Pathaway to Living Promotes Sue Schaefer to Regional Director of Operations
Pathway to Living, a Chicago-based developer, owner and operator of senior housing and senior housing arm of Chicago-based real estate investor and operator Waterton, promoted Sue Schaefer of Lake in the Hills to regional director of operations.
Schaefer will oversee operations and the implementation of Pathway's award-winning VIVA! lifestyle at Illinois's northern-area senior living communities, including Azpira Place of Lake Zurich, Oak Hill Supportive Living in Round Lake Beach, Victory Centre of Vernon Hills, Victory Centre of Bartlett and Alexian Village in Elk Grove.
As the former executive director of Azpira Place of Lake Zurich since its opening in May 2017, Schaefer said, "My goal is to continue to work with team members to create vibrant communities that offer an engaging lifestyle, feature a loving approach and feel like home."
Schaefer was previously the executive director of Heritage Woods of Huntley. A graduate of the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Schaefer earned a bachelor's degree in Therapeutic Recreation.
"Sue has a proven track record of success at Azpira Place, and we look forward to her applying that same energy and positive approach in her new role to keep Pathway's VIVA! lifestyle flourishing for our supportive living residents," said Kate Bertram, Pathway to Living's vice president of operations.
About Pathway to Living
Founded in 1997, Pathway to Living is a Chicago-based developer, owner and operator of senior housing communities. The company's portfolio includes a wide range of community types -- senior apartment, independent living, assisted living and memory support -- spanning 33 properties and more than 3,000 units (including communities under development) in Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin. Pathway to Living is owned by Waterton, a Chicago-based real estate investor and operator with real estate assets under management totaling $5.6 billion as of Sept. 30, 2019. For more information, please visit www.pathwaytoliving.com and www.waterton.com.