At Shepherd, we design, develop, and manage our own communities. Our process ensures the exact needs of the local population are met, while capitalizing on the ideal bed count combination and program integration.
Shepherd Health is a forward-thinking real estate development company based in Miami Beach, Florida. We take pride in integrating advances across numerous sectors into each of our developments, while becoming intimately connected with the communities we serve and offering investors strategic entry-points into demographically solid industries.
Shepherd Senior Living is the operations arm of the Shepherd brand, focused on integrating technology, wellness, and personalized care into the lives of seniors and their communities across the United States.
What Drives Us
At Shepherd, we seek to dramatically improve the landscape by focusing on key elements.
Architecture that inspires care-free exploration
Solid, reproducible design and development plans
Wellness / holistic medicine integration
Cost-effective programs that eliminate the middle man
Proven management team that has and will execute
Execution is key, with residents, caregivers, and investors alike proud to share in an experience that clearly represents the premium Shepherd brand.
Our people are our strength.
From our contractors and caregivers to our residents and their families.
Our management and development team consists of seasoned professionals with extensive knowledge, experience, and discretion. In addition to their strong relationships and multi-industry affiliations, our members have a proven ability to execute and create value.
Industry thought leaders advise on all key aspects of our communities. Across the board, management is well supported by a responsive and professional staff.
Healthcare entrepreneur Menedis serves as Chairman, Director, and Advisor to numerous organizations, which under her leadership have gained approvals for their innovations and successfully partnered with government and healthcare institutions around the globe. As co-founder and CEO of Shepherd Health, she is responsible for overall management and strategic vision.
In addition to her role at Shepherd, Menedis is an active investor, Founding Partner and CEO at Prophet Labs, Founding Partner and Executive Chairman at Eos Healthcare, and Founding Partner at aquarollUSA. Previously, she co-founded an orthopaedic device company, where she served as Chairman and CEO.
Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Menedis was an acclaimed concert pianist and criminal defense attorney. She holds degrees from SUNY, Texas Christian University, and the University of Miami, where she obtained her JD with honors. Menedis is a member of the Florida Bar, the American Bar Association (ABA), and the Dade County Bar Association, as well as the ABA Healthcare Law, Business Law, and International Law Sections. A well-respected and sought-after communicator, Menedis has received numerous awards and advises in areas of advocacy skills and the future of the healthcare industry.
Trehan is a graduate of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales, and spent nine years in public accounting at Arthur Andersen and Price Waterhouse before becoming an industrialist. As co-founder and Chairman of Shepherd, he is responsible for providing guidance to the Board of Directors and working closely with the CEO to establish strategic capital partnerships.
In addition to his role at Shepherd, Trehan is an owner and Director of Pacific BPO, an offshore revenue cycle management provider, and a Founding Partner at Eos Healthcare, an innovator in the healthcare logistics space. A veteran of the healthcare industry, Trehan has provided both on and offshore services to numerous clients, building successful service businesses in the United States and abroad. Trehan founded healthcare management company Globerian (later MediConnect Global), growing it to 1,000 strong in the US and India.
Other recent ventures include IFANglobal; a company known for it’s advanced training and overseas placement programs for healthcare professionals, and Vidyanta Skills Institute, providing simulation-based skills training for Indian industries. Recognized as a pioneer and trendsetter in India, Trehan has been featured in the India Times, Times of India, The Business Times, Global Services Magazine and several other forums.
Locklair serves as Creative Director, where he is responsible for crafting and maintaining Shepherd’s brand, spanning online, print and social media. With a background in graphic design, printing, website development, and photography, he brings over 32 years of experience to his role at Shepherd.
Prior to Shepherd, Locklair led marketing design campaigns as Creative Director for a variety of clients across the country through his design firm, Studio Seven Designworks, including successful recruitment “Viewbook” campaigns for Charleston Southern University and the cover-to-cover design and production of two magazines, Carolina Healthcare Business and A Wonderful Wedding.
Before starting his own company, he gained experience as a designer and leader at advertising agencies, printing companies, and sign companies in the Charleston, SC area. Locklair holds a BS degree from the College of Charleston.
Jasmon serves as CEO of Shepherd Senior Living, where he is responsible for providing overall leadership to the organization and its Board of Directors, overseeing growth, development and strategy, and ensuring strong financial performance and outstanding resident care.
Prior to his role with Shepherd, Jasmon served as COO of The LaSalle Group, Inc., where he provided top-level leadership to The LaSalle Group’s overall operations and its four divisions. Jasmon also directed and oversaw the expansion efforts of the business, growing the Memory Care portfolio from 12 to 40 communities, with an average occupancy well over 94%. He researched and developed new business opportunities, and furthered the strategic vision and goals of the company.
With over 25 years of experience in operational improvement and optimization of resources, Jasmon has additionally served as managing partner of American Healthcare Management Group, a nationally recognized consulting firm focused on operational and financial improvement within large multi-hospital health systems and large physician groups.
He holds a BA and MBA from the University of Illinois – Springfield, and is a member of ALFA, ASHA and the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE), Medical Group Management Association (MGMA), Knights of Columbus and Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity.
Jasmon serves as the Director of Operations for Shepherd Senior Living, where she leads the on-site start-up teams. Responsible for the operations of new communities from pre-leasing through stabilization, Jasmon oversees local strategic initiatives, marketing, community involvement, hiring of staff, and resident and family satisfaction. She has 25 years of experience in communications, logistics, finance, management, healthcare, and senior living.
Prior to her role with Shepherd, Jasmon served as Chief Financial Officer and Partner for American Healthcare Management Group, a nationally recognized consulting firm. She has also served as Management Consultant at Progressive Healthcare and Account Representative overseeing the printing and distribution for American Express Publishing – Travel and Leisure and Food and Wine Magazine. Her passion for the care of our residents and her skills in problem-solving make her a perfect fit for Shepherd Senior Living. Jasmon holds a BS in Communications from Northern Illinois University.
Dierke serves as Shepherd Senior Living Executive Director, CountrySide Lakes, where he is responsible for ensuring exceptional resident care and strong financial performance. Recognized within the senior living industry for his leadership skills, Dierke has consistently received 100% resident and family satisfaction scores for the past 5 years in his communities. He has over 10 years of senior management experience within the industry, with a particular emphasis in Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care.
Prior to senior living, Dierke spent 12 years in sales, marketing, and logistics, and 7 years in culinary and hospitality management. His depth of experience and ability to relate closely with residents and families make him a special asset to Shepherd Senior Living. Dierke holds a BS from Texas Tech University.
Burke serves as Shepherd Senior Living Director of Operations and Executive Director, Shepherd Living at The Range, where she is responsible for ensuring exceptional resident care and strong financial performance. She has 24 years of clinical healthcare and senior living experience, and previously served as the Director of Admissions for Huntsville Health and Rehab, where she was responsible for business expansion, community relationships, occupancy, and education. Burke has also served as Paramedic Manager at Huntsville Emergency Medical Services, Inc. (HEMSI), where she oversaw the day-to-day operations, financial planning and execution, and human resources. A valuable resource to Shepherd, she is an experienced clinical leader and compassionate with residents and their families. Burke holds a BSN and a Paramedic Degree from the University of Alabama – Huntsville.