SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Cadence Senior Living has hired Tracy Colburn to serve as tile company’s vice president of operations. Colburn has over 20 years of experience operating senior living communities, most recently as executive director at Sierra Pointe Retirement Community, an Atria Senior Living community in Scottsdale. Over seven years at tile community, Colburn increased occupancy from 79.8 percent to 98 percent. She also previously held positions wihl Brookdale Senior Living and Encore Senior Living . In her new position, Colburn will be responsible for community operations of Cadence’s portfolio. Based in Scottsdale, Cadence Senior Living develops, owns and operates seniors housing communities.