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What is Alliance Community?

Uniquely Tailored for Your Retirement Living

The Alliance Community is a not-for-profit ministry of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Foundation committed to honoring God and individuals the community serves by providing a comprehensive continuum of housing, health care and other supportive services which promote Christian fellowship and ministry, independence, dignity, wellness, and the highest quality of life.

At Alliance Community, you can live as independently as you are used to while also having your future needs met if they are ever needed. Our living situations provide maintenance free environments, as well as accommodations for you to live just as you did before. We are a unique type of retirement community by offering both solutions for your retirement, because our community also includes a dining hall, chapel, Assisted Living, club house, gym, and more.

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Our Team

Bill Anderson

Bill Anderson

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Bill Anderson is a 19 year veteran of the Health Care Services industry. Since 2002, he has been with the Alliance Community for Retirement Living in the role of Executive Director. He spent 12 years managing in the Health Care Division of ServiceMaster, a Fortune 500 Company, providing Health Care Management Services throughout the United States.

Bill has been an active Rotarian and member of the Deland Rotary since 2002, he enjoys spending time with his family, travel and an occasional golf outing.

Bill is married and has a son.

Kevin Smaage

Kevin Smaage

DIRECTOR OF HEALTH SERVICES

Kevin Smaage is the Director of Health Services at The Alliance Community for Retirement Living and has served in this capacity since July 2002. He has been involved with senior living services since 1992. For 11 of those years, Kevin has served as the Administrator at several Florida Nursing Homes and worked as a Corporate Consultant assisting Long Term Care Nursing facilities with operational and regulatory issues.

Kevin’s first career was as a minister with the Church of Christ and has served churches in Ohio and Indiana. Kevin’s concern for people began early in life and can be traced to his years in Africa as a “missionary kid” where his parents worked with Africans in Ghana and South Africa for 12 years.

Kevin is married and has two adopted children. Kevin remains active in Christian Service and teaches and counsels young people. His favorite past times are golf, fishing, and travel.

Rick Andres

Rick Andres

DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Rick Andres has been the Director of Operations for Alliance Community since November of 2018. Prior to his current position, Rick served as the Director of Operations at Faith Farm Ministries, a 150 bed residential Men’s Addiction Recovery Program in Ft. Lauderdale. Rick has over 35 years of operations management experience and currently oversees Alliance’s Food Service, Janitorial, and Maintenance and Grounds departments.

Rick grew up in Southern California and received his degree in Organizational Leadership from Azusa Pacific University. Rick has also worked for the Salvation Army as well as the Hilton and Sheraton Hotels. He even spent time in the film industry designing and constructing sets and scenery for feature films, television shows and music videos. Rick has a passion for international missions and even served as the Missions Pastor at a large church in Los Angeles. His ministry was to recruit, train, and lead short term missions teams on construction, medical, and compassion missions trips to countries such as Mexico, the Philippines, Kenya, Tanzania and the Czech Republic. Rick also helped to start local missions ministries to the homeless and to foster families.

Rick met his wife Victoria 17 years ago on a missions trip to Mexico. Victoria grew up in Winter Park and we have her to thank for bringing Rick to Florida. When he has the time Rick likes to read, fish, play the guitar and watch the Pittsburg Steelers. Currently Rick and Victoria are in the process of adopting three children, ages 5, 4, and 8 months.

Earl Mallory

Earl Mallory

DIRECTOR OF SALES AND MARKETING

Earl Mallory has been the Sales and Marketing Director for The Alliance Community for Retirement Living since 2008. He is a veteran of the U.S. Army and since graduating from The University of Central Florida with a degree in Communications, Earl has spent the majority of his professional career in sales and marketing.

Earl has traveled extensively in his life, having been in over 130 cities in 21 different countries. He is also the Vice President of the Board of Directors for the local chapter of Habitat for Humanity. Earl settled in DeLand in 2002 with his wife, Angela and two kids, Kaylin and Seth. When not at work, he spends time volunteering at his church, or with friends.

Annette Lynch

Annette Lynch

ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR

Annette Lynch is the Admission Coordinator for the Center for Health Care and the Center for Assisted Living. She has been in the health care industry for over 23 years. She was awarded the prestigious Social Worker of the Year award by Senior Living Magazine and was honored with sales and marketing awards for many consecutive years.

Annette is married and has one child. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading, camping and fishing

The Alliance Community is a not-for-profit ministry of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Foundation committed to honoring God and individuals the community serves by providing a comprehensive continuum of housing, health care and other supportive services which promote Christian fellowship and ministry, independence, dignity, wellness, and the highest quality of life.