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The Army Residence Community - Chief Executive Officer

San Antonio, TX

Job Description

The Army Residence Community (ARC), a nonprofit, continuing care/life plan community located in San Antonio, Texas, has retained Witt/Kieffer to aid in the recruitment of its Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

The ARC was founded in 1982 by three retired Army General Officers and serves retired military officers from all branches of service, their spouses, widows, and widowers. Today, the ARC serves 750 residents on a 150 acre campus, and the community consists of 465 Independent Living units (apartments and cottages), two Assisted Living facilities with a total of 98 units, and a 91-bed nursing facility. The nursing facility includes a skilled certified distinct unit with 12 beds and an 18-bed secured memory care unit.

Reporting directly to the Board of Directors, the CEO will provide the organization with dynamic strategic and operational leadership.  The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will work with the Board of Directors to strategically position the ARC for continued success. The CEO will have a passion for serving seniors and an appreciation of the military culture.  He/she will ensure that the ARC continues to be focused on high quality care and resident service, affording residents an opportunity to enjoy the highest quality of life. The CEO will possess a resident-centric leadership philosophy and will be a highly engaged and visible leader. He/she will be open and transparent in communication with the residents, staff and the Board of Directors. The CEO will lead the organization in a highly collaborative style and serve as a strong mentor of the team.  He/he will be a strong advocate of leadership development.

The ARC is seeking candidates with a minimum of five years experience in leadership of a Continuing Care Retirement Community or senior living community. An undergraduate degree in business, healthcare, gerontology, hospitality or related field is required, and a graduate degree is preferred. 

We welcome your confidential expressions of personal interest and nominations of qualified colleagues.  Inquiries and questions concerning this search may be directed to the consultants assisting the ARC in this search (contact information listed below).  Materials should be submitted via email to

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