Lifespace Communities Appoints Eddie Fenoglio as COO

September 11, 2020

in Organization News

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (September 11, 2020) – Lifespace Communities is pleased to announce the appointment of Eddie Fenoglio to the position of Chief Operating Officer effective October 12th. Fenoglio brings more than 25 years of operations leadership experience in both public and privately held senior living organizations.

“We are eager to welcome Eddie to the Lifespace team,” said Jesse Jantzen, President and CEO of Lifespace Communities. “Eddie’s extensive experience and passion for serving residents and team members, along with his proven track record for successfully growing senior living and healthcare companies, will allow him to seamlessly transition into this role and immediately contribute to our organization.”

Fenoglio is a collaborative, results-oriented leader with a history for applying entrepreneurial skills to affect positive change in organizations undergoing rapid growth and expansion. During his time with previous senior living companies, Fenoglio provided oversight for leading operational strategy, leading turnarounds, and large scale acquisitions of retirement communities across a broad, multi-state area, which resulted in the nation’s largest provider of senior living services.

“Lifespace is a high-end, leading non-profit in the senior living sector and is known for investing back into the communities and residents they serve,” said Fenoglio. “I’m excited to be joining the team and looking forward to building relationships with our residents and team members.”

About Lifespace Communities
Lifespace Communities, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is a not-for-profit organization proudly serving older adults for more than 40 years. Founded in 1976, Lifespace Communities has grown to own and operate 15 continuing care retirement communities in eight states, serving more than 5,100 residents and employing more than 3,900 team members. For more information about Lifespace and its communities, visit

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