Kim Lody joined Capital Senior Living as President and Chief Executive Officer in January 2019. Her more than 25 years of experience in clinical and commercial health care settings includes leadership positions in medical devices, healthcare services, and complex regulatory and payor environments. Prior to joining Capital Senior Living, Ms. Lody served as President of GN Hearing North America, where she led seven consecutive years of above-market growth and expansion across multiple channels and brands. Prior to GN Hearing, Ms. Lody served as VP Marketing and then President, US Chronic Care at Coloplast from 2009-2011. From 2004-2009, she served as an independent consultant, providing interim leadership to companies in healthcare, consumer products, and insurance services. Ms. Lody served as Chief Operating Officer of Senior Home Care from 2003-2004, as Chief Marketing Officer of Gentiva Health Services from 1997-2003, and as VP Managed Care Programs for Apria Healthcare from 1994-1997. Ms. Lody received a BS in Business from Hiram College and an MBA in Finance from Wake Forest University.
Brett Lee joined the Company as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in August 2017. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lee served as the Chief Executive Officer of the North Texas and Dallas Markets of Tenet Healthcare Corporation. His experience also includes serving in senior leadership positions in four of the nation's top 10 children's hospitals. Mr. Lee served as Chief Operating Officer at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Chief Operating Officer at Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis, Vice President of Operations and Clinical Services at Children's Medical Center in Dallas and Vice President of Operations at Cook Children's Medical Center in Fort Worth. Mr. Lee received a BS in Physical Therapy from the University of Oklahoma College of Allied Health, a Master of Health Science, Health Finance and Management from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, a Master of Science in Leadership Development from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Doctorate in Allied Health and Physical Therapy from Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Sciences.
Carey Hendrickson joined the Company as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in May 2014. From 2010 through 2014, he served as the Senior Vice President/Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Belo Corp., a television company that owned and operated network-affiliated television stations and their associated websites ("Belo"). Prior to serving in such capacity, Mr. Hendrickson served Belo in various roles including Senior Vice President/Chief Accounting Officer, Vice President/Human Resources, Vice President/Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, and Vice President/Strategic & Financial Planning. He began his career with KPMG LLP and was the Director of Financial Planning for Republic Financial Services before joining Belo in 1992. Mr. Hendrickson received a BBA in Accounting from Baylor University and a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Texas in Arlington.
David Brickman is currently the Senior Vice President, Secretary and General Counsel of the Company. He served as Vice President and General Counsel of the Company and its predecessors since July 1992 and has served as Secretary of the Company since May 2007. From 1989 to 1992, Mr. Brickman served as in-house counsel with LifeCo Travel Management Company, a corporation that provided travel services to U.S. corporations. Mr. Brickman earned a Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration from the University of South Carolina and a Master in Health Administration from Duke University. He currently serves on the Board of Advisors for the Southern Methodist University Corporate Counsel Symposium. He is also a member of the National Center for Assisted Living In-house Counsel Roundtable Task Force, as well as the Long-Term Care Risk Legal Forum. Mr. Brickman has either practiced law or performed in-house counsel functions for 30 years.
Jeremy Falke joined the Company as Senior Vice President — Human Resources. Mr. Falke held various positions within Tenet Healthcare Corporation from November 2004 to February 2018, serving most recently as the Vice President, Talent, Culture and Performance Systems in Dallas. In this role, he was responsible for all talent planning, development, and cultural programming and transformation for an organization with over 75 acute-care hospitals and 450 outpatient facilities, employing more than 125,000 people. Prior to this role, Mr. Falke served as the Senior Director, Strategic Operations, Analytics and Reporting in Dallas and as the Chief Human Resources Officer for Creighton University Medical Center, which was then owned by Tenet in Omaha, Nebraska. Mr. Falke receive a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Phoenix in Scottsdale, and a Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Management from the University of Nebraska in Omaha.
