CEO Events

CEO Events



Monday, October 17
New CEOs and Executive Directors

This year’s new CEO program will connect those new to their leadership role to a growing network of peers. The networking lunch provides an opportunity to hear from seasoned leaders in our field about their leadership journey, and a selection of curated education sessions will help you engage around issues unique to you and your leadership experience.

Agenda & Suggested Sessions

8:30 – 10:30 am
Keynote: Embracing Failure featuring Abby Wambach

11:00 am – 12:00 pm
45-D. Know Thyself: How Inborn Talents Affect Leadership Success featuring Larry Minnix & Don Hutcheson

12:30 – 1:45 pm
New CEO/ED Luncheon featuring Aline Russotto, executive director of Orchard Cove, a Hebrew SeniorLife Continuing Care Retirement Community

2:45 – 3:45 pm
46-E. Lessons from New CEOs: Leaders in Residence – Roundtable session featuring participants of the 2021 LeadingAge New CEO Fellowship Program

4:30 – 5:30 pm
48-F. To Address Workforce Challenges You’ll Need Emotional Intelligence featuring Jeffrey Bilson & Anita Holt

5:30 – 6:30 pm
Daily Huddles: An opportunity for member to member sharing among attendees who share professional interests. Click here to see a list of Monday’s Huddles.

All individuals holding the highest-ranking position in a LeadingAge provider member organization - and are relatively new to the CEO or Executive Director role - are invited!

Tuesday, October 18  | 12:30 - 5:30 p.m. (Denver Art Museum)
Chief Executives of Multisite Organizations (CEMO)

Join your CEMO peers for an afternoon of peer-to-peer learning and networking. This year’s CEMO Leadership Forum agenda will include:

  • Following a brief welcome our lunch program will address the topics of innovation, entrepreneurship, and finding solutions to thorny problems.
  • After lunch, Matt Johnson of Integrated Governance Solutions, will be joined by, Michael Barbouche, CEO of Forward Health Group, to address the role of data-driven decision-making and the critical importance of benchmarking your internal processes and your external environment.
  • To wrap up the day, we’ll reflect on what’s working for CEMOs in addressing workforce challenges and gain insight from LeadingAge Gold Partners about key industry and market trends relevant to multisite organizations.

All LeadingAge member CEOs who oversee multiple - geographically separate - provider communities are welcome! Sign up when you register.