Lisa A. Fordyce, Chief Operating Officer
“Serving seniors is not just a career for me, but truly a calling that I passionately embrace every day. I enjoy the stories they share, reminiscing with the team, hearing about their life experiences, and learning from them every day. Their zeal for life is deeply motivating.”
Lisa Fordyce is Chief Operating Officer of Senior Lifestyle. She is responsible for leading the overall operational business strategies and care initiatives for over 170 communities in 27 states. In this role, Lisa manages the implementation of the company’s policies and goals that cover operations, marketing and sales, personnel, and financial performance. She leads the day-to-day execution of strategies developed along with the other members of senior management to ensure each of the community leadership teams are delivering best-in-class services and care. Lisa has several decades of experience in the seniors housing industry. She is a results driven leader committed to pursuing innovation with integrity and empathy to grow both herself and Senior Lifestyle. Prior to her current role, she served as Senior Vice President of Operations of Senior Lifestyle.
Prior to joining Senior Lifestyle, Lisa was Vice President of Operations at Emeritus Senior Living. In this capacity she led the Midwest Division of 14 states and more than 60 communities for nearly a decade. Lisa began her career as a caregiver and became a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) shortly thereafter. She worked at ARV Assisted Living as a Senior Regional Director of Operations and Nursing for nearly seven years. Lisa has served in nursing positions in Assisted Living, Intermediate, and Skilled facilities.
- Member of the Ohio Assisted Living Association Board of Trustees
- Past Member and Chair of the Argentum Regional Executive Round Table
- Member of the Argentum COO/SVP of Operations Executives Round Table
- Toddler Teacher for Sunday School
- Volley For The Cure Fundraising
- Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)