The long-term success of any company can almost always be traced back to the experience of its leadership team. At Leisure Care, we have one of the most experienced senior management teams in the industry. This tenured group of leaders offers a rare perspective that combines a historical view of the industry with a progressive, innovative drive towards the future.
Chairman & CEO
Dan Madsen has developed a combination of people, platform, and pipeline focused on changing the way business is done. He’s a tireless and inspirational leader with the drive and vision to make Leisure Care not only a great company to work with, but also a great company to work for. Since 1988, his business philosophy has been simple—put people first, and positively impact the lives of employees, customers, and business associates every day. Dan’s commitment to philanthropy has helped create a culture of giving, and his dedication to the industry has led to his involvement as a member of various boards.
Partner & President – One Eighty International
The true definition of Three Thirds Lifestyle, Bob's commitment to not only the company but his family and community are unparalleled. Since joining in 1989, Bob's dedication to research and preparation has helped him develop and execute successful business plans across multiple product lines. Bob focuses on the growth of new international projects and partnerships, leading a team who evaluates and develops global business opportunities. During his successful tenure at One Eighty, Bob’s team has established properties in Canada, India, and Mexico with more to come. When not at work, Bob enjoys varied outdoor activities with his adult children and grandchildren. He also can be found volunteering as a "Big Buddy" and mentor at Camp Erin, an organization funded by the Moyer Foundation that brings critical life coping skills, hope and healing to thousands of children and teens. He is also on the Board of Associates for Gallaudet University where he is a member of the Hall of Fame for his outstanding football coaching record.
Partner & Chief Financial Officer
Judy Marczewski joined Leisure Care as Chief Financial Officer in March 1999, and was named partner in 2003. Her experience in executive positions for KeyCorp, Key Bank of Washington, and CTS International, Inc. has prepared her well to serve as CFO. Judy is a graduate of Leadership Tomorrow, and is actively involved in Treehouse, an agency committed to improving the lives of foster children. Her passion for education and training has prompted her to head up our 180 Degrees program. After a full day of reviewing financial histories, projecting trends, and forecasting future performance, Judy can be found enjoying the great outdoors with her family (more specifically, the slopes after a good snow fall). It’s this balance of family, community, and work that make her perfectly suited for the role.
Partner — One Eighty
Andy Gomes joined the team in 1990 with an extensive background in the hotel and restaurant industry. His experience has been a driving force in laying the foundation for a solid, service-focused operations department, and it resonates in all business he conducts. Andy’s primary focus is the support and development of hospitality brands. Like Andy, his team is driven to find new and better ways to do business, regardless of industry or product. Andy’s service-oriented background is evident in his personal life as well. He currently serves as a member of the Executive Leadership Council for Hopelink, a non-profit organization serving homeless and low-income families, and has been volunteering at Farestart, a culinary job training and placement program for homeless and disadvantaged individuals since 2008.
Partner & Executive Vice President
Brett joined the Leisure Care family in 2009 after working for a development partner. His first role as a general manager in one of Leisure Care’s communities gave him a unique perspective on operations, and a passion for making a positive impact on the lives of our residents. However, Brett’s true passion has always been in sales, and his first role at the corporate office was as Sales & Marketing Director. In his current role as Executive Vice President, Brett utilizes his expertise and passion to help set the strategy for Leisure Care, communicate the vision, identify talent, and build successful teams.Brett also continues to oversee the sales and marketing department for the company. When he’s not at work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children, fly fishing, and watching is alma mater the Arizona Wildcats play basketball.
Partner & Vice President – Controller
Scott joined Leisure Care in 1999 to lead the accounting team as Controller. In 2003, he was promoted to Vice President and Controller, directing the accounting and finance activities for the company. Scott began his career in public accounting with an international CPA firm where he specialized in auditing healthcare-related clients. He also served as Senior Internal Auditor for Hillhaven Nursing Homes throughout the country, as well as Chief Financial Officer of a community health center prior to joining Leisure Care. He’s a graduate of Washington State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration and is a CPA. When he’s not at work, Scott can be found playing guitar, working on his next musical collaboration with his daughters.
Partner & Vice President – Development
Hoyt joined Leisure Care as a Construction Manager in 1998. Prior to joining Leisure Care he worked as an architect in a design firm in San Francisco, and managed the design and construction of several large commercial and residential buildings. Hoyt’s career has continued to grow during his time with the company. He is now responsible for all aspects of new community development, including market research, site selection, entitlements, financial analysis, design and construction. He also directs the team conducting renovations of existing Leisure Care managed properties. He takes great satisfaction in making sure that the buildings his team builds make great places to live for Leisure Care’s residents. Hoyt has volunteered at many of the non-profit agencies Leisure Care supports, including Treehouse and Youthcare. Hoyt has a B.A. in architecture from the University of California, Berkeley, and a master’s degree in real estate development from Columbia University.
Partner & Vice President – Operations
Greg joined Leisure Care in 1998 as management associate of Fairwinds – Rio Rancho in Rio Rancho, New Mexico. He was quickly promoted to general manager where he successfully led the community until 2005 when he joined the operations team at the corporate office in Seattle. In 2009 he was promoted to Vice President – Operations and four years later named a partner in the company. In his current role Greg drives the growth of our newest brand of retirement communities – Treeo – a fresh approach to senior living that focuses on great value, modern design and connecting residents to what matters most in their lives. Greg also works closely with the new business team, leading newly acquired communities through their repositioning and bringing Leisure Care’s systems, signature programs, and Five-Star Fun to life. After graduating with a Bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University and spending time in the food and beverage industry, Greg was drawn to senior housing because he wanted to make a difference in people’s lives and have his days matter. This is evident in his personal life as well. Greg currently sits on the board of New Beginnings, an organization whose mission it is to end domestic violence, and was previously involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters, Rotary and Storehouse West Food Bank. When not at work Greg enjoys spending time outdoors with his wife, hiking, boating and scuba diving.
Partner & Vice President – Operations
Ryan joined the Leisure Care team in 2000. His first role was as a Manager in Training and shortly thereafter he was promoted to General Manager. Coincidentally, he was managing the same community that his grandmother had lived in a few years prior. In fact, Ryan's grandmother played a large role in his profession in the senior housing industry due in part that he lived with her for five years. In 2004 Ryan joined the Leisure Care home office team and has been in an operational capacity ever since. In this role he oversees communities and is responsible for their overall performance. He also represents the operations team with workers compensation and has initiated key objectives to lower the number of workplace injuries. Outside of work Ryan helps spearhead volunteer efforts at the Seattle Union Gospel Mission Search and Rescue where they find and feed homeless people. In the past, Ryan also spent many years involved with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound. In his free time, Ryan can be found out on the football field coaching his two sons, enjoying the PNW fishing and hiking, or cheering on his alma mater, the Cougs. Ryan graduated with a BA in business from Washington State University.