle is responsible for the strategic development and oversight of all Human Resources operations for Heritage Communities, leading the development, implementation and management of programs that attract, motivate, develop and retain associates. With more than 20 years of experience as a human resources professional, Genelle has demonstrated the ability to lead and motivate teams to new levels of success. Having worked in a variety of industries, she brings a diverse background including hands-on experience in benefits, payroll, training, development, coaching, and customer satisfaction.
Genelle earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of NebraskaOmaha and holds the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) certification. During her career, she has worked in the human services, construction and financial services industries.
An Omaha native, Genelle enjoys running, reading, and spending time with her husband, Zach, and their two boys.
- Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
- Human Resource Association of the Midlands (HRAM)