Scottsdale, AZ. — Cadence Living announces that it has promoted Susie Stangroom to Chief Operating Officer. Susie joined Cadence in 2017 after being head of operations for the Westmont Living portfolio. Susie has been Vice President of Operations for the West Region at Cadence since 2017. Susie has over 27 years of senior living experience with particular expertise in internal audits for compliance of state and company regulations, development of policies and procedures, due diligence, portfolio management, community design and operational turn-arounds. A trained chef from the Culinary Institute of America, Susie also brings extensive culinary experience to the position.

“Susie is extraordinary,” said Cadence Principal Eric Gruber, “she has the experience in overseeing portfolios that we need at this time and we are fortunate to be able to have her manage the operations of our portfolio.” “Susie has been instrumental in helping us execute our growth and culture in California,” added Cadence Principal Rob Leinbach, “we look forward to her translating that success across our entire portfolio.” Susie also previously held operational roles at Atria Senior Living and Episcopal Senior Communities.

Treva Whalen will replace Susie as Vice President of Operations for the West Region at Cadence. Treva has been Director of Operations for the West Region and has been working side by side with Susie in operating Cadence’s communities in California.