Movers & Shakers: Benchmark Hires Chief Marketing Officer; LaSalle Group Names Finance VP

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Movers & Shakers: LaSalle Group Names VP of Health and Wellness

LaSalle Group Names New VP of Health and Wellness The LaSalle Group has promoted Schekesia Meadough to vice president of health and wellness. In her new role, Meadough will continue to expand clinical education and quality initiatives at LaSalle’s Autumn Leaves communities, while also overseeing regulatory compliance in the nine states where the company operates. Those […]

Omega Communities Names New President and COO

A regional senior housing company that has made a name for itself in recent years by forging affinity relationships with churches has hired Christopher Rio as its new president and COO. Omega Communities is a for-profit, faith-based developer of senior housing headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. Omega has opened four assisted living and memory care communities in Florida […]

LCS Starts to Execute on New CEO’s Agenda

Joel Nelson officially took the reins as Life Care Services president and CEO on Jan. 1, and the company is making moves on some of the top priorities he identified after being named to the position. The Des Moines, Iowa-based company is one of the largest senior living operators in the nation, and is the […]

Movers & Shakers — People and Positions for December, Part II

LaSalle Group Names Executive VP of Management  The LaSalle Group, Inc. — which designs, develops, builds, manages and owns 36 Autumn Leaves memory care-assisted living communities — has announced the promotion of Christopher Rio to executive vice president-management.  In this capacity, he leads the company’s management division, Constant Care Family Management, as its president, and […]

Movers & Shakers — People and Positions for November, Part III

NorthStar Healthcare Appoints New CEO, President  NorthStar Healthcare Income, Inc. has announced the appointment of Ronald J. Jeanneault as CEO and president of the company, and the election of James F. Flaherty III as vice chairman of the Board. Jeanneault has served as executive vice president and head of asset management of both NorthStar Healthcare and […]

Movers & Shakers — People and Positions for November, Part I

Senior Tech Company Hires Vice President of Client Solutions GeriJoy, a senior tech company that provides 24/7 dementia oversight and companionship, recently announced it has hired Jim Wambach as vice president of client solutions. Prior to GeriJoy, Wambach founded Sesen Elder Care, a provider of in-home care and care hamangement. At Sesen, Wambach was a leader in […]

In the Pipeline: Senior Housing Construction Projects (4/24/13)

Construction: Planned Kisco Senior Living Converting IL Units into AL at Va. Community Kisco Senior Living is renovating and expanding its First Colonial Inn property in the Hilltop area of Virginia Beach. The Carlsbad, Calif.-based company also said it is converting some of the building’s units that are currently independent living into assisted living accommodations.  […]