FORT WORTH, Texas
- May 25, 2021
-- Steven Vick is resigning as Pegasus Senior Living Chair and CEO. Co-founder Chris Hollister is taking over both roles effective immediately.
Steven Vick explained, "I have been battling some health problems for several years and felt it was time to retire. Chris has been my partner and co-founder in Pegasus since day one. I am confident he and his team will carry on the mission and the work to deliver quality care to our residents and the communities we serve."
Chris Hollister elaborated: "Steven has been a pioneer in the sector for almost 30 years. We wish him and his family the very best of health and happiness. Steven is not just a colleague but a friend. I have some big shoes to fill but look forward to this challenge with equal parts of humility and determination."
Pegasus is also pleased to make the following announcements concerning their senior team:
- Richard Williams will be joining the company as Chief Operating Officer starting on June 7, 2021. Rich has been Senior Vice President of HHHunt's Senior Living Division since 2007. He brings over 36 years of experience in the healthcare industry including acute care hospital management and over 30 years of experience in senior living operations, acquisitions, development, and government relations."
- Daniel Leaf will be promoted from Vice President of Operations to Senior Vice President of Operations. Chris notes, "Daniel has over 15 years of experience managing all aspects of senior living. His strong customer service and team-building skills will be key as Rich and the operating team move things forward."
- Wade Mullis is being promoted from Chief Financial Officer to Chief Financial and Administrative Officer. As Chris explains, "Wade is a key part of the senior team and this new title more accurately reflects his portfolio across several key areas of the company including IT, capital projects and maintenance, food service, contract administration, and home office management."
Pegasus Senior Living (https://www.pegasusseniorliving.com/
) was formed in 2018 by Steven Vick and Chris Hollister, senior living pioneers with over 50 years of combined experience leading various senior living organizations. Pegasus manages 38 senior living communities across the country, 36 of which are held in a joint venture with its capital partner, Welltower® Inc.