Aegis President: Senior Living Industry Must Reposition Quickly to Attract Talent

Going into 2020, Aegis Living is taking an entrepreneurial approach to meet intense workforce challenges. And the provider’s president, Kris Engskov, is pushing for a broader industry effort. “I am concerned about how fast we need to reposition the industry,” he told Senior Housing News. Specifically, Engskov does not believe that senior living as a […]

Top Senior Housing Trends for 2020

Expect the winds of change to blow harder than ever through the senior housing industry in 2020. With each passing year, the wave of baby boomer demand draws nearer, attracting more capital and a greater diversity of talent to senior housing. In 2020, the pioneering companies that started the industry may still have a leg […]

Aegis CEO: Boring Designs, Lackluster Leadership Plague Senior Housing

Dull building designs have become too commonplace in senior living, according to Dwayne Clark, CEO of Bellevue, Washington-based Aegis Living. “Assisted living, retirement homes, independent living, I think we’ve been quite boring with our design,” Clark said during a recent appearance on the Senior Housing News podcast, Transform. “People want a little entertainment in their […]

Aegis Living Adds Two More Starbucks Alums to Leadership Team

Aegis is building out its bench with more alumni of the nation’s most prominent coffee retailer. The company this week hired Deepa Hall and Tricia Williams, two former leaders at Starbucks (Nasdaq: SBUX). They join Aegis president Kris Engskov, who came aboard in January after previously working as executive vice president of business integration for […]

Aegis Living Hires Starbucks Exec Engskov as President

Aegis Living has named former Starbucks (Nasdaq: SBUX) executive Kris Engskov to the role of president. Engskov, who previously worked as executive vice president of business integration for the global coffee giant, is succeeding Judy Meleliat, who is retiring from her role as president for the Bellevue, Washington-based senior living operator. Engskov is officially set […]

Editor’s Picks: Boom Times for Luxury Units & Memory Care

The dog days of summer may be upon us, but Senior Housing News readers are still avid for the latest updates on industry trends. Our most-read stories of the last week touched on some big-picture trends in memory care, luxury senior living, and medical office buildings. And we were glad to run one story in these […]

Movers & Shakers: Marcus & Millichap’s New CEO

Marcus & Millichap Appoints New CEO National brokerage firm Marcus & Millichap, Inc.’s board of directors promoted Hessam Nadji, its current senior executive vice president, to the role of CEO. The appointment comes after it was announced that current CEO John Kerin will retire March 31. Nadji joined Marcus & Millichap in 1996, most recently […]