Our leadership consultants combined have more than 125 years of experience in senior housing, real estate, asset management, skilled nursing, home health, private duty home care, and hospice. From concept to stabilization our team has in-depth experience walking the walk. Let our experienced senior housing experts consult with you to maximize the performance of your investment.
Dr. Zachary Slade Zerbonia is a distinguished and accomplished senior housing operations and asset management professional with over 23 years of experience in the industry. As the Founder and Managing Partner of Agility Senior Living Advisors, he has established himself as a visionary change agent, consistently driving innovation and fostering collaborative solutions within teams.
With a wealth of knowledge and expertise in senior housing, Dr. Zerbonia possesses an exceptional ability to swiftly assess diverse challenges and develop effective action plans to surpass targeted goals. His passion for problem-solving and enthusiastic approach have earned him a reputation as a trusted leader in the field.
Zachary holds a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree and is a Certified Geriatric Care Professional. His comprehensive understanding of geriatric care, combined with his strong business acumen, allows him to bridge the gap between providing exceptional care and ensuring operational success.
Throughout his career, he has held key leadership roles in private, public, private equity, and not-for-profit entities. From his early days as a Director of Rehabilitation to his tenure as Chief Executive Officer, he consistently demonstrated his ability to drive positive change and deliver outstanding results. Committed to supporting teams, communities, and projects, Zachary brings a collaborative and solution-oriented approach to every endeavor. His leadership style fosters an environment of innovation, continuous improvement, and exceptional service delivery.
In addition to his role at Agility Senior Living Advisors, Zerbonia serves as a board member of several Real Estate Investment organizations, providing valuable guidance on acquisitions, operational positioning, and strategic dispositions.
Zachary is renowned for his unwavering focus on delivering excellence, driving positive change, and making a meaningful impact in the lives of seniors and the success of senior living communities. He is excited about the opportunity to support your team, community, or project. Dr. Zerbonia welcomes the chance to apply his expertise, knowledge, and dedication to help you achieve your goals. For inquiries or to connect with Zachary Zerbonia, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sydney Cleavinger is a recent graduate of the University of Missouri, where she excelled academically and received her Bachelor's degree in Health Science with an emphasis in Leadership & Policy. During her time at Mizzou, Sydney focused on studying and analyzing policies and prevention plans for public health specifically in the Midwestern United States. Her goal was to contribute to the development of effective strategies to improve public health outcomes in the region.
In addition to her studies, Sydney had the opportunity to gain international experience in healthcare management in Nicosia, Cyprus. During her time there, she worked at a children's shelter, where she played a vital role in teaching mental health exercises to the children. These exercises aimed to prepare the children for life after their discharge from the shelter, equipping them with valuable skills and coping mechanisms. Sydney also worked in the shelter's HR department, where she helped coordinate schedules and visits for the children, ensuring a smooth operation of services.
Now, Sydney's primary role is to support Agility Clients in a regulatory and compliance capacity. Her responsibilities include ensuring survey readiness, implementing Quality Assurance & Performance Improvement (QAPI) initiatives, and leading market feasibility studies as well as supply and demand analysis. Sydney brings her knowledge and expertise in policy, prevention, and healthcare management to provide valuable support to Agility Clients in meeting regulatory requirements and optimizing their operations.
Shannon has been a great addition to Team Agility, where she initially led senior care placement services through My Care Finders of Tampa Bay. With an impressive background in the industry, Shannon has held positions as an assisted living Executive Director and a District Director for prominent healthcare providers such as Brookdale Senior Living, Enlivant, and Holiday Senior Living. Her extensive experience has allowed her to gain valuable insights and expertise in senior care management.
Shannon's passion for serving the elderly began during her childhood in rural Western New York. Growing up with elderly neighbors, she developed meaningful friendships and relationships that sparked her interest in senior care. At the age of 16, Shannon started her career as a dietary aide in a nursing home, and since then, her dedication to serving the elderly has remained unwavering.
Throughout her career, Shannon has become well-respected as an Executive Director known for achieving perfect surveys from the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) and the Department of Health. Her commitment to doing what is best for the residents under her care has earned her a reputation as a trusted Senior Living Executive Director.
Shannon's leadership approach is characterized by discipline and a cultured perspective. Her skills and expertise make her one of the most sought-after advisors in the field. Shannon recently joined a client community on a fulltime basis as Executive Director but serves as an advisor training content participant and editor. Shannon can be reached at email@example.com.
