Movers & Shakers: New Senior’s Chief Accounting Officer

New Senior Investment Group Appoints Chief Accounting Officer

New Senior Investment Group (NYSE: SNR) appointed Bhairav Patel as the company’s chief accounting officer, effective March 30.

Patel is a managing director in the private equity group of the company’s manager, FIG LLC, which is an affiliate of Fortress Investment Group LLC. Patel joined Fortress in 2007, serving in various positions in the corporate accounting and finance divisions. Most recently, he was the head of the Fortress financial planning and management group. Before joining Fortress, Patel was an accounting manager at GSC Group, a credit-based alternative investment manager.


Blueprint Announces New Managing Director at Washington, D.C. Office

Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors announced the addition of Adam Sherman as managing director in its Washington, D.C. office.

Sherman joins Blueprint with 15 years of experience in seniors housing and medical office real estate. He has served in leadership, business development, underwriting and portfolio management roles with GE Capital and CIT Healthcare. Most recently, he was managing director at RED Capital Group, focus on delivering bridge, construction, mezzanine and permanent loans to seniors housing owners across the country.


In his new role at Blueprint, Sherman will help to further the objective of building the firm and its mission of providing options and maximizing value for its clients. He will assist in navigating unique challenges facing investors and operators.

Blueprint is an advisory firm focused exclusively on senior housing and health care real estate. The firm has closed more than 50 seniors housing real estate transactions that together are greater than $1 billion in volume since 2013.

Bayshore Memory Care Names New Executive, Health Services Directors

Bayshore Memory Care named Alisha Pratt as the community’s new executive director and Minnie Johns as director of health services. The new residential community in Naples, Florida is dedicated to comprehensive memory care and assisted living.

Pratt joins the Bayshore Memory Care team with more than 10 years of experience in senior living, including executive director and resident care director. She will be responsible for managing operations at Bayshore Memory Care.

Johns comes to Bayshore Memory Care with over 12 years of experience in health care, such as director of health and wellness for a national senior living community.

The community will rollout the Heartfelt CONNECTIONS memory care program, developed by Life Care Services, a manager of full-service senior living communities. Pratt and Johns will help in the program’s implementation.

LCB Senior Living Promotes Danielle Breton to Chief Investment Officer

Norwood, Massachusetts-based LCB Senior Living, LLC announced the promotion of Danielle Breton to chief investment officer. Breton has been with LCB for three years and previously served as LCB’s director of investments. In her new role, she will have direct oversight of all of LCB’s business financing and development. She will also take on the role of chairperson of the investment committee.  

LCB, which was founded in 2010, specializes in independent living, assisted living and memory care. The company currently has 16 properties owned or under management contract in four New England states, and an additional five in various stages of construction. 

Kiplinger’s Retirement Report Gets a New Editor

Rachel Sheedy has been named editor of Kiplinger’s Retirement Report, the monthly, 90,000 circulation publication for affluent subscribers planning for and living financially secure lives in retirement. Sheedy, who has served as managing editor of the publication since 2008, replaces Susan Garland, who retired after 10 years as editor.

As editor, Sheedy will continue to write for the Retirement Report, while also overseeing staff and freelance contributors.

Written by Kourtney Liepelt and Mary Kate Nelson

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