Dick Blaylock, Chief Executive Officer for 12 Oaks Senior Living, brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience regarding all aspects of real estate development, construction and community management. In his role as CEO, he leads the 12 Oaks Executive Team, Leadership Team and Business Development Committee. He has been active in senior living since 1987, when he joined his father, Charles Blaylock, at 12 Oaks Retirement Villages to pursue senior living development opportunities and lead the marketing and real estate management functions.

In 1992, he and Charles Blaylock formed 12 Oaks Management Services, Inc., now known as 12 Oaks Senior Living, to provide development, construction and management services for 12 Oaks Retirement Villages and other senior living communities.

Prior to joining 12 Oaks, he served as a commercial real estate broker associated with Sherwood Blount and Company, Realtors. Mr. Blaylock received a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with Certificates of Real Estate and Real Estate Finance and Mortgage Banking from Southern Methodist University in 1981.