Lisa Nelson

Lisa oversees operations for AVIVA’s Southwest and West communities. She has 13 years of leadership experience in senior living as an executive director and regional director of operations for companies such as Senior Lifestyle Corp and Solera Senior Living.

She brings 20+ years of expertise in hospitality as food and beverage manager and multi-site manager for Marriott, Delaware North Companies, and Bureau of Naval Personnel. Lisa also has international work experience across a variety of countries, including Iceland, Japan and Italy.

Lisa graduated from Virginia Tech with a bachelor of science degree in both hotel, restaurant and institutional management, and marketing.