Solutions Advisors Group Appoints Three New Senior Staff Bringing Seven Decades of Industry Experience

April 1, 2019

PETERSBURG, FL–St. Petersburg-based Solutions Advisors Group (SAG) has appointed a trio of senior living professionals bringing more than 70 years of industry experience to help guide and support the company’s continued growth. SAG is comprised of Solvere Living, the operations management division, and Solutions Advisors, the marketing, advertising, sales, consulting services and digital division.

Jessica Fogg has been appointed Senior Vice President of Consulting for Solutions Advisors. Michele Lindsey has been hired as Vice President of Team Engagement and Values for Solutions Advisors Group. Wendy Dorn is Managing Director of Wellness for Solvere Living.

“We’ve brought on time-proven veterans highly respected in their fields to help us drive and direct our division teams as we continue to grow our footprint of services and products,” said SAG CEO and President Kristin Ward. “Their expertise and commitment will help us better serve our consulting clients and community owners.”

With more than 25 years of sales and marketing experience, Fogg returns to SAG’s Solutions Advisors to lead the company in assessing and coaching all aspects of sales and strategic marketing for clients. She most recently served as Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Lutheran Social Ministries of New Jersey, leading the organization’s strategic approach for sales and marketing programs and services. She was previously Vice President of Solutions Advisors and worked with senior living communities across the country to help innovate and bring best practices to their sales and marketing teams.

Fogg worked in a senior capacity for numerous firms throughout the industry including Springpoint Senior Living where she was Vice President of Sales responsible for directing planning and implementation of the sales management and marketing efforts, along with overseeing marketing budgets, occupancy and sales training; and. She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Business from Florida International University in Miami and a degree in Business Administration from the Peruvian Institute of Business Administration (IPAE) in Lima, Peru. Fogg resides in Skillman, NJ.

Lindsey has more than 20 years of experience in human resources recruitment, training and development. She is in charge of SAG’s strategic human resource planning, promotion of company values and culture, as well as overseeing human resource management initiatives. Her past scope of work includes federal, state and local regulatory compliance, and labor relations along with diversity and inclusion culture integration.

Most recently Lindsey was Regional Director and Human Resources Director at Brookdale Healthcare Services’ Home Health & Hospice Division. She previously served as Senior Division Director for Human Resources and Training with Sava Senior Care, and as Division Director for Human Resources and Training for Brookdale and Horizon Bay. She holds an MBA in Human Resources Management and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Organizational Management from Bryan College in Dayton, TN. She is a certified Targeted Selection Administrator/Trainer and holds DDI Situational Leadership II Certification. Lindsey lives in Jacksonville, FL.  

Dorn is a Registered Nurse and has been in the nursing field for the past 30 years, serving as a staff nurse, director, educator and consultant. She has held numerous managerial and leadership positions in assisted living, palliative care, home health services, policy development, nursing, education, management and consulting. As Managing Director of Wellness for Solvere Living, she will implement company wellness standards and initiatives at each community, as well as support training, ensure compliance and supervise best practices for assisted living, memory care and nursing programming.

Dorn was most recently a Registered Nurse Case Manager and Clinical Director at Grace Healthcare Services, where she played a crucial role in the management and growth of the company. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from the Chamberlain College of Nursing in Downers, IL, and is a Certified Rehabilitation Registered Nurse and Certified Case Manager. She resides in Lakewood, NJ.

“We look forward to relying on the experience and knowledge of our three new senior staff to further enhance SAG’s range of innovation and solutions for our clients and the industry,” Ward said.

SAG is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year and employs more than 300 staff serving 35 clients across 15 states. Its Solvere Living division currently operates 13 communities in eight states, including Florida, Georgia, New York, New Jersey, Texas, Maryland, Virginia and Oklahoma.

Melding the forces of Solutions Advisors, Solvere Living and SA Digital, Solutions Advisors Group delivers marketing, branding, strategy, digital, creative and operations management expertise to senior living organizations nationwide.

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