Darrell Sheaffer announced as new executive director of The Buckingham

September 14, 2017 GMT

The Buckingham, a Houston premier senior living community, announces the appointment of Darrell Sheaffer to executive director of The Buckingham.

Sheaffer comes to The Buckingham with a background in managing luxury hotels and resorts. Throughout his career, Sheaffer has supervised complex operations, managed real estate development and overseen large construction and renovation projects. He has always committed himself to operational and service excellence at every level during his career, which parallels the standards and expectations of The Buckingham.

“It’s an honor to take on this role,” said Sheaffer. “It’s incredibly important to ensure that each resident is receiving personalized care, and the team must have the ability to adapt as each individual’s needs change. Having worked in the hospitality industry, I understand what people expect when it comes to an exceptional experience. ... As executive director it is my responsibility to exceed expectations and make sure that The Buckingham continues to provide outstanding service for years to come.”


With over 35 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Sheaffer has worked in the U.S. and abroad for some of the world’s finest hotel groups, including The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, and Fairmont-Raffles Hotels & Resorts. Sheaffer earned an associate degree in business with an emphasis in hospitality management from Lansing College and a certificate in financial management from Cornell University. Throughout his career, Sheaffer has been active in Rotary International in various cities, and plans to continue that while in Houston.

Due to his previous experience, Sheaffer can handle the day-to-day activities of the community while cultivating a successful team environment and maintaining the satisfaction of residents and their families.

Located in the Memorial neighborhood in Houston, every aspect of The Buckingham has been designed to enhance residents’ lives and well-being. For more information visit www.buckinghamhouston.com, or call 713-396-3706.