Matthew Phillips Joins Senior Lifestyle as Executive Vice President

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Seniors housing industry veteran Matthew Phillips has joined Chicago-based Senior Lifestyle Corporation as Executive Vice President focusing initially on the development of a state of the art assisted living and memory care prototype.

Seniors housing industry veteran Matthew Phillips has joined Chicago-based Senior Lifestyle Corporation as Executive Vice President. Matt is teaming up with an already experienced development group that includes Jerry Frumm, Executive Vice President, and Bob Gawronski, Vice President of Development. Matt’s initial focus at Senior Lifestyle will be the design and development of a state of the art prototype for assisted living and memory care residents. Matt joins Senior Lifestyle from Integrated Development Group (“IDG”), which he founded in 2006. Senior Lifestyle and IDG have arranged for Matt to continue to oversee a luxury apartment project under construction at 850 Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL and the development of The Club at Briarcliff Manor, a luxury CCRC in Westchester County, NY, both IDG projects. Before founding IDG, Matthew was Senior Vice President of Development for Classic Residence by Hyatt (now known as Vi Senior Living). Earlier in his Classic Residence career, he was the General Counsel where he was responsible for legal, regulatory and operational matters in addition to negotiating transactions and financing. Prior to Classic Residence, Matt was a Partner at the Chicago law firm of Bell, Boyd & Lloyd (now K&L Gates). He is actively involved with industry associations including the American Seniors Housing Association, National Investment Center and Urban Land Institute. Matt’s deep relationships with professionals and organizations in the legal, real estate, construction, design and seniors housing industries are a key asset.

In addition to Mr. Phillips, Senior Lifestyle has added additional resources to the Development team. Nancy Cutter joins as Vice President of Development and Kate DeCoursey joins as Vice President of Finance. Ms. Cutter and Ms. DeCoursey previously worked with Matt at IDG. Nancy will oversee the design and construction of the company’s assisted living and memory care prototype. Kate will serve various roles including the underwriting for new prototype development projects and asset management for Senior Lifestyle’s existing portfolio.

About Senior Lifestyle Corporation
Senior Lifestyle Corporation, founded in 1985, is a privately held owner, operator of developer of seniors housing communities. With a portfolio of more than 100 communities, located throughout 22-states, Senior Lifestyle offers independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing for the luxury, moderate and affordable segments. Senior Lifestyle has been routinely recognized as a leader in the delivery of innovative programs and hospitality services for all levels of care. Senior Lifestyle is well positioned for future growth due to the exceptional talent at all levels of the organization. These dedicated professionals are driven by the Senior Lifestyle Core Values and Mission of enriching our seniors’ lives today and tomorrow. To learn more please visit us at

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