Elegance Living Names New CEO, Former Exec Krull to Lead Artis Senior Living

Elegance Living has promoted Lisa Gaudioso to the role of CEO. She succeeds former CEO Joshua Krull, who left the company this month to lead Artis Senior Living.

In addition to naming a new CEO,Baltimore-based Elegance Living announced multiple other promotions, including: Anthony Stablien to the role of president, Jennifer Lauer to vice president of people and Kaitlin Cavinder to vice president of financial planning and analysis.

“I’m proud to lead such a strong, capable group of people,” Gaudioso said in a news release announcing her new CEO role. “They’ve consistently proven their value to Elegance, and I’m confident that together we will continue to achieve our goal of building a high performing management platform.”


Gaudioso is a senior living veteran, having worked with Brookdale Senior Living (NYSE: BKD), Benchmark Senior Living, Holiday Retirement and Phoenix Senior Living prior to joining Elegance Living, according to her LinkedIn profile.

Elegance Living operates 26 communities in 12 states across the care continuum. The company was launched in 2020 as an operating arm of private equity investor Capital Health Group.

Krull worked as Elegance’s CEO for three years after starting in April 2020. Prior to that he worked at Atria Senior Living for 13 years, having left the company as senior vice president of operations and chief of staff.


Krull highlighted his move to Atris Senior Living, noting in a LinkedIn post that he was “excited to start” as Artis’ president and CEO. 

Representatives for Artis Senior Living could not immediately be reached for comment as of Friday afternoon.

McLean, Virginia-based Artis Senior Living operates 27 memory care communities across the eastern and midwestern U.S.

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