SKOKIE, Ill.—Covenant Living Communities and Services, a non-profit faith-based senior living organization headquartered in Skokie, announces the appointments to its leadership team of Jeannie Justie as chief financial officer and Amy LaCroix as senior vice president/community operations.
Jeannie Justie comes to Covenant Living with more than 20 years’ experience in health care finance, most recently working for a Chicago-area health system with 19 hospitals. In her role, Justie will work collaboratively with senior leadership in the areas of organizational and financial strategy, financial management, planning, analysis, and operations. She is a CPA and received her bachelor of science degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
“I’m looking forward to working with the Covenant Living leadership team and am extremely excited to be in this role with the organization,” said Justie. “Covenant Living has solid fiscal policies and a history of prudent financial practices, and it’s exciting to join its leadership in continuing development of long-term strategies for the organization that will carry it well into the future.”
Amy LaCroix joins Covenant Living with nearly 20 years’ experience in the field of senior living and has worked in health care, assisted living, memory care, and with Continuing Care Retirement Communities. LaCroix most recently worked with a large senior living organization with seven communities in six states as a regional operations director. She will work closely with senior leaders in operations, human resources, sales, marketing and communications, health services strategy, project development, information technology, and financial services. She received a bachelor of science-health administration from the University of South Dakota and a master of business administration from the University of Phoenix.
“Covenant Living already has a strong operational system which helps in providing its residents and employees great places to live and work,” said LaCroix. “I’m excited to forge ahead and work with not only leadership at the central office, but those leaders at the community level across the country as well.”
“Bringing Jeannie and Amy on board at Covenant Living gives us that extra level of leadership necessary to provide even more sound financial business practices while also providing exceptional experiences for our residents and employees,” said Terri Cunliffe, Covenant Living president and CEO. “Each brings the level of experience to our organization that will contribute to our continued success in the field of senior living and services.”
About Covenant Living Communities and Services
Chicago-based Covenant Living Communities and Services is a non-profit, senior services provider. It serves 5,400 residents at 17 retirement communities in nine states and offers independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, memory care, and rehabilitation. Through its LifeConnect®, a whole person wellness model, residents can access resources and opportunities that are designed to enrich the mind, body, and spirit and complement each person’s unique journey. Covenant Living is a ministry of the Evangelical Covenant Church and has been serving seniors since 1886. For more information, visit covliving.org, LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitter.
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