As the vice chairman of Lloyd Jones Senior Living, Tod Petty draws upon his development and operations skills honed over a 30-year career within the senior housing industry. His experience encompasses all levels of senior housing from independent living through assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing. In this role, Tod focuses on the business development of our third-party management services and forging relationships with investors.
Tod first joined Lloyd Jones Senior Living as EVP/COO, where he was responsible for the operations of the Lloyd Jones portfolio of senior living communities—both existing and to-be-developed.
Early in his career he founded Augusta Respiratory Care, which he subsequently sold to Lincare Holdings. From there, he joined various health-related organizations serving in executive-level positions in business development and operations. Ultimately, he became president and COO of Thrive Senior Living, a high-growth operator of assisted living and memory care communities. Over a nine-year period, he led the company through an era of extensive development with the addition of 29 new senior communities.
Prior to joining Lloyd Jones, he served as president and CEO of Mainstay Senior Living, which offers innovative housing solutions from independent living through skilled nursing. Altogether, he has managed over 50 senior housing communities of varying levels of care.
Tod holds a degree in business administration with an emphasis on management from Charleston Southern University. He is a certified director of assisted living, and a Senior Living Certification Commission member.