Cindy Baier

Lucinda (“Cindy”) Baier is the President, Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the Board of Directors of Brookdale Senior Living, the nation’s premier operator of senior living communities. As of year-end 2022, the $2.8 billion company operated 673 senior living communities and had the ability to serve more than 60,000 residents through its independent living, assisted living, memory care, and continuing care retirement communities. The company’s 36,000+ employees are taking care of America’s seniors. 

A number of organizations have recognized Ms. Baier, including the CEO Forum Group’s 2021 Top 10 CEOs Transforming Healthcare in America; Nashville Medical News’ Class of 2021 “Women to Watch”; Corporate Citizenship 2020 Award from the Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board; one of McKnight’s 2020 “Women of Distinction”; and Nashville Business Journal’s “Most Admired CEO” list for three years.