Acts Promotes Karen Christiansen to President, Richard Winter to CFO

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. — Acts Retirement-Life Communities, a Fort Washington-based, nonprofit operator, has promoted Karen I. Christiansen to president. Christiansen has been with Acts since 1996, and most recently served as executive vice president and chief financial officer. During her

ASHA Announces 2020 Senior Living Hall of Fame Inductees

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) has announced the Senior Living Hall of Fame’s 2020 class of inductees, who will be inaugurated during the association’s 2020 annual meeting in Palm Desert, California, on Jan. 23. The inductees

Cadence Living Promotes Rhonda Thiel to Regional Director of Operations

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Cadence Living has promoted Rhonda Thiel from executive director of its Inspira Arrowhead community to regional director of operations for the mountain region. Prior to joining Cadence, Thiel held roles with Koelsch Communities, JEA Senior Living and

Love Funding Names Doug Knebel as Senior Director

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Love Funding, a D.C.-based provider of FHA multifamily, affordable and healthcare financing, has added Doug Knebel to its St. Louis team as senior director. Knebel brings more than 15 years of experience in commercial lending, banking and

Sequoia Living Names Sara McVey President, CEO

SAN FRANCISCO — Sequoia Living, a nonprofit organization that operates seniors housing and provides services to the elderly in Northern California, has hired Sara McVey as president and CEO. McVey succeeds David Berg, who retired in September. Bringing more than

Software Provider OnShift Adds Two Executives

CLEVELAND — OnShift, an HR software provider for post-acute care and senior living, has added Addison Grimes as senior vice president of engineering and Jim Alland as chief sales officer. Grimes is a tenured technology executive. His nearly 30 years

Brookdale Hires Cindy Kent as President of Senior Living

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. — Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) has hired longtime healthcare executive Cindy Kent for the newly created position of executive vice president and president of senior living. Kent will join Brookdale in early January and will report

NHI Promotes John Spaid to CFO

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — National Health Investors Inc. (NYSE: NHI), a Murfreesboro-based REIT, has promoted John Spaid from executive vice president of finance to chief financial officer.

Healthpeak Appoints Sara Grootwassink Lewis to Board of Directors

IRVINE, Calif. — Healthpeak Properties Inc. (NYSE: PEAK), the Irvine-based REIT formerly known as HCP, has appointed Sara Grootwassink Lewis as an independent director to its Board of Directors. The appointment expands the board to eight directors, with an average