ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Solvere Living has appointed Jack McCarthy to the position of executive vice president and Jamie Holiefield as vice president of the Eastern region. Solvere is the operations division of St. Petersburg-based Solutions Advisors Group.
Working in the industry for 23 years, McCarthy is responsible for leading efforts to grow the Solvere Living operating platform to balance third-party management, as well as to oversee equity earn-in and acquisition opportunities. He leads the process for identifying and fully vetting potential acquisitions of senior housing properties, as well as uncovering, negotiating and closing strategic equity and debt partnerships. McCarthy is also in charge of assembling a Solvere Living Board of Directors, as well as participating in the executive and leadership teams for Solutions Advisors Group.
McCarthy served as senior vice president of sales and marketing and chief operating officer for Benchmark Assisted Living from 2000 to 2010. He led company growth from a start-up to 44 communities in seven states, and developed the sales and operating team. In 2010 he founded Revenue Leverage LLC, a seniors housing consulting firm. In 2014, he served as senior vice president of seniors housing real estate for WMD Asset Management LLC.
Holiefield brings more than 22 years of sales and operations experience in the senior living and healthcare industries and has managed both new development projects as well as acquisitions. She oversees and directs all operating components of Solvere Living-managed communities in the Eastern region and is responsible for managing team members, budget, occupancy, regulatory compliance and client satisfaction.
Holiefield most recently served as regional director of operations for Harbor Retirement Associates and previously worked in various community and corporate roles, including executive director, senior vice President of business development and acute regional facility administrator for DaVita. From 2003 to 2007, she was senior executive director for Benchmark Assisted Living and Senior Living Residences.