Experience Senior Living New COO – Jeff Slichta May, 25, 2022 Share! Mr. Slichta, an accomplished industry executive, joins the Denver-based seniors housing owner-operator after roles with Sunrise Senior Living, Marriott Senior Living Services, and other firms Denver-based NexCore Group, a national healthcare real estate (HRE) developer, today announced the hiring of seniors housing industry veteran, Jeff Slichta, as Chief Operating Officer of Experience Senior Living (ESL). Phill Barklow, ESL President, says the firm is excited to welcome Mr. Slichta’s leadership and experience. “Jeff’s breadth of experience from over 20 years in the seniors housing industry will be a great asset to our growing team,” Mr. Barklow states. “His focus on evaluating, creating and maintaining operational efficiencies and executive leadership will help standardize operating procedures to guarantee a consistent experience for residents, their families, team members, and investors throughout our portfolio.” Mr. Slichta has built a successful career in seniors housing operations. Most recently, Mr. Slichta served as Executive Vice President of Housing & Hospitality at Transforming Age, where he was responsible for systems and outcomes in the market rate housing vertical for the non-profit organization. Prior to that Mr. Slichta was Senior Vice President of Operations for Sunrise Senior Living, with operational oversight for five regions and 145 communities throughout 17 states and the Province of British Columbia. He has also served as Chief Operating Officer for both Era Living, LLC and Oakdale Heights Management Corporation. “I look forward to becoming part of the Experience Senior Living leadership team,” Mr. Slichta says. “Their trajectory has been impressive and I’m excited to help guide the company as it stretches the boundaries of traditional seniors housing to deliver extraordinary experiences within the communities.” Mr. Slichta holds a B.A. in Economics from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, NY and a Master of Public Administration in Health Services from Brigham Young University.