Leadership | Elder Care Alliance


Elder Care Alliance leaders are knowledgeable about the senior living industry and passionate about the older adults we serve – but it doesn’t end there.

Our leaders commit to learning, constantly growing, and pushing themselves to find new and better ways to deliver services that nurture each resident’s body, mind, and spirit. This commitment extends to our team members, fostering an environment of professional development.

President & CEO, Adriene Iverson | Elder Care Alliance

Adriene Iverson

President & CEO

At Elder Care Alliance, there is an established culture of learning and innovation. As President & CEO, Adriene Iverson continually asks herself questions like, “How might we do this better?” and “What can we learn from this?” Iverson has been part of the Elder Care Alliance team since 2010, initially as VP of Operations, where she oversaw all of Elder Care Alliance’s operational functions and the infrastructure for internal communications. In 2011, she led a comprehensive software conversion and implementation of electronic health records across all of Elder Care Alliance’s communities. She was also instrumental in ushering in Dr. John Zeisel’s internationally recognized dementia care program, I’m Still Here®, in Elder Care Alliance’s memory care neighborhoods. She led Elder Care Alliance’s strategic planning.

Iverson has extensive experience guiding the operations of not-for-profit organizations. Before joining Elder Care Alliance, she served for 15 years as Vice President of Operations at the CNH District Church Extension Fund, a $60 million church loan fund. Her responsibilities ranged from oversight of finance to marketing, underwriting, loan placement, and construction draw management. For more than a decade, she served as chair of the board for a startup Continuing Care Retirement Community, providing her with valuable, firsthand knowledge of the senior living industry. Iverson holds a Bachelor of Science in marketing from Santa Clara University.

Vice President of Wellness, Carmel Dolcine-Joseph | Elder Care Alliance

Carmel Dolcine-Joseph

Vice President of Wellness

Carmel Dolcine-Joseph, Vice President of Wellness, has been a leader in senior living and long-term care since 2001. Carmel leads ECA’s Wellness Department and is Co-Risk Manager.

Since 2013, Carmel has led Resident Care Services, Skilled Nursing, Memory Care, Life Enrichment, & Clinical Applications/E.H.R. operations. She has been integral to ECA’s success in becoming a preferred provider and employer of choice; enabling residents, residents’ families, and staff members to live purposeful lives, reaching the fullest of their potential. Her inspirational leadership, thoughtful communication, and proactive performance management makes Carmel a highly effective mentor, committed to making everyone she works with better.

Prior to Elder Care Alliance, Carmel had the pleasure of serving in numerous multi-site leadership roles including Divisional Director of Care Management & Interim ED (Redevelopments) – West Division with Atria Senior Living, Clinical Informatics Nurse – Havasu Regional Medical Center (Acute Care, Urgent Care, SNF/Rehab, Physician Practices, Home Care), and MDS. Nurse with Life Care Centers of America – Arizona/Southwest Region.

Carmel Dolcine-Joseph has Nursing Home Administrator, Assisted Living Administrator, and Nursing Licenses in multiple states. She is also a Certified Professional in Aging Services Risk Management (CPASRM), Certified Alzheimer’s Disease Dementia Care Trainer (CADDCT), Certified Dementia Practitioner (CDP), Certified Montessori Dementia Care Professional (CMDCP), and Certified EHR Implementation Project Manager.

Beyond her leadership role at ECA, Carmel is a trusted and respected speaker on wellness, long-term care, and risk management; and sits on the Board of Directors for the California Assisted Living Association (CALA), CALA Education Committee, and CALA Public Policy Committee.

Vice President of Human Resources, Monica Stinson | Elder Care Alliance

Monica Stinson

Vice President of Human Resources

Monica Stinson joined Elder Care Alliance as Vice President of Human Resources in August 2018. She joined the team with more than a decade of experience in all aspects of human resources, talent management and business operations. Stinson oversees Human Resources (HR) and is responsible for talent management, Team Member retention and solidifying the Employer of Choice culture at both the corporate and community levels.

Prior to Elder Care Alliance, Stinson served as a Regional HR professional for Sunrise Senior Living, where she had oversight of the HR group consisting of 3,000 employees in 36 locations in California, Washington and Utah. Stinson has a Master of Science in Psychology from Northcentral University in Prescott, Arizona. She also has a Master’s in Business Administration and Organizational Development from Upper Iowa University.

Vice President of Marketing & Communications, Meredith Brashaw | Elder Care Alliance

Meredith Bradshaw

Vice President of Marketing & Communications

Meredith Bradshaw joined Elder Care Alliance as Vice President of Marketing and Communications in September 2021. She joins the team with more than 18 years of digital, integrated marketing and communication experience with an expertise in integrated communications, digital communications, social media marketing, and digital marketing.

Most recently, Meredith was the VP of Marketing and Communications for the education non-profit EducationSuperHighway where they successfully upgraded the bandwidth of 98% of US public schools for digital learning in the classroom. Previously Meredith was a Partner at FleishmanHillard, where she created digital communications programs for various clients.

Meredith lives in San Francisco and loves to get outdoors with her dog Benedict Cumberbatch (AKA Benny).

Senior Director of Sales, Terri Torres | Elder Care Alliance

Terri Torres

Senior Director of Sales

Terri Torres is an award-winning senior living sales strategist specializing in multi-site leadership and partners with community teams to build occupancy and increase revenue. After spending more than a decade leading teams to peak performance in geriatric care solutions and the senior housing industry, Terri knows how to drive successful sales outcomes through personalized coaching and development plans to increase conversions.—and it’s not just mastering sales and marketing trends. It’s how well you connect with the teams and build relationships.

“I know it sounds funny, but I fell in love with helping seniors at an early age through my fascination with home shopping channels, like QVC,” Terri said. “I loved watching the connection the hosts had with their customers, who oftentimes are elderly and homebound. I thought to myself, If I can help people who are at home and alone find a better way of life that would be a dream scenario.”

A strong believer in the power of positive thinking, she regularly develops trainings to assist sales leaders with effective techniques to become the very best versions of themselves. Most recently, Terri was a Divisional Director of Sales and Marketing for Senior Lifestyle where she supported up to 37 communities throughout the US to achieve and exceed sales targets.

She enjoys music, the occasional shopping spree, and Netflix binge, but can also be found on the tennis court or beachside with her husband. Terri is a trained mindset and business coach, a Licensed Vocational Nurse, and holds an MBA from Bellevue University.

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