MCLEAN, Va.—Sunrise Senior Living, a leading provider of senior living services, announced today the appointment of Nick Stengle as chief operating officer (COO) and Tavinder (Tav) Hare as chief financial officer (CFO).
“I am pleased to welcome both Nick and Tav to the Sunrise family as we embark upon this next chapter of exciting growth in our ongoing journey of championing quality of life for all seniors,” said Sunrise CEO, Jack R. Callison, Jr.
“Both Nick and Tav have incredibly strong track records of fostering mission-oriented cultures and teams as well as building highly scalable operating platforms to produce industry-leading internal and external growth. Nick’s diverse operations and leadership background across both the healthcare and hospitality industries demonstrates his ability to successfully create value by driving team member engagement and retention as well as customer experience enhancements that create brand loyalty. Tav has a proven history of building strategic, high-performing teams that drive strong financial performance and enable expansion. I look forward to partnering with these two talented leaders as we support our tenured and mission-focused Sunrise team in growing our leadership position in the industry.”
Stengle brings more than twenty years of executive experience in growth strategy development, global operations and leading major organizational initiatives to Sunrise. Most recently, he served as COO of Kindred at Home, the largest home health provider in the United States, where he supported a team of over 30,000 associates as they delivered care to more than 100,000 patients, including during the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to Kindred at Home, Stengle advised private equity portfolio companies including as a member of TPG Capital’s portfolio operations team. Previously, he served as senior vice president, North America operations for HMSHost International and vice president, global operations for Marriot International. Earlier in his career, Stengle was a project leader with Boston Consulting Group. Stengle is a military veteran, having spent 11 years in the U.S. Air Force, including serving as a Top Gun F-15E instructor pilot and deputy director of operations. He graduated from the U.S. Air Force Academy with academic and military distinction and received the Officer of the Year award.
“I am incredibly honored to join Sunrise, a mission-focused organization, that has been a pioneer in the industry for the last 40 years,” Stengle said. “Sunrise’s strong culture and values embodied by each of its team members create a strong foundation with which to grow, and I am personally excited to support our team as we continue to set the standard for high quality, personalized senior living to positively impact families today and into the future.”
For more than two decades, Hare has served as a highly accomplished execution- and team-focused finance executive who has achieved success solving difficult business challenges, driving operational efficiencies through strategic transformations and process improvement, and leveraging financial planning and analysis functions to inform decision making, principally in real estate and development-centric organizations. Before joining Sunrise, Hare served as CFO of retail real estate for Majid Al Futtaim, a real estate and retail operations organization with a presence in 20 countries and 44,000 employees worldwide. He led a cross-functional effort to transform both finance and operations into a world-class, global real estate operator and helped effectively steer the organization through the global pandemic.
Previously, Hare held senior leadership roles over a 12-year period with Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, one of the world’s largest international REITs, with assets under management of over $60 billion and $14 billion of assets under development. Earlier in his career, he served in various financial positions at Wyndham Worldwide, Anthem, and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. Hare earned his MBA from the University of Southern California and bachelor of science in business from Indiana University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
“It is extremely humbling to join Sunrise, a highly respected brand leader with such incredible potential for growth,” said Hare. “It is a privilege to have the opportunity to join Sunrise’s thousands of dedicated team members in executing our mission, values, and principles of service. I look forward to partnering with this talented leadership team to further strengthen the organization’s leading operational platform and development pipeline as we enter this next phase of exciting growth at Sunrise.”
Stengle will officially join Sunrise on August 16, and Hare assumes his role on August 24.
About Sunrise Senior Living
Sunrise Senior Living, a McLean, Va.-based company, employs approximately 28,000 people. As of July 31, 2021, Sunrise operated 324 communities in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom, including 21 Gracewell Healthcare communities, with a total unit capacity of approximately 29,300. Sunrise offers a full range of personalized senior living services, including independent living, assisted living, care for individuals with Alzheimer’s and other forms of memory loss, and nursing and rehabilitative services. To learn more about Sunrise, please visit SunriseSeniorLiving.com.
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