CEO of Brookdale Senior Living
Lucinda M. (“Cindy”) Baier is the Chief Executive Officer of Brookdale Senior Living, one of Fortune Magazine’s top 200 largest publicly listed employers in the country. Cindy helped to lead Brookdale safely through the COVID-19 pandemic by aligning the Company on its North Star: the health and well-being of its residents, patients, and associates. Since 2018, Cindy also guided Brookdale’s success in achieving gender parity on its Board and Executive Leadership Team. Prior to joining Brookdale, Cindy served almost a decade as a board member and C-suite executive for a number of public and private companies and organizations. Cindy is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of Illinois State University, with both bachelor and master of science degrees in Accounting.