David Beathard, Sr. is currently the Senior Vice President — Operations of the Company. He served as Vice President – Operations of the Company and its predecessors from August 1996 to June 2013. Mr. Beathard joined Life Care Services Corporation in 1977 where he served in various roles including Vice President and Director of Operations Management. From 1992 to 1996, he owned and operated a consulting firm, which provided operational, marketing, and feasibility advice regarding senior housing communities. Mr. Beathard has served as an Advisory Board Member of the Texas Assisted Living Association. He earned a BA degree from Miami University where he also attended graduate school with a focus in business administration. Mr. Beathard has been active in the operational, sales and marketing, and construction oversight aspects of senior housing for 43 years.
Jeffrey Cellucci joined the Company as Vice President — Operations in May 2018. Prior to joining the Company, Jeff spent 9 years with Kindred Healthcare where he most recently served as Division Vice President. Jeff was responsible for overseeing the operations and strategic planning of 9 LTAC Hospitals. He also led integration efforts for Kindred's post-acute care service lines in North Texas which included Home Health, Hospice and Rehab. Mr. Cellucci held a variety of other leadership roles with Kindred Hospitals including Hospital CEO and District Chief Operating Officer across the Midwest and Northeast. Jeff received his Bachelor of Science in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and his Master of Business Administration from Northwestern University. Jeff is currently the Board President for the American Lung Association in North Texas and previously served as a Board Trustee for the DFW Hospital Council. Jeff was also selected to the 2018 class of the Texas Hospital Association Leadership Fellows Program.
John Klitsch joined the Company as Vice President — Sales/Business Development in March of 2018. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Klitsch served as the Interim Chief Operating Officer of Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lake Pointe, part of a joint venture between Baylor Scott & White Health and Tenet Healthcare Corporation. From 2012 to 2017, Mr. Klitsch served Tenet Healthcare as the Associate Administrator of Operations and the Associate Administrator, Director of Business Development for the Dallas Market. Prior to joining Tenet, Mr. Klitsch served CIGNA Corporation in various sales leadership roles. Mr. Klitsch received a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Business from Lafayette College and a Master of Business Administration in Health Sector Management from Duke University. Mr. Klitsch serves on the Board of the Garland Independent School District Education Foundation and is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives.
Gloria Holland has served as Vice President — Finance of the Company since June 2004. From 2001 to 2004, Ms. Holland served as Assistant Treasurer and a corporate officer for Aurum Technology, Inc., a privately held company that provided technology and outsourcing to community banks. From 1996 to 2001, Gloria held positions in Corporate Finance and Treasury at Brinker International, an owner and operator of casual dining restaurants. From 1989 to 1996, Gloria was a Vice President in the Corporate Banking division of NationsBank and predecessor banks. Gloria received a BBA in Finance from the University of Mississippi in 1989.
Joseph Solari joined the Company as Vice President — Corporate Development in September 2010. Joseph has more than 19 years of experience originating, structuring, negotiating and executing the acquisition, sale and divestiture of healthcare real estate and real estate operating companies. Prior to joining the Company, from 2007 to 2009, Joseph was Managing Director, Acquisitions for Ventas, Inc., where he was responsible for the firm’s real estate investment activities in the seniors housing and skilled nursing industries. Prior to Ventas, Inc., from 1999 to 2007, Joseph spent eight years in the healthcare investment banking group of Houlihan Lokey, where he was responsible for the origination and execution of merger and acquisition, private placement and financial restructuring engagements for the firm’s healthcare clients, with particular focus on facility-based, healthcare services companies. Mr. Solari earned his Master of Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Robert Hollister, a Certified Public Accountant, has served as Property Controller for the Company and its predecessors since April 1992. From 1985 to 1992, Mr. Hollister was Chief Financial Officer and Controller of Kavanaugh Securities, Inc., a National Association of Securities Dealers broker dealer. Robert is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Chris Lane, a Certified Public Accountant, joined the Company in December 2008 and currently serves as Vice President — Financial Reporting. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Lane served as a Senior Manager in the financial services audit practice of KPMG LLP. Chris earned a Masters in Accounting from Texas Tech University and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants and Institute of Management Accountants.