John has been involved in the seniors housing business since 1979 as a developer, owner, operator, and third-party manager of retirement communities. His vision and knowledge of the retirement living industry has provided the stable approach required to achieve optimum results in each and every project. As the President of MTCO, he has overseen the development, lease-up and operations of more than 12 projects. Prior to forming MTCO, John held senior operations and development roles at Chartwell Care Corporation.
Steve Graham President
Steve is an accomplished manager and team leader with a proven ability to utilize architectural training and real estate development expertise to direct multi-disciplinary teams through the development process to deliver successful projects. He is able to execute processes that encourage collaborative teamwork and improve efficiency, customer service, product quality, and project delivery timelines.
During his tenure as the Associate Vice President, Development for Chartwell Seniors Housing REIT he was involved in all aspects of the development process on the more than 40 retirement communities.
Steve Suske Chair
Steve is recognized as one of Canada’s leading specialists in the field of real estate. Over the past 20 years, he has established himself as an expert in the North American seniors housing sector. He has leveraged his expertise throughout the mergers and acquisitions lifecycle to successfully integrate acquired and merged organizations and deliver attractive returns to all stakeholders. He was the founder of Chartwell Seniors Housing REIT and Regal Lifestyle Communities Inc.
Elizabeth Suske Director, Finance
Elizabeth is an accomplished seniors housing professional with 10 + years experience in the industry serving in various capacities with increasing responsibilities for a number of different operators. Most recently, she acted as Director, Acquisitions and Financing for Regal Lifestyle Communities Inc. where she was involved in the IPO of the company, and subsequently oversaw the portfolio’s growth from 10 properties at the time of the IPO to 23 properties by the time of Regal’s sale in October 2015.
Gail Gleed Controller
Gail is a senior financial professional with over 30 years of experience across a broad spectrum of industries including technology, construction and seniors housing, most recently as Director of Finance for Regal Lifestyle Communities Inc. She has global exposure working in the US, UK and Gibraltar. She is a strong leader guiding her team through system implementations, system conversions, process improvements and internal control implementation.
Lyn Fisher Vice President, Operations
Lyn, previously the CEO of Terraces by Hallman, joined the MTCO team in 2007. While at Hallman, she was responsible for all aspects of the operations and marketing across their portfolio of retirement communities. She brings with her over 25 years of experience in operations, marketing, legislative compliance, nursing support, and human resource management.
Prior to joining Hallman, Lyn served in a number of operations roles that utilized her background as a Registered Nurse, including Executive Director of a property managed by Chartwell Care Corporation.
Caroline brings over 17 years' experience in retirement home operations and management as a General Manager with Terraces by Hallman and Chartwell Seniors Housing. Her wealth of experience, combined with her background as a Registered Nurse, has allowed her to develop a systematic approach to maximize success at all levels of operations. She has been recognized by ORCA with an award for 10 years of 100% compliance with ORCA standards. Caroline is passionate about improving quality of care and services to our residents, making their experience enjoyable and positive.
Eric Ladniak Director, Operations (Human Resources)
Eric Ladniak is an innovative and strategic thinker with strong leadership, negotiation, and relationship-building skills who is able to engage with employees across all levels of an organization. Prior to joining MTCO, Eric held progressive management roles in Operations and Human Resources/Labour Relations focused in the Long Term Care and Retirement Home sectors. Eric’s specialties include: Global Human Resources, Leadership Development, Strategic Planning, Labour Relations, International Union Negotiations, Health and Safety and Performance and Risk Management.
Sara Cronkwright Director, Sales & Marketing
Sara is a results-oriented and enthusiastic Marketing and Sales professional with over 15 years of experience in marketing and operations within the retirement home industry. Prior to joining MTCO, she assisted in the opening of a 136-unit retirement home where she developed and designed the sales and marketing program and quickly leased-up the building. Sara has worked for various retirement home leaders in multiple roles and has developed a sound knowledge of the industry and legislation.
Brian Doris Project Manager
Brian is an accomplished, results-oriented and energetic construction management professional with 10+ years of experience in both new build and retrofit projects. Prior to joining MTCO, Brian was at Northwest Healthcare Properties REIT, where he was on the Ontario Senior Management Team in the role of Construction Manager.
Michael Nagy Coordinator, Operations & Marketing
Michael participates in the planning, development and execution of pre-and post-opening project details relating to all operational, quality assurance and marketing requirements that enable each project to achieve optimum results. His knowledge, work ethic and eye for detail match up very well with the MTCO’s detailed approach to the successful development and operation of seniors living communities.
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