LCS Development Leadership

If you love your job, you’ll never work a day in your life.

People who love what they do stick around. That’s why our development team brings decades of design, finance, construction and marketing expertise, and has built some of the most innovative communities in the country.

To hear just how much passion we have for serving seniors, email us.

Ted MacBeth

Ted Macbeth is senior vice president/director of project development for LCS Development. Ted provides direction and oversight to the Life Plan Community portfolio, including managing the development planning process, projects, and repositioning efforts. He supervises the project development managers and associated project activities. Ted has worked in the senior living industry since 1996. Previously, Ted worked for a not-for-profit senior living provider in Chicago, Illinois where he served as vice president of development. He joined LCS Development in 2008. Ted holds a Bachelor of Business from The University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa, and an MBA from De Paul University in Chicago, Illinois.

Joel Bleeker

Joel has worked with LCS since 1991.  With more than 35 years of design experience, Joel is a licensed architect with an undergraduate degree, professional degree, and an MBA from Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa. Prior to his employment with LCS Development, Joel spent five years working for a national construction company’s design, cost estimating and project management subsidiary, then spent five years with Marriott Corporation as design manager for Courtyard by Marriott hotels.

During his time at LCS Development, Joel has held positions as a design manager for Life Plan Communities, director of design for all development projects, and now leads architecture and construction for LCS Development, where he sets standards for project design and construction, directs the conceptual and schematic stages of each development project, and oversees each project’s design and construction.

Lee G. Lyles

As vice president/director of project development, Lee is responsible for LCS Development’s rental projects, including independent living, assisted living and memory care. Lee was formerly the executive vice president/chief development officer for CRSA and joined LCS Development in 2010 when LCS acquired the company. He has more than 35 years of experience in senior housing and commercial real estate development. Lee holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Texas.