August 10-12, 2020
Washington, DC

CEO Roundtables

LeadingAge member CEOs are encouraged to attend roundtable sessions that feature content relevant to them and their organizations and offer an opportunity to build and sustain a network of peers with whom they will engage around issues unique to their experience and role.

  • 13-D. New CEO Roundtable

    Tuesday, August 11
    9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

    Engage with peers in conversations about a range of leadership-related dilemmas that touch on issues unique to those new to the CEO/ED role. Conversations may include lessons learned from board-chair relationships, navigating the transition into the CEO role, and effective ways to manage the pace of organizational change.

    • Nadia Geigler, CEO, The Admiral at the Lake
    • Reed Vander Slik, President and CEO, Baptist Retirement Homes of North Carolina
    • Robert Liebreich, President & CEO, Goodwin House Incorporated
    • Michael Logan, CEO, Masonic Pathways
    • Chris Lynn, CEO, Seniors' Resource Center

    Who’s invited? CEOs and Executive Directors, in their role up to four years, who lead provider member organizations

  • 17-E. Multisite CEO Roundtable

    Tuesday, August 11
    11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Engage with peers in discussions focused on highlighting major, high-level changes that multisite organizations have instituted within their systems that have resulted in good impact and learning. You will have the opportunity to gain new perspectives on the various ways that multisite CEOs are strategically thinking about expanding the scope and mission of their organizations.

    • Daniel Lindh, President and CEO, Presbyterian Homes and Services
    • Dave Gehm, President & CEO, Wellspring Lutheran Services
    • Terri Cunliffe, CEO/President, Covenant Living Communities and Services
    • Anthony Argondizza, President & CEO, Springpoint Senior Living
    • Doug Leidig, President & CEO, Asbury Communities, Inc.
    • Kendra Urdzik, President & CEO, Judson Services, Inc.
    • James Bernardo, President & CEO, Presbyterian Senior Living

    Who’s invited? This session is offered exclusively for CEOs of multisite provider organizations.

  • 21-F. Single-Site CEO Roundtable

    Tuesday, August 11
    2:00 – 3:30 p.m.

    Engage with peers in discussions relevant to leading life plan communities in times of significant and rapid change. We'll share how CEOs can creatively transform their boards for strategic change, develop collaborative partnerships, and build the internal leadership capacity to quickly pivot to take on new opportunities within a single-site organizational structure.

    • Suzanne Pugh, President & CEO, Aldersgate
    • Bruce Jones, Chief Executive Officer, Vicar's Landing
    • Andrew Applegate, President & CEO, Arbor Acres United Methodist Retirement Community, Inc.
    • Matthew Anderson, President and CEO, The Osborn

    Who’s invited? This session is offered exclusively for provider CEOs of single-site life plan communities


Please contact Wendy Green, VP of Leadership Engagement and Development wgreen@leadingage.org

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