Here at Ventana by Buckner, our goal is to maintain a standard of excellence in the care and lifestyle we offer to the community. From our executive director to our certified nurses and culinary staff, every member of the Ventana senior living team is dedicated to meeting your needs by providing excellence in services, amenities, and care for our Dallas community.
Learn more about the Ventana senior living team below, and connect with us at 214.225.6197 to learn more.
DONALD "JAKE" BELL
DIRECTOR OF NURSING
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING
DIRECTOR OF CULINARY
DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES
DIRECTOR OF WELLNESS
DIRECTOR OF LIFESTYLE PROGRAMMING
DAVID K. MANN
As a compassionate caregiver and ordained minister, Chaplain David Mann, M.Div. BCC, brings extensive experience in hospice, bereavement and parish ministry to the Ventana community.
For more than 20 years, David taught and mentored the congregation in spiritual growth at Rangerville Baptist Church in San Benito, Texas. He has also offered spiritual and bereavement care to patients and families with several hospice agencies in the Rio Grande Valley and Valley Baptist Medical Center in Harlingen, Texas.
David has been honored as Texas and New Mexico Hospice Organization Chaplain of the Year and has an Ecclesiastical Endorsement with the Baptist General Convention of Texas.
David earned a bachelor’s degree in religion from Samford University and completed a Master of Divinity degree at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina, with an emphasis in pastoral care. He also completed a two-year residency in Clinical Pastoral Education at Baptist Health System in Birmingham, Alabama with a specialization in hospice.