Ed WardRegional VP of Operations
Ed Ward provides comprehensive Operations support to Kisco Senior Living communities across the portfolio. Additionally, he supports the Care Services Teams that provide clinical resources and guidance in Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Skilled Nursing environments throughout the company. Ed joined Kisco in 2018 focused initially on the national deployment of Kisco’s EHR (Electronic Health Records) platform before transitioning into his current role.
Previous to Kisco, Ed served in Leadership Sales and Operations leadership roles in Senior Living for more than 15 years. Following 10 years in High Tech organizations (including AT&T Wireless), Ed transitioned to Sunrise Senior Living as Vice President Sales in 2004. His Senior Living journey included time with Atria Senior Living before returning to Sunrise Senior Living to lead Operations in Southern California. Ed transitioned into a Divisional Vice President role with Elmcroft Senior Living in late 2015 providing comprehensive leadership for all functional areas (Operations, Sales, HR, Clinical, Dining, Facilities) throughout the Western States.
Ed is a Southern California native who earned a Masters in Systems Management from USC.