Victory Centre of Vernon Hills Hires Executive Director Veronica Rudychev

  • Victory Centre of Vernon Hills welcomes Veronica Rudychev as executive director.   Pathway to Living

    Victory Centre of Vernon Hills welcomes Veronica Rudychev as executive director. Pathway to Living

Updated 2/27/2020 10:53 AM

Victory Centre of Vernon Hills senior living community, located at 97 W. Phillip Road, Vernon Hills, IL, welcomes Veronica Rudychev of Glendale, WI, as its new executive director.

Rudychev was previously the executive director of Heartis Village North Shore assisted living in Glendale, WI. She is a certified firefighter emergency medical technician (EMT), who volunteered with the Mequon Fire Department, where she was the city's assistant manager and then was an administrator for Cambridge, WI.


"Working as an EMT, I discovered that I loved interacting with and caring for older adults," Rudychev said. "At Victory Centre, where our residents are extremely engaged and interested in being involved, my role, along with the team, is to support them in their endeavors and guide them each along the path to whatever it is they want to experience and achieve."

Rudychev earned a master's degree in public administration and a bachelor's degree in political science and international studies with a minor in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She volunteers as a varsity dance coach for Nicolet High School.

Owned and operated by Pathway to Living, Victory Centre of Vernon Hills offers 120 supportive living apartments for adults 65 and over and 111 senior apartments for adults 62 and over. For more information, please call Victory Centre of Vernon Hills at 847-549-6070 or visit

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 -- seniors apartments, independent living, assisted living and memory support -- spanning 33 properties and more than 3,000 units (including communities under development) in Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, Florida 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 and

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