Because a community is only as strong as the people who live there
Our strong sense of community starts at the very top, with a leadership team that only hires people who demonstrate genuine compassion for residents.
Meet our leadership team
Barry K. Metcalf, Principal
Barry founded Aspens Senior Living in 2009 with Dean Eldridge with the intention to develop Class A independent living communities for active seniors. Prior to forming Aspens Senior Living, Barry was involved in multiple facets of the real estate industry, including multifamily brokerage, land development, land investment and senior housing development. He was a partner with Cadence Capital Partners, LP, which was formed to serve as a catalyst in real estate development and investment activities primarily in Dallas-Fort Worth. Cadence focused on land investments in Dallas-Fort Worth, which involved aggregating large tracts of land in the path of growth, entitling the land for its highest and best use, then selling to end users or contributing the land to a vertical development.
Barry has been personally involved in the acquisition, disposition, development and management of more than $350 million in real estate. Barry earned his Bachelor of Science from Texas Christian University.
David Brown, Chief Financial Officer & Controller
David serves as chief financial officer and controller for Aspens Senior Living. He is responsible for all aspects of the company's internal and external financial analysis and reporting as well as management of the firm's accounting and treasury activities.
David has more than 18 years of experience in accounting and financial leadership positions across a variety of industries. Prior to joining Aspens Senior Living, he led the Financial Planning & Analysis function for Animal Supply Company, a private equity-owned distributor of pet supplies and products. David has both a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance and a Master of Business Administration from Texas Christian University.
Jeffrey Trinh, Director of Operations
Jeffrey serves as director of operations for Aspens Senior Living, focusing on day-to-day operations and asset management of the company’s development portfolio as well as researching and analyzing potential development opportunities.
Prior to joining Aspens Senior Living, Jeffrey was a portfolio manager with Wells Fargo, where he helped oversee the Middle Market Banking group’s commercial, industrial and real estate loan portfolio in north Dallas. His responsibilities included credit underwriting and origination, loan structuring and portfolio monitoring.
Jeffrey received a Bachelor of Science in finance from The University of Texas at Dallas.