Chief Executive Officer and President
As founder of Senior Services of America, Mr. Field’s experience with senior housing encompasses over 30 years in marketing and operations, acquisition, development and finance of senior housing and care service alternatives for the elderly. During his career, Mr. Field has been instrumental in the completion of over $500M in senior housing and assisted living transactions.
Prior to the formation of Senior Services of America in 1999, Mr. Field served as an executive officer of Alterra Healthcare Corporation. Mr. Field was President of ALS Canada, a subsidiary of Alterra Healthcare Corporation. Prior to being President of ALS Canada, Mr. Field served as Senior Vice President of Acquisition. During his tenure as the company’s acquisition officer, Mr. Field completed in excess of $130M in transactions for the company.
Prior to joining Alterra, Mr. Field held a succession of executive positions including Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Crossings Corporation from 1993 until the Crossings Corporation merger with Alterra in the spring of 1995. As Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Mr. Field was instrumental in the company’s growth and recognition as an early leader in the assisted living industry. Mr. Field held the position of Vice President of Operations from 1989 to 1993, and held managerial positions in Marketing and Market Feasibility upon joining the company in 1984. Crossings Corporation was a developer, owner and operator of senior housings and assisted living projects with 1,500 units located throughout the Western United States.
As a recognized advocate for the senior housing and elderly care service industries, Mr. Field has been an industry speaker regionally and nationally and has successfully lobbied for state legislation in support of the industry. Mr. Field currently serves on the Board of the National Center for Assisted Living (NCAL), as well as the Board of Washington Health Care Association (WHCA). He also serves as Chair of the Washington Center for Assisted Living Reimbursement Committee. Mr. Field has previously served as the President of the Northwest Assisted Living Facilities Association (NorALFA), served on the Board of the American Senior Housing Association (ASHA) and held the position of Co-Chairman for the organization. Mr. Field served as a member of the National Advisory Committee for (CARF) the Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission and as a member of the assisted living task force for the American Health Care Association (AHCA).
Lee has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Eastern Washington University and has continued studies in Geriatric Mental Health through the University of Washington.