LCS Promotes Bridgette Uhlemann to Senior Vice President, General Counsel

by Jeff Shaw

DES MOINES, Iowa — LCS, the nation’s third-largest senior living operator, has announced the promotion of Bridgette Uhlemann to senior vice president and general counsel at the Des Moines-based company.

Uhlemann joined LCS in 2015 as a corporate governance manager. Since then, she has assumed responsibility and oversight for LCS legal affairs, including corporate governance, contract law, public policy, and corporate and regulatory compliance. 

Uhlemann directs the overall delivery of legal and compliance services to the organization, including in-house attorneys, compliance analysts and outside legal counsel. Her leadership was instrumental to the success of LCS’ planned recapitalization in 2021, including leading the company-wide due diligence and regulatory approval process across all states.

Uhlemann serves on, and is the past chair of, the Alzheimer’s Association, Iowa Chapter Board of Directors. Her work with the Alzheimer’s Association elevated fundraising efforts, and was instrumental in the organization’s annual Purple Soirée event. Her work and dedication also contributed to the newly announced Broadlawns Brain and Memory Center. 

In addition, Uhlemann serves as the secretary and treasurer for the Mid-Iowa Association of Local Governments, a group of mayors from central Iowa who discuss issues affecting central Iowa. At LCS, she has served on the LCS Foundation Board since 2020 and is active in many other LCS committees and volunteer efforts.Uhlemann graduated from Drake University with a bachelor’s degree in English and law, politics and society. She earned her law degree from Drake University and previously worked with a law firm where she managed a litigation portfolio that included employment, contract, and administrative law.

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