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Meet the leadership team of experience, reimagining how senior living should be

The Experience Team is comprised of dynamic professionals that are fueled by their passion to empower people as they grow older to live life to the fullest. They are creators, architects, nurses, researchers, educators, marketers, facilitators, developers, innovators, and caregivers, all focused on making a positive impact on the lives of residents, their families and team members. 

headshot of phill barklow experience senior living president
With over 30 years of dedicated service in the senior living industry, Phill is renowned for his commitment to designing, delivering, and operating innovative senior living communities with a focus on individualized, resident-centered care leveraging the latest advancements in wellness, connectivity, and modern technology to enrich their lives.
Phill Barklow
President
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With more than 25 years of senior living operations expertise, Jeff is committed to pioneering exceptional experiences for residents, their families, and team members, pushing boundaries to redefine the industry’s standards.
Jeff Slichta
Chief Operating Officer
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With two decades of experience in senior living sales performance management, Brandi provides leadership and direction through her commitment to establishing and fostering connections and personal relationships with prospects, residents, their families, and team members.
Brandi Williamson
Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
headshot of susan mccormick-agee vp of health and wellness
Leveraging her extensive background as an RN in clinical operations, regulatory compliance, crisis management, and strategic partnerships, Susan is dedicated to delivering high-quality, holistic care for residents in supportive and empowering environments.
Susan McCormick-Agee
Vice President, Health & Wellness
headshot of meredith peterson experience senior living quality experience
Meredith, armed with dual master’s degrees in Public Health and Business Administration with a specialization in Health Care Administration, is dedicated to upholding uncompromising quality standards in senior living. Her unwavering commitment ensures that residents consistently receive the highest level of services and care excellence.
Meredith Peterson
Vice President, Quality Experience
headshot of greg sever experience senior living vp of culinary experience
As Certified Executive Chef and Western Region Dr. L.J. Minor Chef Professionalism Award recipient, Greg exemplifies steadfast dedication to his craft. His passion for culinary excellence extends beyond the kitchen as he generously volunteers at Rocky Mountain Chefs of Colorado, where he imparts his culinary expertise, ensuring continuous growth of the next generation of chefs.
Greg Sever
Vice President, Culinary Experience
headshot of hunter macleod experience senior living svp of real estate development
Hunter, a visionary developer with over 17 years in real estate and a decade focused on senior living communities, is committed to revolutionizing the industry. His innovative designs and holistic approach have earned him recognition as a leader, exemplified by his 2022 Future Leaders Award, as he seeks to create transformative, inspired senior living experiences.
Hunter MacLeod
Executive Vice President, Real Estate Development
Headshot of Angelica Ybarra
With three decades of human resource management and leadership experience, Angelica is a certified Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) administrator dedicated to building a world-class team that shares ESL’s mission of creating purpose-driven, resident-centered senior living communities.
Angelica Ybarra
Senior Director of People
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