Jill Vitale-Aussem, LNHA, MMH, is a veteran of the senior living field with over two decades of experience leading senior living communities in the for-profit and not-for profit sectors. Since 2018, she has served as President and CEO of The Eden Alternative, a global non-profit dedicated to creating quality of life for elders and their care partners, wherever they may live.
Jill earned her Master of Management in Hospitality degree from Cornell University School of Hotel Administration and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Alfred University. She is a licensed nursing home administrator, a certified assisted living administrator, a LeadingAge Academy Fellow, an Eden Alternative Guide, and a Certified Eden Alternative Educator.
Jill is passionate about creating community cultures of innovation, possibilities, inclusivity, growth, and empowerment, and writes and speaks nationally on topics of culture, leadership, and ageism.