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Charlottesville, VA – January 17, 2023 – Commonwealth Senior Living announces that Mark Miyasaki has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer, Stephanie Pfingsten has joined as Senior Vice President of Resident Care, and Archie McAlexander has joined as the Director of Clinical Services. These new members of the leadership team bolster Commonwealth’s finance and resident care teams as it continues to grow its portfolio and seeks to provide the best possible support to its communities within the Eastern United States.

“We are proud to welcome Mark, Stephanie, and Archie to the Commonwealth family,” said Earl Parker, President and Chief Executive Officer of Commonwealth Senior Living. “Each of these individuals strengthens our ability to deliver on our Core Values and improve the lives of our residents, their families, and each other.”

As Chief Financial Officer, Mark Miyasaki will oversee financial operations for all Commonwealth communities and the management company. He brings over 20 years of experience in managing the financials and operations of senior living communities and real estate. Mr. Miyasaki has expertise in the financial planning and analysis process, internal and external financial reporting, proforma preparation, budgeting and forecasting, and investor relations. He previously served as Chief Financial Officer for Sodalis Senior Living.

Stephanie Pfingsten joins Commonwealth Senior Living as Senior Vice President of Resident Care. She has over 21 years of experience in nursing system development and implementation, healthcare operations, practice management, and nursing engagement. Ms. Pfingsten earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology/Human Development and Family Studies from University of Missouri-Columbia, and her Bachelor of Science Nursing degree from the University of Missouri- St. Louis. She most recently served at Charter Senior Living, as the Vice President of Health & Wellness.

Archie McAlexander, Director of Clinical Services, was most recently the Director of Care Transformation and Quality with Charter Senior Living. Archie was also Divisional Director of Care Management for Atria Senior Living for 8 years.

Parker continued, “Over the past 21 years, Commonwealth Senior Living has built a national reputation for providing award-winning services and care to our residents while also being a great place to work. These new hires help us prepare for anticipated future growth of the portfolio and implement our updated strategic vision to provide our community teams with the best possible support.”

About Commonwealth Senior Living
Commonwealth Senior Living provides independent living, assisted living, personal care, and memory care to seniors across Maryland, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Virginia. Commonwealth Senior Living has become a leader in the senior living industry through our innovative signature programs, such as our award-winning Sweet Memories Alzheimer’s and dementia program, our Farm to Table dining, and our interactive communication tool, SMILE ™, among others. As a Certified Great Place to Work® company for four years in a row, Commonwealth Senior Living continues to pioneer new services to meet our goal of improving the lives of seniors, their families, and each other. The company is an active member of the Virginia Assisted Living Association (VALA), Pennsylvania Assisted Living Association (PALA), Lifespan, Argentum, American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA) and the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing (NIC). For more information on Commonwealth Senior Living, visit

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