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 20 years of marketing and senior living management experience to Sequoia Living, McVey previously served as CEO of Horizon House, a continuing care retirement community in Seattle. Prior to that, she held executive leadership roles at Mather LifeWays, an operator of senior living communities.

McVey earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing and mass communication and health education from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. She also earned an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

In addition to speaking regularly on the topics of leadership and innovation, McVey has recently served as president of First Hill Improvement Association and as a member of Virginia Mason Hospital Board of Governors.