Meet Your Chief Operating Officer
How did you get into senior living?
I have always had a passion to serve the aging population. I am a Doctor of Physical Therapy and started my career in a large CCRC as a Coordinator of Therapy Services for American Retirement Corporation in 2002. Through the growth of ARC and then Brookdale I was able to expand my role from Senior Director of Operations to eventually Senior Vice President of Regional Operations.
Who truly inspires you?
I am inspired by all of our associates who provide inspiring care and meaningful days to our moms and dads (residents). The role of Care Associate is truly one of the most challenging positions in our organization and one which is definitely a calling. I also am inspired by our residents and love hearing their stories, both present and past.
A thing people would be surprised to know about you?
I have 7 siblings scattered across the country.
Beatles or Elvis?
Elvis, my mom wouldn’t have had it any other way.
How did you wind up at Inspired Living?
My journey to Inspired Living and Validus Senior Living was a calling of sorts. Through networking with previous colleagues, I was able to sit down with Steve and hear his vision for the organization. That vision coupled with my operational execution experience seemed to be a great match for both parties. I am thankful to serve the organization in this role and am excited to see growth.
What do you want your legacy to be?
I would want my legacy to be centered around my role as a leader and a coach. I hope I am remembered for going above and beyond the traditional boss/employee role and by inspiring others to grow to new levels both in this company and beyond.