Lifespace Communities announced that Abraham Mathew, DBA, MSW, LNFA, joined the senior living organization on September 5 as vice president of regional operations supporting Lifespace’s five Texas communities. In this role, he will lead overall daily operations for the Texas communities and be responsible for supporting the organization’s Texas executive directors in meeting business goals and serving over 1,300 residents.
“Positive first impressions and hospitality are vital to creating the best experience for our seniors, especially since our communities are their homes. Senior living is more than a career; it’s a calling,” said Mathew. “I enjoy thinking outside of the box and developing others so that we can exceed the expectations of our residents and associates.”
Passionate about senior living, Mathew has extensive leadership experience in senior living operations and healthcare administration across all levels of living. Prior to joining Lifespace, he oversaw operations for six continuing care retirement communities as director of operations and served as senior executive director at Buckner Retirement Services. He was also a healthcare administrator for senior living organizations in Texas and Illinois.
“Abraham understands both the business and people sides of senior living, and he is always willing to do the work that will deliver the best outcomes to residents and team members,” said Brian Robbins, chief operating officer at Lifespace Communities. “He brings a high level of expertise in senior living operations and dedication to the people we serve. I am confident that his contributions to Lifespace will continue to enable us to innovate and deliver best-in-class service.”
Mathew has a Doctorate of Business Administration in Health Care Management and Leadership from California Intercontinental University and a master’s degree in social work. He currently serves as chair for the Nursing Facility Administrators Advisory Committee for the state of Texas and is an adjunct professor in healthcare management at Labouré College of Healthcare.
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