Witt/Kieffer has been retained by Waveny LifeCare Network, Inc. (Waveny), located in New Canaan, Connecticut, to assist in the recruitment of a Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Waveny is one of the most well-regarded and innovative eldercare organizations in Connecticut and is among the most respected communities for older adults in the Northeast. Waveny provides a compassionate continuum of world-class care to serve the growing and changing needs of seniors and their families by offering a progression of therapeutic programs, services, and living options. Committed to its mission and community for over 40 years as a trusted nonprofit, Waveny has provided the highest quality of person-centered care since 1975.
Waveny’s rental-based continuum flows fluidly within a single organization, without any expensive buy-in fees or long-term commitments. The organization offers an array of eldercare choices ranging from 160+ residential and/or inpatient units, outpatient programs, and community-based services to meet the varied needs and preferences of older adults and their families. Over the past six years, Waveny has vastly expanded its offerings to encompass a full range of home-based services, and is recognized as one of the premier providers of both skilled and non-medical home care services in the area.
Waveny Care Center has received a consistent 5‑star Rating from CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) and is repeatedly named among U.S. News & World Report’s best nursing homes. The Village at Waveny, the organization’s assisted living community, has received the “Best of Senior Living Award” from SeniorAdvisor.com – a designation awarded to only 1% of the nation’s senior living communities. In addition, Waveny Home Healthcare was named a Top US Agency by HomeCare Elite.
The CEO of Waveny is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and strategic leader to work collaboratively with the Board of Directors and Executive Leadership Team to position Waveny for continued success. The next CEO will capitalize on Waveny’s strong community reputation and focus on the delivery of high-quality, person-centered care. The new CEO will also develop new programs and services to meet the current and future needs of residents and the others in the community. The ideal candidate for the CEO role at Waveny will possess a minimum of seven years of progressive leadership experience in senior living, healthcare, hospitality, or business. An undergraduate degree is required, and a graduate degree in Business Administration or Health Care Administration, as well as a Nursing Home Administrator License with the ability to gain licensure in the State of Connecticut are strongly preferred.
We welcome your confidential expressions of personal interest and nominations of qualified colleagues. Inquiries and questions concerning this search may be directed to the consultants assisting Waveny in this search (contact information listed below). Materials should be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.