LRS Architects Promotes Mira Boumatar, Kelsey Loverro to Associate

PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland-based design firm LRS Architects has promoted Mira Boumatar and Kelsey Loverro to associate. Boumatar works in various studios, including civic, commercial, housing and adaptive reuse. Loverro works in the firm’s multifamily housing and workplace studios and…

Commonwealth Senior Living Hires Three to Human Resources Team

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Commonwealth Senior Living, a Charlottesville-based owner, has hired Marybeth Showalter as vice president of associate learning, development and retention; Amber Turner as vice president of human resources; and Amanda Greene as director of candidate experience. Showalter previously…

Priority Life Care Promotes Three

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Priority Life Care (PLC), a Fort Wayne-based operator, has promoted Mark Starks to senior vice president of operations, David Kloster to vice president of operations and Marisa Williams to senior director of sales and training. Starks…

Acts Promotes David Vega to Vice President Position

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. — Acts Retirement-Life Communities, a nonprofit operator based in Fort Washington, has promoted David Vega to vice president of operations analysis and compliance. Vega has been with Acts for more than 31 years, starting his career in…

Ventas Promotes Justin Hutchens to Chief Investment Officer

CHICAGO — Ventas Inc. (NYSE: VTR), a Chicago-based REIT and the second-largest owner of seniors housing in the United States, has promoted J. Justin Hutchens. The longtime seniors housing executive will maintain his title of executive vice president of seniors…

Commonwealth Senior Living Hires Mark Miyasaki as CFO

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Commonwealth Senior Living, a Charlottesville-based owner-operator, has hired Mark Miyasaki as chief financial officer, Stephanie Pfingsten as senior vice president of resident care and Archie McAlexander as director of clinical services. Miyasaki will oversee financial operations for…

Chapters Living Hires Becky Kaufmann, Tyler Brady

ST. LOUIS — Chapters Living, a St. Louis-based assisted living operator, has hired Becky Kaufmann and Tyler Brady to its team. Kaufmann joins Chapters as the senior vice president of quality of life and memory support. With over 16 years…

Welltower Promotes Six to Senior Leadership Positions

TOLEDO, Ohio — Welltower (NYSE: WELL), the largest owner of seniors housing in the United States, has promoted Nikhil Chaudhri to executive vice president and chief investment officer and Ayesha Menon to executive vice president of wellness housing and development.…

KARE CEO: ‘Culture’ Doesn’t Mean What Operators Think

PHILADELPHIA — It is common to hear operators proudly profess that it’s their culture that allows them to be top employers in the seniors housing industry, helping to face the massive labor shortage within the sector. However, “culture” can be…

Brookdale Shakes Up C-Suite, Previews 2022 Financial Totals

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD), a Nasville-based company that is the largest operator of seniors housing in the country, has made a variety of changes to its corporate structure. Steven Swain, who serves as Brookdale’s chief…

Acts Adds Three to Board of Directors

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. — Acts Retirement-Life Communities, a nonprofit operator based in Fort Washington, has added James Glynn, Heinz Hegmann and Dr. Daniel Middlebrooks to its board of directors. Glynn is co-founder (now retired) of GlynnDevins, one of the leading…

Uniguest Promotes Matt Goche to CEO

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Uniguest, a Nashville-based digital engagement technology for multiple industries including seniors housing, has promoted Matt Goche to chief executive officer from his role as chief operating officer, taking over responsibility from Jeff Hiscox following a six-year tenure.…

Lifespace Communities Names Brian Robbins as COO

DALLAS and WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — Lifespace Communities has hired Brian Robbins as chief operating officer. Robbins will have full responsibility for operations strategy, planning, financial management, operations management, and resident and family relations. He will partner closely with…

Claiborne Senior Living Hires Three to Corporate Team, Including CFO

HATTIESBURG, Miss. — Claiborne Senior Living, a Hattiesburg-based operator with 10 communities across Mississippi, Louisiana, Georgia and South Carolina, has hired three to its corporate team. Gloria Holland was hired as chief financial officer. She is tasked with leading the…

LRS Architects Hires Leticia Lopez Cushnie, Matthew Salazar

PORTLAND, Ore. — LRS Architects has hired two Building Information Modeling (BIM) managers, Leticia Lopez Cushnie and Matthew Salazar. Both specialists will work out of the firm’s Portland office. Cushnie has worked on projects such as mixed-use/office buildings, hospitals, educational…

NewPoint Hires Christopher Honn to Seniors Housing Lending Platform

CHICAGO — NewPoint Real Estate Capital LLC has hired Christopher Honn as managing director of seniors housing originations. Based out of Chicago, Honn will work to expand the firm’s seniors housing and healthcare platform, with an emphasis on agency loan…

Arden 55+ Living Promotes Natalie Edeburn to Director of Operations

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Arden, a Charlotte-based company developing 55+ active adult living communities in the Southeast, has promoted Natalie Edeburn to the role of director of operations. In this inaugural position, she will seek to establish best-in-class methodologies to support…