Scott started his construction career as a skilled carpenter almost thirty years ago. Over the next three decades he has grown through the industry as foreman, project superintendent, construction manager. Most recently he served eighteen years as project superintendent for a major general contractor of senior housing. He now oversees AVIVA facilities and their capex projects.

His expertise spans the industry, from bidding and negotiating contracts to managing entire projects and crews to conform to design, budget, and schedule. Recent projects have included First Federal Delta Bank, OH; Symphony of Centerville, OH; and numerous assisted living facilities.

He is OSHA Construction Safety certified, CPR certified and certified Lull (type of forklift) operator.

As controller, Stacey Hess oversees the accounting functions for all Lloyd Jones subsidiaries and divisions. She also manages cash and is responsible for risk management. For the past ten years, she had been the controller for affiliate Finlay Management, prior to its merger with Lloyd Jones. There she was responsible for all property accounting and financial reporting as well as tax and audits.

Stacey’s background includes fifteen years of public accounting where she specialized in corporate taxation and small business accounting. In addition, she has experience in financial statement auditing.

Stacey graduated magna cum laude, from Dowling College in New York with a Bachelor of Arts in accounting and has been a Certified Public Accountant since 1989.  

As chief operating officer of Lloyd Jones, Jimmy Carrion is responsible for the oversight of the firm’s subsidiaries, with a special focus on Aviva Senior Living. Previously senior vice president of investor relations, Jimmy has been with the company since 2020.

Having worked closely with CEO, Chris Finlay, Jimmy has been involved in every aspect of the business from investor relations, investment acquisitions and underwriting, to senior-housing asset management.

His 15-year career has focused on operations and investment management, starting with the Atlanta Razorback Sports Complex of the North American Soccer League where he served as director of operations for the facility.

From there, he worked in the construction industry as director of sales and operations for a construction management firm.

Prior to joining Lloyd Jones, Jimmy served as regional business development manager of OYO USA, the second-largest hotel chain in the world Jimmy holds a bachelor’s degree in international business from Georgia State University and is fully bilingual.

Randy Watkins has focused his 20-year career on culinary arts and dietary management. Early in his career, he served as director of dining services for Watermark retirement communities where he led the dining operations of multiple senior communities – with zero inspection deficiencies. He planned menus and trained cooks, servers and dishwashers in food preparation and food safety. From there he became senior dining services director at Elmcroft, responsible for monitoring 32 communities. More recently he served as vice president, culinary services for Bridge Senior Living. There he built and led the culinary program for a diverse portfolio from a luxury high-end CCRC to a stand-alone memory care – throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

At AVIVA, Randy is responsible for innovative dining services and practices throughout the AVIVA system.

Lisa Amber is an award-winning sales and marketing professional with almost twenty years in the senior-housing industry. Her experience also includes medical operations management within the medical/healthcare arena.

Her senior housing marketing career began with American Senior Communities where she spent eight years and worked her way up to regional sales and marketing director. Most recently she served as regional director of sales and marketing for Solstice Senior Living where she was able to raise overall census from 59% to 91% through her tested communications initiatives.

Lisa is well versed in senior housing technology and highly proficient in sales and marketing platforms. She holds a bachelor’s degree in communication and media studies from the University of Phoenix.

For the past twenty years, Denise Leith’s career has focused on real estate accounting. Starting as a staff accountant with Trammell Crow, she soon became a senior commercial accountant at a major full-service commercial/residential real estate organization. From there, she moved to the McKinley Companies where she spent ten years as a senior commercial accountant for the national real estate investment and management firm. She also served as senior commercial accountant for RealPage. Eventually she became corporate assistant controller at REDICO/American Senior Living before moving to AVIVA Senior Living.

Denise holds a Bachelor of Accountancy degree from Walsh College of Accountancy and Business Administration. Denise is an award-winning accountant with special expertise in senior housing and Yardi software.

As CFO, Jason takes on a fundamental role in the financial management and strategic decision-making processes of our organization. Jason leverages his extensive experience with over 20 years in the industry to focus on maximizing financial performance and driving growth for Lloyd Jones.

Prior to joining Lloyd Jones, Jason served as a Partner and CFO at City Pads, where he provided oversight of all financial and legal aspects of ground-up development projects while also playing a pivotal role in capitalization activities by securing bridge, construction, and permanent financing vehicles and identifying and negotiating with equity partners.

Jason holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a BSBA from Boston University.

Dennis develops senior housing strategies and works collaboratively to improve operational performance through analysis. He brings extensive experience in senior living asset management, including underwriting, operational analytics, executive presentations, capital structures, financing, and financial reporting.

Prior to joining Lloyd Jones, Dennis held senior housing executive positions at Benchmark Senior Living (Northeast largest operator) in accounting, FP&A, Operations (Executive Director) & Investments. In his 14-year tenure with Benchmark, Dennis oversaw asset management for 65 senior hosing communities and completed $2.5B+ in senior housing in recapitalization and acquisitions.

Dennis is an alumnus of the National Investment Center (NIC) Future Leaders Council, and a graduate of the University of Connecticut where he majored in economics.

Julie brings over 25 years of experience in healthcare, with 12 years dedicated to working in senior housing. Her expertise in regulatory compliance and advocacy comes from managing both operations and resident care across various communities for Benchmark Senior Living (Northeast largest operator) and Epoch Senior Living.

Julie earned both her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing and her Master of Science degree in nurse leadership from Framingham State University.

Tina is a seasoned clinical executive with over 20 years of healthcare experience. She began her career in senior living as a direct caregiver, completing LPN and RN school and moving into Director of Nursing, Regional Director of Care, and Divisional Vice President of Care roles. She prides herself on having a collaborative approach and building relationships and teams. She has gained 11 years of multi-site experience from her time at Enlivant, Elmcroft, and Eclipse Senior Living. Tina has dedicated her career to serving seniors and ensuring excellent care, standards, and outcomes.

Tina holds a B.S. degree in registered nursing from Chamberlain University.