VP of Operations

June 6, 2024


Richmond, VA

Deffet Group is pleased to have been retained by LifeSpire of Virginia to conduct an executive search for Vice President of Operations (VPO).

LifeSpire of Virginia, with central offices based in Richmond, Virginia, is a faith based, not-for-profit, Fitch rated senior living organization. LifeSpire is comprised of five non-profit Life Plan Communities (LPC), an At Home program, and a growing Foundation that raises funds to help seniors in need. The organization combines passion and expertise to provide outstanding senior living options to individuals of all faiths across the mid-Atlantic region. From gourmet dining to team member education to its reputation for a complete continuum of care, LifeSpire communities are vibrant, enriching centers for a diverse group of residents enjoying active and fulfilling lifestyles with the highest standard in quality of living. In total, LifeSpire’s locations serve approximately 1,750 residents with 1,280 total dedicated staff members. Annual revenue is approximately $122 million.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the VPO will support LifeSpire communities and provide executive leadership for Executive Directors, Associate Executive Directors, and their teams. This position also supports the Chief Operating Officer and the C-level team with implementing standardized systems and processes including policy and procedures and best practices. The VPO will oversee the resource team formation including key performance measures and development and serve as a significant driver for LifeSpire’s internal and external growth strategy. With anticipated growth through acquisition and/or affiliation, the VPO will also be prepared to fill vacancies in any Executive Director roles. As a seasoned senior living professional, the VPO will possess a bachelor’s degree as well as have at least five years’ leadership experience within a CCRC or LPC.

Candidate nominations or expressions of personal interest may be directed in confidence to Dan Deffet, Managing Partner, Deffet Group, Inc., via email: info@deffetgroup.com.