Executive Leadership

Jack Callison, Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Callison was appointed as Enlivant’s new Chief Executive Officer in July 2013, concurrent with TPG’s acquisition of the organization. As Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Callison is responsible for all aspects of Enlivant’s investment, operations, and financial strategy. Mr. Callison has almost 20 years of senior housing and multifamily leadership experience in both the private and public sectors. From October 2008 to March 2013, Mr. Callison served as Holiday Retirement’s Chief Executive Officer. During this tenure, Holiday Retirement owned and operated approximately 37,000 senior housing units across the United States and Canada and employed over 11,000 employees. Prior to joining Holiday Retirement, Mr. Callison was with Archstone (NYSE: ASN, $22 billion of assets) for 12 years in a variety of senior leadership positions, including President – U.S. Operations. Archstone owned and operated over 70,000 multifamily apartments in the United States and over 10,000 units in Germany. Mr. Callison’s career began at KPMG Peat Marwick. Mr. Callison has and continues to serve on numerous industry and not-for-profit boards.

Dan Guill, Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Guill has strategic oversight responsibility for all aspects of Enlivant’s day-to-day operations including sales and marketing, care services, food services, and building maintenance. Before joining Enlivant, Mr. Guill was managing director and co-founder of LPO Capital Management, where he focused on acquiring and operating underperforming senior living communities across North America. Previously, Mr. Guill worked with a number of private equity firms, including Fortress Investment Group and Parthenon Capital, where he focused on driving operations across senior housing, hospitality, and healthcare services investments.

Akhil Sharma, President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Sharma has strategic oversight for all aspects of managing the organization’s balance sheet, finance and IT functions, and field support operations. Before joining Enlivant in 2013, Mr. Sharma was managing director and co-founder of LPO Capital Management, a private equity venture focused on acquiring and operating underperforming senior living assets in North America. Previously, Mr. Sharma spent eight years with Fortress Investment Group, primarily focusing on their senior living private equity investments including Brookdale Senior Living and Holiday Retirement. Mr. Sharma started his career in investment banking at Lazard.

Peter Smith, Chief Human Resources Officer

Mr. Smith has strategic oversight for all aspects of people management. Before joining Enlivant, Mr. Smith was Chief Human Resources Officer for WorldPay, a payment processing company based in London, England. Prior to that, Mr. Smith joined a turnaround team in Private Equity that owned Burger King, as Chief Human Resources Officer. Previously, Mr. Smith served as Executive Vice President for Human Resources at AutoNation. Mr. Smith began his 30-year career with the Williams Companies where he focused on labor relations. Prior thereto, Mr. Smith worked for 15 years at Frito-Lay in a progression of leadership roles in the United States and abroad.

Peter Tarsney, Executive Vice President and General Counsel

Mr. Tarsney has strategic oversight for all aspects of the company's legal and risk management functions. Before joining Enlivant, Mr. Tarsney was General Counsel for Healthcare IT and Performance Solutions for GE Healthcare. In his role, Mr. Tarsney was responsible for compliance, risk management, and providing counsel on all litigation and strategic transactions for the business. Prior to joining GE Healthcare in 2006, Mr. Tarsney was Senior Counsel at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Tarsney began his career in 1996 as an associate at Hedlund, Hanley & John in Chicago, after completing a clerkship for the Honorable J. Daniel Mahoney on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He joined Sidley Austin LLP in 1997, where he worked on a variety of litigation matters and fraud investigations.

Gregory (Rocky) Goins, Senior Vice President, Development

Mr. Goins has strategic responsibility for the evaluation and pursuit of all development growth opportunities. Mr. Goins is an accomplished executive with over 30 years of development experience. In the 13 years prior to joining Enlivant, Rocky held various senior development roles with Senior Star Senior Living, Sunrise Senior Living and Erickson Retirement Communities, where he was involved with various aspects of the development/construction of over $1 billion of new senior housing (IL, AL, Memory Support and CCRC) projects. Prior to his senior housing career, Mr. Goins partnered with the Rouse Company and AG Development for over a decade, where he was instrumental in the development/construction of many complicated mixed-use projects with medical, hotel, office and retail components. Mr. Goins began he career as officer in charge of construction for the United States Navy after graduating from the United States Naval Academy.

Meg Ostrom, Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Ms. Ostrom is responsible for providing strategic vision and oversight of the company’s revenue growth and sustainability through innovative sales leadership, multi-channel marketing, and brand building. Before joining Enlivant, Ms. Ostrom was Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Vi, a high-end senior housing owner and operator. In this role, Ms. Ostrom drove revenue growth through strategic lead generation and conversion initiatives, led the successful rebranding of the company and collaborated with the executive team to institute substantial cultural change in the organization. Ms. Ostrom has also held senior leadership roles in general management and marketing with several retail companies, including Sears, Roebuck and Co., where she led three business units as Vice President/General Merchandise Manager.

