Richard L. Rekar


Business Systems Development

Mr. Rekar is the Business Systems Development for Discovery Senior Living. He has directed and managed the accounting function for the Aston Gardens portfolio since 2009. In this role, his responsibilities include implementing and monitoring internal controls, managing the daily accounting process, working with the communities to ensure transactions are completed in a consistent and timely manor, managing accounts payable and finalizing monthly financial statements.

Mr. Rekar has a very strong audit and accounting background. He spent 18 years in internal auditing with a Michigan bank, where he became the bank’s Director of Internal Auditing helping the bank grow into one of Michigan’s leading financial institutions. Responsibilities included directing the internal audit group, implementing and managing financial and procedural controls, conducting audits and reporting results to the Board of Directors.

Mr. Rekar moved to Naples more than 14 years ago, when he accepted a position with a local construction company as Controller to manage the accounting and financial reporting function. He then joined the Discovery Senior Living team as Controller and was later promoted to Vice President of Accounting, where he continues to practice his auditing and accounting skills. As the Vice President of Accounting, he is responsible for all aspects of the day-to-day accounting functions as well as working directly with the communities and management team to help create and execute strategic operational, economic and growth planning for the company.

Mr. Rekar graduated from Walsh College, a Business and Accounting school near Detroit, Michigan, with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. While working in Michigan he was a member and served on the board of the Detroit Institute of Internal Auditors and was also a Certified Bank Auditor.
Mr. Rekar and his wife have been married for almost 35 years and are enjoying the Florida lifestyle in Naples.