Changemakers Series

Introducing the 2021 Changemakers Class

The unforeseen challenges of 2020 wreaked havoc on the senior living industry, testing owners, operators, and executives in ways we never thought possible. Emerging from this trying experience were some of the most inspirational, unwavering and transformative leaders of our time. They continue to push forward as the landscape of senior living evolves at a […]

Changemakers: Michael Joseph, Founder & President, Clover Group

Michael Joseph is the founder and president of Clover Group, a vertically integrated company specializing in developing and operating independent living for middle-income older adults. With 40 Clover communities currently operating, the Williamsville, New York-based company is expanding rapidly, with partners including private equity firm The Carlyle Group and real estate investment trust Welltower (NYSE: […]

Changemakers: Les Strech, President of Thrive Senior Living

Les Strech is the President of Thrive Senior Living. Les has been a catalyst for change by redefining the standard of senior living, challenging long-held design beliefs and drumming up community support. Les continues to stand out as a visionary leader in senior housing, having led Thrive through some of the most difficult conditions in […]

Changemakers: Terri Cunliffe, President and CEO, Covenant Living Communities & Services

Terri Cunliffe is President and CEO of Covenant Living Communities & Services, a non-profit operator of senior living communities dedicated to helping each resident pursue wellness of mind, body and spirit in personalized ways. Terri joined Covenant in 1988 and quickly evolved into a leader in the operations side of the business. She was appointed […]