The Buckingham Names Philip Jacob as Executive Director

The Buckingham, a premier senior living community, is pleased to announce Philip Jacob as its new executive director. Jacob joined the Buckingham as a health care administrator in 2011, and mostly recently served as interim executive director. He brings several years of experience from SavaSeniorCare Houston properties.

Under his tenure, the community earned and continues to receive a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The healthcare center continues to achieve the highest clinical outcomes in the city and received deficiency free surveys in 2015 and 2017. Also in 2017, Jacob led the team to the AHCA/NCAL Bronze Commitment to Quality Award based on the Malcolm Baldrige Health Care Criteria for Performance Excellence. Under his leadership, the community received the Methodist Hospital Coordinating Care Award for overall best performance for skilled nursing in 2020.

As executive director at the Buckingham, Jacob oversees daily operations of the community. His goal is to meet and exceed company expectations and ensure the needs of each resident and individual in the community are met.

“I am excited to take on the role as executive director at the Buckingham,” said Jacob. “I am honored to have the opportunity to serve these amazing residents that I’ve grown to know over the last decade. Having worked in senior living and at the Buckingham prior to my promotion, I take immense pride in our team of compassionate staff who work tirelessly every day for our residents. I look forward to taking on my new role and continuing to make the Buckingham the premier senior living community in Houston.”

Jacob has an extensive background in hospitality management, starting his career in hotel management in Toronto, Canada. He relocated to Houston in 2002 to join Marriott as a sales and catering director. His strong emphasis on staff and resident satisfaction makes him a perfect fit with the Buckingham culture.

About the Buckingham

The Buckingham is a premier Houston senior living community that offers luxurious amenities and high-end services. They offer all levels of living from independent living to assisted living, skilled nursing, and memory care. The Buckingham is a place to explore new interests and develop connections with the people around you. Learn more about the Buckingham by visiting