Movers & Shakers: People and Positions For Week Of February 5, 2010

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Life Care Services Executive Assumes National Leadership Role

At the start of 2010, Ed Kenny, President and CEO of Life Care Services LLC, officially assumed the role of Board Chair for the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) Board of Directors. 


In January 2008, Kenny was first appointed to a two-year term as Vice Chair of ASHA.  With the completion of these leadership duties, he now assumes the role of Board Chair, which will also be a two-year term ending in 2012. 

A 30-year veteran of Life Care Services and the senior living services field, Kenny also serves on the boards of directors for Children and Families of Iowa and Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines, and is also an appointed member of the National Investment Center (NIC) Operator Advisory Board.



Lombardi Joins West Living

Tom Lombardi recently joined West Living, a investor and developer in Carlsbad, CA.  Prior to joining West Living, Tom was on the investment team at West Partners, the private equity firm that founded West Living.  Tom spearheaded West Living’s two most recent acquisitions of McDowell Village in Scottsdale, AZ and Castle Hill Retirement Community in Thousand Oaks, CA. The Company is currently developing two senior communities in Carlsbad and La Quinta, California, both slated to open in 2013.

Tom’s career in real estate capital markets began at Bank of America, most recently in the Global Corporate Investment Bank covering homebuilders, REITs and private equity clients. Prior to that, he was an Assistant Vice President of quantitative finance and portfolio analytics. Tom received a B.S. in Finance from the College of Charleston and an M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from the Graziadio School of Business & Management at Pepperdine University.


Isle at Watermere Names Jamie Bryant Director of Marketing

Isle at Watermere, Southlake – recently named Jamie Bryant director of marketing. Originally from Tazewell, Virginia, Jamie comes to Isle at Watermere with a background in senior living.  Bryant began her career in senior living in 2005 as co-manager of South Colleyvine Ranch, an active senior retirement community in Grapevine, Texas.    In 2007, Bryant moved to Keller, Texas where she was the community relations director at Conservatory Senior Living retirement community.

“I am very excited to be part of the Isle at Watermere community,” said Jamie Bryant.  “Isle at Watermere is truly revolutionizing assisted living with our attention to specialized care and extensive amenities.”