.Emily is a highly skilled professional in the field of Senior Living Operations and Sales, boasting over twenty years of experience in both for-profit and not-for-profit organizations. Throughout her career, she has consistently delivered outstanding results. Emily's expertise spans various areas, including Senior Living New Development Projects, Market Feasibility Studies, and Product Positioning.
One of Emily's key strengths lies in her ability to develop and implement effective sales training and education programs. Her approach is results-oriented, aiming to equip sales teams with the necessary skills and knowledge to drive success. She is known for her immersive coaching style, providing hands-on guidance and support to help individuals achieve their fullest potential.
Emily's passion extends beyond her professional achievements. She takes great pride in helping local community associates excel in their roles. By fostering a supportive and empowering environment, she encourages personal growth and development among team members.
Currently, Emily dedicates her full-time efforts to the affordable senior housing sector. Her expertise in this area makes her a valuable advisor and resource. With her deep knowledge of the industry and commitment to excellence, Emily is well-equipped to provide expert guidance and insights to organizations seeking assistance in the affordable senior housing sector.
Emily's vast experience, dedication to sales excellence, and commitment to community development make her an invaluable asset. Her contributions have positively impacted the Senior Living industry, and her expertise as an advisor is highly regarded.
Susannah is a highly accomplished and respected industry leader with over twenty-five years of leadership experience in various sectors related to seniors' housing and care. Her expertise spans seniors' housing, home health, outpatient rehabilitation, and private duty home care.
Throughout her career, Susannah has achieved remarkable success and recognition, particularly for her role in growing and leading one of the largest producing home health sales teams in the United States. Her ability to drive long-term results and foster strong relationships has been instrumental in her professional journey.
Susannah's C-Suite perspective and extensive experience make her an invaluable asset to clients seeking immediate results and transformative change. Her strategic insights and leadership have proven instrumental in helping organizations achieve their goals.
Currently, Susannah serves as the Chief Executive Officer of a leading senior living organization in the Mid-South region. In this role, she leverages her wealth of knowledge and expertise to guide the organization's overall direction and drive its success.
Susannah's passion for the industry and her commitment to making a positive impact have earned her a stellar reputation. She is known as a catalyst for change and an effective leader in the field of senior living.
To reach out to Susannah and benefit from her expertise, she can be contacted via email at SDwyer@agilityseniorliving.com. Her dedication to the industry and her track record of success make her a valuable resource for organizations in need of strategic guidance and leadership in senior living and related fields.
Karen is a highly experienced executive in the senior housing industry, possessing over 25 years of executive leadership experience. She has held significant roles in renowned organizations, contributing to the growth and success of the sector.
Karen's journey began with Brookdale Senior Living, where she served as the Senior Vice President of Operations for the Southwest region. Her responsibilities included overseeing the operations of multiple senior living communities, ensuring their smooth functioning and adherence to quality standards.
Following her tenure at Brookdale, Karen assumed the position of Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Senior Star Senior Living. As COO, she played a crucial role in guiding the strategic direction of the organization and overseeing its operational functions. Her expertise and leadership contributed to the overall success and growth of Senior Star Senior Living.
Currently, Karen serves as the COO for Claieborne Senior Living, bringing her wealth of knowledge and experience to the organization. Additionally, she serves as a management advisor for Agility, providing valuable insights and guidance based on her extensive industry expertise.
Karen's extensive executive experience and track record of success make her a trusted and respected figure in the senior housing industry. Her leadership skills, strategic mindset, and operational expertise contribute to the success of the organizations she works with. As a management advisor for Agility, Karen offers valuable insights and guidance to support their clients' goals and objectives.
Brandi is a highly experienced professional in the healthcare field, with over 22 years of expertise in home health, hospice, and outpatient rehabilitation. As a licensed physical therapist, Brandi has dedicated her career to serving seniors and providing them with high-quality care.
Throughout her career, Brandi has worked with some of the largest and most reputable senior living and post-acute care organizations. She spent over 10 years at Brookdale Senior Living, where she gained valuable experience and insights into the industry. Additionally, Brandi worked for 5 years with Health PRO-Heritage, further expanding her knowledge and expertise in senior care.
Currently, Brandi is associated with Compassus Home Health, where she continues to contribute her skills and expertise in providing healthcare services to seniors. In 2021, Brandi joined the Advisory Services team, becoming an integral part of the team's efforts to provide guidance and support to clients.
With her extensive experience in home health, hospice, and outpatient rehabilitation, combined with her deep understanding of the needs of seniors, Brandi brings valuable insights to the Advisory Services team. Her expertise and commitment to quality care make her a trusted resource for organizations seeking guidance and assistance in the senior living and post-acute care sectors.