(Carlsbad, CA) – January 21, 2016 – Kisco Senior Living has appointed financial veteran J. Mark Dressel, who will oversee the financial operations of its 21 senior living communities across the country, as its new Chief Financial Officer.
After earning his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Hotel Restaurant Management from James Madison University, Dressel began his more than 25 year career in finance and operations. This experience includes providing the financial leadership of multi-site operations for customer centric, marquis organizations including The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company and Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, which is an inclusive mix of high-rise communities, hotels, commercial, residential and retail properties. Most recently, Dressel served as CFO and concurrently as COO for Novare Group, a real estate and development focused holding company.
Dressel’s extensive experience will ensure the continued success of a senior living company that has made a positive impact in the lives of the elderly for more than 25 years.
“I believe my finance and operational experience in the hospitality industry as well as within the real estate arenas will translate well in the senior living realm,” said Dressel. “I look forward to the new area of focus that this service-oriented business is sure to provide.”
“We are proud to welcome Mark Dressel to the Kisco team,” said Kisco Senior Living’s President and Chief Executive Officer Andy Kohlberg. “His experience is sure to be an asset to Kisco Senior Living’s continual success far into the future.”
About Kisco Senior Living:
Kisco Senior Living communities offer independent lifestyle options for seniors, as well as licensed assisted living and memory care in some locations. Family-owned Kisco Senior Living, based in Carlsbad California, owns and operates 21 senior living communities in seven states. With an award-winning approach to senior lifestyles and wellness, Kisco creates communities where residents and associates share passions, live and work in balance and build a legacy. Kisco is an International Council of Active Aging (ICAA) member and is an ICAA Champion Organization, recognition that is part of ICAA's Changing the Way We Age® campaign to shift the way society perceives aging. For 25 years, Kisco's guiding principles of integrity, dignity and compassion have balanced the interests of residents, associates and business partners. Visit www.kiscoseniorliving.com for more on the company.