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

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Tom Mathisen

Senior Vice President/Managing Director, Development
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Jason Jorgenson

Senior Vice President/Managing Director, Development
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Joel Bleeker

Vice President/Director of Design and Construction
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Todd Shaw

Vice President/Director of Development
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Nick Herrick

Vice President/Director of Development

David Kane

Senior Director of Design Management

LCS Real Estate Leadership Team

Sarah Dorr

Nov 4, 2021, 12:35 PM
Name : Sarah Dorr
Position : Senior Vice President/Managing Director - Capital Markets

Utilizing her experience in mortgage loan/subordinate debt origination, portfolio loan sales and commercial real estate portfolio servicing, Sarah Dorr leads the strategic direction of the debt capitalization needs of the national platform of LCS Real Estate and the broader LCS organization. In her role, she is responsible for the oversight of all debt sourcing, servicing, and relationship management for LCS and the $2.0+ billion debt portfolio of LCS Real Estate, and in select situations to support the capital needs of the third-party clients of LCS Development and Life Care Services. Sarah serves as the main relationship manager with all debt partners of LCS Real Estate and the LCS Family of Companies. She is also responsible for leading financing plans for crucial acquisition, development and refinance activity within the LCS Real Estate portfolio.

Under Sarah's leadership, LCS is able to diversify its equity investment in the ownership of senior living communities through the strategic utilization of leverage, allowing LCS to bring its full suite of services to a greater number of residents across the country. With nearly 25 years of experience in institutional real estate debt, including institutional life insurance company commercial mortgage origination and servicing, she provides additional knowledge and expertise that positively positions LCS Family of Companies and the communities it owns.

Sarah holds a BA in finance/real estate from the University of Northern Iowa and an MBA from The University of Iowa. She is a member of the LCS Foundation Board of Directors, she currently serves as the chair of the LCS Foundation’s Governance Committee. Previously, she has served as the Chair of the LCS National Team for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s and as co-chair of the Community Build Committee of Bergman Academy. Sarah holds a CCIM designation and is a member of CREW Iowa.

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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