Meet the LCS Executive Leadership Team

Through servant leadership, the LCS Family of Companies is dedicated to serving seniors and developing the next generation of leaders in our field. Our culture, talent, and vision are critical drivers for success and set up each LCS Company to perform at its highest potential for generations to come.

Joel Nelson

CEO
Executive Vice President/Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, LCS

Diane Bridgewater

Executive Vice President/Chief Administrative and Strategy Officer

Chris Bird

President/Chief Operating Officer

Dan Lahey

Executive Vice President/Chief Financial & Investment Officer

Monica Friedman

Executive Vice President/Chief Human Resources Officer
Charles Murphy Executive Vice President/Senior Managing Director of Development and Real Estate, LCS

Charles Murphy

Executive Vice President/Senior Managing Director of Development

GeLynna Shaw

Executive Vice President, Operations/Senior Living Management

LCS Leadership Team

Frank Vedder

Frank Vedder

Senior Vice President/Chief Information Officer
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Jason Victor

Senior Vice President/Treasurer and Corporate Finance
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Wendy Rus

Senior Vice President/Director of Corporate Planning and Community Finance
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Dan Kosmicki

Senior Vice President/Director of Risk Management
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Rick Westermann

Senior Vice President/Chief Marketing Officer

Bridgette Uhlemann

Senior Vice President/General Counsel

David Mercugliano

Vice President of Business Development

Julie Baker

Vice President/Director of Human Resources

Life Care Services Leadership Team

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Greg Williams

Senior Vice President/Senior Director of Operations Management
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Jill Sorenson

Senior Vice President/Senior Director of Life Plan Communities

Kyle Exline

Senior Vice President/Director of Operations Management

Mike Heselbarth

Senior Vice President/Senior Director of Operations Management, Rental Division

Sharon Roth Maguire

Senior Vice President/Chief Health & Wellness/Resident Experience Officer
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Warren Naviasky

Vice President/Senior Director of Marketing and Sales
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Dawn Ruppel

Vice President/Senior Director of Marketing & Sales

Cindi Nelson

Vice President/Director of Health Care Marketing and Sales

Kelli Jane Cronk

Vice President/Senior Director of Sales & Marketing
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Donna Boetger

Vice President/Director of Human Resources

LCS Development Leadership Team

David Kane

Dec 29, 2023, 14:58 PM
Name : David Kane
Position : Senior Director of Design Management

As Senior Director of Design Management for LCS Development, David Kane provides leadership to a team of design managers and senior design managers. David is responsible for setting the strategic direction for all design functions within LCS Development, specifically for Life Plan communities, providing oversight for all Development design activities, and setting program, product, and process standards for LCS Development projects. 

David began his career in senior housing development and consulting in 2004. He has worked on a large variety of projects from master planning, large renovations, and repositioning of existing senior communities to new large greenfield multi-phase Life Plan Communities. Before beginning his career in senior housing development, starting in 1997, he worked in an architectural firm specializing in single, multi-family, and assisted living providing architectural design services to large national developers and builders. David holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Iowa State University and holds architectural registration in the State of Iowa. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects.

LCS Real Estate Leadership Team

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Mike Andreasen

Senior Vice President Asset and Portfolio Management
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Sarah Dorr

Senior Vice President/Managing Director - Capital Markets
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Graham Johnson

Vice President/Director - Investments

CPS Leadership Team

Elisa Baptiste

Senior Vice President/Chief Operating Officer
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Anthony Greer

Director of Client Relations
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Andi Putnam

Director of Clinical Programs