CHICAGO, Aug. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Senior Lifestyle, an industry-leading owner, operator and developer of senior living communities, is pleased to announce the promotion of Cherie Dupor to senior vice president of sales and marketing.
"I am delighted to announce Cherie's promotion as she has shown tremendous dedication to Senior Lifestyle for the past five plus years. Her focus, passion, and drive to succeed has remained constant throughout her tenure," said Jon DeLuca, Senior Lifestyle's president and chief executive officer. "Cherie has exemplified our values throughout her career at Senior Lifestyle by providing exceptional service to residents, families, co-workers, and partners. She leads by example and has an unwavering desire to be the best at everything she does."
Prior to Senior Lifestyle, Cherie worked in the residential housing and new construction development industries for fourteen years holding various roles including sales and marketing, as well as regional operations. Stemming from a life-long passion of serving seniors and families, Cherie pursued a career in senior housing. She began her career in sales with Senior Lifestyle in 2011, and was shortly thereafter accepted into the Senior Lifestyle Career Path program in 2012. As a result of Senior Lifestyle's Career Path program and her strong work ethic and dedication, Cherie was promoted from a director of sales and marketing to a regional director of sales and marketing, to the vice president of marketing, and now to the senior vice president of sales and marketing.
"Cherie is an extremely talented and visionary leader and her extensive experience and success in sales, marketing, and operations make her a perfect fit in her new role. She does not hesitate to step into new roles and take on new challenges. Her ability to adapt and or embrace change with a collaborative spirit is an attribute of our team. Along with our team, Cherie will drive a culture of collaboration leading to ultimate success," Lisa Fordyce, chief operating officer, said.
"The past five years I have spent with Senior Lifestyle have been truly fascinating. I feel extremely honored to work for such a great company that differentiates itself by making employee development a top priority for dedicated, open minded, and hard-working employees," said Dupor. "I could not be more excited to take on this new role as Senior Lifestyle takes tremendous strides forward."
In addition to Cherie's promotion, Senior Lifestyle welcomes Janine Witte, who will serve in a newly created national director of sales position. Janine has over sixteen years of senior housing sales experience in which she has held community, regional and district director of sales positions.
In addition to her extensive sales background, Janine also has expertise in lead generation as she worked for a national senior housing referral company. Janine's talent and proven track record of driving immediate sales impact is a favorable addition. A national director of marketing position has also been created to complete the existing corporate sales and marketing team.
"I am thrilled to join such a forward thinking team and look forward to contributing to the success of the organization," said Janine Witte, Senior Lifestyle's soon-to-be national director of sales.
About Senior Lifestyle Corporation:
Senior Lifestyle, founded in 1985, is a privately-held, owner-operator and developer of seniors housing communities. With a portfolio of more than 170 communities located throughout 27 states, Senior Lifestyle offers independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing for the luxury, moderate and affordable segments. Senior Lifestyle has been routinely recognized as a leader in the delivery of innovative programs and hospitality services for all levels of care. For more information, visit www.seniorlifestyle.com.
SOURCE Senior Lifestyle Corporation