Rita Altman

Senior Vice President of Memory Care & Program Services, Sunrise Senior Living

Rita Altman serves as senior vice president of Memory Care & Program Services and has been with Sunrise Senior Living since 2007. Through the latest evidence-based research, she works to design and oversee memory care and assisted living programs implemented in Sunrise’s more than 300 communities. Her extensive nursing background spans over 35 years of experience in the fields of nursing education, staff development training, intergenerational programming, and management in childcare, adult day care, assisted living and skilled nursing settings. Rita received her BSN from the University of Pennsylvania and MSN in Nursing Leadership and Management from The George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences.



Tiffany Tomasso

ttomassoChief Operating Officer, Sunrise Senior Living

Sunrise Senior Living has changed dramatically since the current Chief Operating Officer, Tiffany Tomasso, came on board, and the company is now one of the largest seniors housing operators in the country. Listen to Ms. Tomasso talk about the changes, the expansion into ancillary service businesses and integrating acquisitions from an operating perspective.

Mark Ordan

911ordanChief Executive Officer, Sunrise Senior Living Inc

Mr. Ordan was named chief executive officer of Sunrise in November 2008 after joining the Company in March 2008 as the chief administrative and investment officer. He also serves on the Company’s board of directors.

Prior to joining Sunrise, Mr. Ordan was the chief executive officer and a director of The Mills Corporation. Previously, he founded and was chief executive officer of Fresh Fields Markets, served as chief executive officer for Balduccis, and also sat on the board of Federal Realty Investment Trust for ten years, serving as non-executive chairman for five years. He began his career after business school in the equities division of Goldman Sachs.

Mr. Ordan is a graduate and former board member of Vassar College and received his MBA from Harvard Business School.