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
Dan Kosmicki Photo

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

Jill Sorenson

Nov 4, 2021, 12:28 PM
Name : Jill Sorenson
Position : Senior Vice President/Senior Director of Life Plan Communities

Leaning on her expertise to foster and maintain meaningful relationships, Jill Sorenson leads the regional team serving a portfolio of 36 Life Plan communities. Following her passion for serving seniors, Jill's responsibilities have grown during her career at LCS. From roles in accounting, information technology, and corporate resource development to receiving her nursing home administrator license, Jill is committed to serving others. Prior to her current position, Jill has a proven track record in successfully delivering on occupancy goals and achieving 4- and 5-star ratings from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. 

To ensure Life Care Services is serving the customer first and foremost, Jill initiated client satisfaction surveys with client boards and owners to build stronger and more strategic relationships. Outside LCS, Jill has served on the San Diego Region for Aging Services of California and the Aging Services of California Board. She is a frequent presenter at national and state industry conferences on topics affecting the senior living industry and was selected for the Hall of Honor for McKnight’s Women of Distinction program in 2023. Jill holds a bachelor's in business administration from Simpson College and an MBA from the University of Phoenix.

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LCS Development Leadership Team

Tom Mathisen Photo

Tom Mathisen

Senior Vice President/Managing Director, Development
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Jason Jorgenson

Senior Vice President/Managing Director, Development
Joel Bleeker Photo

Joel Bleeker

Vice President/Director of Design and Construction
Todd Shaw Photo

Todd Shaw

Vice President/Director of Development
Nick Herrick Photo

Nick Herrick

Vice President/Director of Development

David Kane

Senior Director of Design Management

LCS Real Estate Leadership Team

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Mike Andreasen

Senior Vice President Asset and Portfolio Management
Sarah Dorr Photo

Sarah Dorr

Senior Vice President/Managing Director - Capital Markets
Graham Johnson Photo

Graham Johnson

Vice President/Director - Investments

CPS Leadership Team

Elisa Baptiste

Senior Vice President/Chief Operating Officer
Anthony Greer Photo

Anthony Greer

Director of Client Relations
Andi Putnam Photo

Andi Putnam

Director of Clinical Programs