September 11, 2019
SKOKIE, IL–Covenant Living Communities and Services announced the appointment of James Torrible as its Vice President of Fund Development for the organization. Torrible, a certified fund-raising executive (CFRE), comes to Covenant Living with a depth of experience in working within higher education, healthcare, corporate and foundation relations.
“Bringing James to Covenant Living allows us to really hone in on our fund raising efforts for the organization and our foundation,” said Terri Cunliffe, Covenant Living President and CEO. “His experience in capital campaigns, planned giving, and national fund raising strategies will help in our overall focus of ensuring a solid base for the Covenant Living Foundation.”
In his role at Covenant Living, Torrible will be responsible for strategic oversight on all aspects of fund development throughout the organization and for providing executive leadership for directors of development at Covenant Living communities across the country. He will also be responsible for establishing organization-wide fund development systems and tools and the strategic leadership for the Covenant Living Foundation.
“I’m really looking forward to working with the leadership team and Covenant Living’s directors of development,” said Torrible. “Knowing the Covenant Living Foundation is ultimately there to help in benevolent care for some residents who may need assistance creates a real passion for success.”
Chicago-based Covenant Living Communities and Services is the nation’s fifth largest, non-profit, senior services provider. It serves 5,000 residents at 16 retirement communities in nine states and offers independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, memory care, and rehabilitation. Through its LifeConnect®, a whole person wellness model, residents can access resources and opportunities that are designed to enrich the mind, body, and spirit and complement each person’s unique journey. Covenant Living is a ministry of the Evangelical Covenant Church and has been serving seniors since 1886.