Lisa Burgess joins Wingate Healthcare as Chief Financial Officer

NEEDHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Wingate
Healthcare
, the Northeast’s premier provider of senior living
communities, including post-acute and long-term skilled nursing care,
assisted living, independent living and memory care, today announced the
hiring of Lisa Burgess as Chief Financial Officer effective August 1,
2016. Ms. Burgess will be responsible for strategic financing
initiatives, strategic development opportunities, and oversight of the
financial and accounting departments at Wingate.

Lisa Burgess brings to Wingate 18 years of experience working in the
senior housing and healthcare industry. She is an alumna of the National
Investment’s Center Future Leader’s Council, on which she served from
2010 to 2013. Most recently, she was the Senior Vice President of
Finance for Post Acute Partners, a New York based owner and operator of
multiple post-acute healthcare businesses. Prior to that she served as
Vice President of Treasury & Portfolio Management for Benchmark Senior
Living and was previously the Director of Financial Analysis at Epoch
Senior Living. Before entering senior housing, Ms. Burgess held roles as
a Real Estate Analyst for Harvard Private Capital Group in Boston, and
as a Senior Bond Analyst for Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliff, LLP, in Los
Angeles and New York.

“We are really excited to welcome Lisa to our leadership team here at
Wingate. She has a deep understanding of our core businesses and related
ancillary companies. She has proven herself as a determined and
committed healthcare and financial professional who has the skills to
help lead us into an evolving healthcare environment,” said Scott
Schuster, President of Wingate Healthcare.

Ms. Burgess received her undergraduate degree from the University of
Pennsylvania, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in
Psychology. She resides in Framingham with her family.

About Wingate Healthcare
Wingate is the Northeast’s premier
provider of healthcare and hospitality for seniors and delivers
exceptional short-term rehab, post-acute care and long-term care in
skilled nursing centers and assisted and independent living communities
throughout Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New York. With select centers
offering special programs in Memory and Dementia Care, Ventilator Care,
Pulmonary Rehabilitation and more, Wingate is dedicated to meeting the
critical needs and enhancing the lives of residents and families.
Wingate takes great pride in providing warm and welcoming communities
and shares principles of respect, loyalty and trust. For more
information, visit www.wingatehealthcare.com.

Contacts

Two Generation Consulting for Wingate Healthcare
Lauren Daniels,
781-910-4225
ldaniels@2generationconsulting.com