Sharon Yester

sharon-yesterChief Operating Officer, Bourne Financial Group

Sharon Yester has nearly 30 years of experience in the seniors housing and healthcare industry, with a focus on seniors housing operations, development, and supporting capital markets efforts to enhance knowledge and exposure in the healthcare sector.

Prior to joining BFG in 2015, Mrs. Yester served as CNL Financial Group’s Chief Healthcare Strategist from 2013 to 2015, and CNL’s Chief Asset Management Officer for its various REITs from 2011 to 2012. Mrs. Yester previously served Senior Vice President of Asset Management for CNL Retirement Properties from 2001 to 2007, and later HCP, Inc. after HCP acquired CNL Retirement Properties for $5.2 billion in 2006.

Prior to joining CNL in 2001, Mrs. Yester served as President and Chief Operating Officer of EdenCare Senior Living and has held various leadership roles in the healthcare sector, including President of Resources for Senior Living and Vice President of Assisted Living Horizon Healthcare.