Jeff Floyd, Senior Vice President, Midwest Division

Mr. Floyd has strategic oversight responsibility for all aspects of our day-to-day operations in the Midwest Division (2,500 units across Wisconsin, Michigan, Northern Indiana, Ohio, and Pennsylvania), including quality care and compliance and sales and marketing. Mr. Floyd is an accomplished executive with almost 30 years of senior housing experience. Prior to joining our team, Mr. Floyd served as the Chief Operating Officer of Wingate Healthcare, a Boston based senior care provider with both assisted living and skilled nursing assets. Prior to Wingate, Mr. Floyd worked for industry leading companies including HCR Manor Care and Sunrise Senior Living. While at Sunrise, Mr. Floyd had oversight responsibility for over 70 senior housing assets including independent living, assisted living, memory care, and large CCRCs. In this role, Mr. Floyd had oversight responsibility for over 7,000 employees supporting over 8,000 residents and generated over $400 million of annual revenue.

Deb Prange, Senior Vice President, West Division

Ms. Prange has strategic oversight responsibility for all aspects of our day-to-day operations in the West Division (2,100 units across Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nebraska, and Iowa), including quality care and compliance and sales and marketing. Ms. Prange is an accomplished executive and a 34-year senior housing industry veteran. Prior to joining our team, Ms. Prange was with Brookdale and Horizon Bay, where she was responsible for over 50 senior housing buildings, representing over 9,000 units and over $200 million of annual revenue across the Western United States. Ms. Prange’s career experience as a senior housing operator has included the full spectrum of care including: independent living, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing.

Tim Cook, Senior Vice President, East Division

Mr. Cook has strategic oversight responsibility for all aspects of our day-to-day operations in the East Division (1,500 units across Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Louisiana, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Southern Indiana), including quality care and compliance and sales and marketing. Prior to joining our team, Mr. Cook spent many years managing successful properties for Bell Senior Living and Life Care Centers of America. Mr. Cook’s career experience as a senior housing operator has included the full spectrum of care including: independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing.

Joseph Hessley, Senior Vice President, Central Division

Mr. Hessley has operations oversight responsibility for all aspects of our day-to-day operations in the Central Division (approximately 1,600 units across Texas and Arizona). Mr. Hessley is an accomplished executive with 16 years of senior housing and health care leadership experience. Prior to joining our team, Mr. Hessley served as the Vice President of Operations for Senior Lifestyle, a Chicago based senior living company.    In addition, Mr. Hessley has worked for industry leading companies including DaVita Dialysis, Life Care Services, and Holiday Retirement where he has overseen over $150 million of annual revenue, 500+ employees, and acquisitions development teams.

John Sattelmayer, Senior Vice President Facilities Management

Mr. Sattelmayer has strategic oversight for capital projects, maintenance, and procurement functions across all communities. Before joining Enlivant, Mr. Sattelmayer was Senior Director at Brookdale Senior Living and participated on the Green Living Council, which received the C.A.R.E. award (Communities Acting to Reduce Energy) for 265 communities. Prior to the merger between Brookdale and Horizon Bay in 2011, Mr. Sattelmayer managed a portfolio of 95 buildings in 19 states for Horizon Bay and was integral in helping them receive the ALFA Best of the Best Award in 2011 and the Energy Star Award for several properties in 2010 and 2011.

Chet Phillips, Chief Information Officer

Mr. Phillips has strategic oversight for all aspects of technology and technology investments. Prior to joining Enlivant, Mr. Phillips was Vice President of Information Technology at Vi, formerly Classic Residence by Hyatt, where he had the responsibility for providing technology to drive a complex senior living business model based on real estate, hospitality, and healthcare. Prior to Vi, Mr. Phillips was the Director of Business Intelligence at Motorola. During his 30-year career, he has implemented and managed large-scale global financial systems in highly mission critical environments, as well as playing a leading role in the integration management of a pioneering, single global ERP system. In 2003, his team won the annual RealWare Award for “Best Strategic Business Performance Management Application.”

Steve Baker, Vice President Learning and Development

Mr. Baker has strategic oversight for all training and performance improvement processes. Before joining Enlivant, Mr. Baker held training leadership positions with Macaroni Grill, Morton’s The Steakhouse, The Cheesecake Factory, and Applebee’s International. Mr. Baker began his restaurant career with TGI Friday’s. During his tenure at Morton’s The Steakhouse, his training programs were presented with the Best Practices Award by The People Report. Steve has also been profiled in Chain Leader Magazine and The Washington Post.

Jim Kleifges, Chief Accounting Officer

Mr. Kleifges has strategic oversight for all aspects of our accounting and financial reporting organization. Before joining Enlivant, Mr. Kleifges served as Executive Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer for Retail Properties of America, Inc., a $5 billion publicly traded retail REIT. Previously, Mr. Kleifges served as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer, Treasurer and Assistant Secretary of Inland Retail Real Estate Trust, Inc., a publicly held retail real estate investment trust, until the acquisition of the company by a third party in a transaction valued in excess of $6 billion. Mr. Kleifges also was Vice President/Corporate Controller of Prime Group Realty Trust, an office and industrial real estate investment trust based in Chicago, Illinois, with assets in excess of $1 billion. Prior to joining Prime Group, Mr. Kleifges held senior financial and operational positions in various private and public real estate companies located in Illinois and Colorado. Mr. Kleifges was a Senior Manager with KPMG in Chicago, Illinois, and is also a Certified Public Accountant.


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