wellness, foster independence for residents and reimagine the integration ofhealthcare in senior housing, Will delivers purpose-built developments andimplements propriety, research-based programming through partnerships withuniversities and healthcare institutions. As CEO, Will now oversees operations forthe company’s $2.5 billion real estate portfolio, totaling 31 senior living communities. Will’s extraordinary efforts have resulted in her induction into the TexasBusiness Hall of Fame, as well as numerous awards for the company’s developments. In addition to personally supporting the Alzheimer’s Association, Will hasguided the company to raise more than $350,000 for the organization, throughvarious fundraising events.
CADENCE LIVING’S LEINBACH & GRUBER
Founding principals, Rob Leinbach and Eric Gruber set out to create a new type of senior living communitywhen launching Cadence Living in 2016. With a holistic approach, focused on community engagement,enhanced life experiences and each resident’s happiness, the partners implement their philosophy in Cadencecommunities throughout nine states. While focusing on all aspects of the company’s growth, management andstrategic plan, the team handles acquisitions, oversees corporate operations and designs communities for thenext generation. The team guides the senior living community operator to offer personalized amenities, activities and décor based on resident desires and geographic location, such as fitness programs, arts programs, liveentertainment, culinary services, excursions and lifelong learning opportunities. Leinbach and Gruber additionally center each community on a hospitality-lifestyle; coordinating each resident’s outside medical appointments, while providing essential services in-house and ensuring valuable connections through innovative ideas.