About Us

As a national nonprofit organization, Transforming Age is guided by our singular vision to “transform the perception of age” and to make life better for older adults and society. We have a different perspective—one that views aging as a declaration and an opportunity to continue to lead an independent and purposeful life.

Our Impact

We create unlimited possibilities to enhance the lives of older adults


People served across our network


Team members


Community benefits due to community-based care

$10 Million

Unreimbursed charity care


Donor support for philanthropic programs

Our Mission

We create unlimited possibilities to enhance the lives of older adults by integrating housing, community services, technology, philanthropy and partnerships. We are Transforming Age.


Our Culture of Excellence

The Culture of Excellence is the fabric that unites our team members, across all Transforming Age affiliates.


Act honestly.


Be kind, empathetic and compassionate.


Honor and accept the value of each person.


Create new solutions and improve constantly.


We work together and support each other.


Take responsibility for your actions.


Have fun and bring joy.

Our Team

Kathi Lentzsch

Former CEO

Sophia Allwood

Corporate Director of Clinical Services

Paul Barlow

Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Jim Bennett

Senior Vice President of Health Services

Julie Bennett

Vice President of Finance

Kristen Crawford

Director of Branding and Communications

Kimberly Henderson

Vice President of Finance & Accounting

Alicia Hoppers

Vice President of Affordable Housing

Scott Larson

Executive Director of the Transforming Age Foundation

Ted MacBeth

Vice President of Real Estate Development

Wayne Machmiller

Director of Construction Services

David Richart

Executive Director, Full Life Care

Laurie Sykes

Vice President of Operations

Barb Bennett

Retired President & COO of Vulcan Inc.

Paul Aigner

Vice President of Real Estate Development


Sous Chef


Culinary Director


Senior Accountant


Nursing Assistant


Nursing Assistant


Assistant Executive Director




Senior Accountant

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Job Opportunities

Torsten Hirche

President and CEO

Michael Connell

Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Marc Gaber

Chief Technology and Information Officer

Ken Noreen

Chief Operating Officer

David Knight

Senior Vice President of Strategy and Partnerships

Ashlee Gray

General Counsel

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Karen Brandt

Vice President of People

Frankie Pane

President, GSI

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Joy Moore

Chief Growth and Strategy Officer, On Lok

Immediate Past Chair: Mary Wagner

Retired Senior Vice President, Starbucks

Board Chair: Jesse Bond

Owner, Bond Financial, LLC

Scott Lumsden

Executive Presbyter, Seattle Presbytery

Cathy Danigelis

Western Region Manager, KeyBank Community Development Lending

Torsten Hirche

President & CEO, Transforming Age

Jim Melhorn

Retired President/CEO, Episcopal Ministries to the Aging

Lisa Nelson

Finance Executive/Startup Advisor

Vice Chair: Greg Russell

Partner, Peterson Russell Kelly PLLC