Catalyst Marketing Firm Promotes Christy McFerren to Managing Director

AUSTIN, Texas — Catalyst, an Austin-based marketing and advertising agency specializing in multifamily, student and senior living real estate marketing, has promoted Christy McFerren to managing director. Catalyst hired McFerren in 2014 as senior designer. During her tenure she has

Acts Adds Resident, Banker to Board of Directors

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. — Acts Retirement-Life Communities, a nonprofit operator based in Fort Washington, has added William Reynolds and Michael Kelly to its board of directors. The Acts Board represents a diverse group of volunteer members who serve without compensation.

Integral, Solstice Name Collette Gray as CEO, Jennifer Ferrer as CFO

CARLSBAD, Calif. — Integral Senior Living (ISL) and Solstice Senior Living (SSL), a joint venture of Integral Senior Living and NorthStar Healthcare Income Inc., have named Collette Gray as president and CEO and Jennifer Ferrer as CFO. In these positions,

American Society on Aging Names Former Obama Advisor as CEO

SAN FRANCISCO — The American Society on Aging (ASA), a San Francisco-based association of more than 5,000 professionals seeking to improve the quality of life of older adults and their families, has appointed Peter Kaldes as chief executive officer. Kaldes

Aegis Living Adds Nader Naini to Board of Managers

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Aegis Living, a Bellevue-based developer and operator, has appointed Nader Naini to the company’s Board of Managers. Naini is managing partner of Frazier Healthcare Partners, has joined its Board of Managers. He joins fellow Aegis Living board

Watermark Hires Vicki Doyle as Public Relations Manager

TUCSON, Ariz. — Watermark Retirement Communities, a Tucson-based operator, has hired Vicki Doyle to the newly created position of public relations manager. Doyle most recently served as markets manager for Destination Travel Network. In this role, she handled client relationships

Oakmont Senior Living Promotes Matt Stevenson to COO

WINDSOR, Calif. — Oakmont Senior Living has promoted Matt Stevenson to chief operating officer. Stevenson served as senior vice president of operations since joining Oakmont Management Group in 2018. Before joining Oakmont, he was vice president of operations for Belmont

Pennrose Hires Michelle Militello to Lead Asset Management

PHILADELPHIA — Pennrose, a Philadelphia-based developer and operator of multifamily properties including seniors housing, has hired Michelle Militello as vice president of asset management. Militello will focus on the financial performance and value of the Pennrose portfolio. She will be

Capitol Seniors Housing Hires Edie Empirio as Principal of Operations

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Capitol Seniors Housing (CSH), a D.C-based senior living investment and development firm, has appointed Edie Empirio as principal of operations, a newly created role within the firm. With more than two decades of senior living experience, Empirio

CareOne Appoints Dr. Amina Ahmed as Chief Medical Officer

FORT LEE, N.J. — CareOne has hired Dr. Amina Ahmed as the company’s new chief medical officer. Ahmed, a board certified internal medicine physician, served most recently as the chief of hospitalist medicine and post-acute care for Summit Medical. In

Ryan Cos. Hires Julie Ferguson as Senior Vice President of Senior Living

MINNEAPOLIS — Ryan Cos., a builder and developer based in Minneapolis, has hired Julie Ferguson as senior vice president and senior living sector leader. Ferguson will work with national and regional development, architecture, construction, asset management and capital market teams

SLIB Hires Steve Gilleland as Chief Development Officer

CHICAGO — Senior Living Investment Brokerage (SLIB), a Chicago-based real estate services firm, has hired Steve Gilleland as chief development officer. In this role, Gilleland focus on business development and client outreach, while also participating in company strategic planning. Gilleland

Ventas Appoints Carey Roberts as General Counsel

CHICAGO — Ventas Inc. (NYSE: VTR) has hired Carey Shea Roberts as executive vice president, general counsel, and ethics and compliance officer. Roberts will lead the company’s legal, compliance and enterprise risk management functions, reporting to Debra Cafaro, Ventas chairman