Jill Vitale-Aussem, MMH ’96
Vice President of Consulting Services
Cappella Living Solutions
Jill Vitale-Aussem has 20 years of experience leading senior living communities. As an Executive Director, she often assumed leadership of challenged communities and was able to lead each organization to success by driving cultural transformation and sound business practices. During her time as Vice President of Operations, Jill provided leadership and guidance to a range of for-profit and not-for-profit communities and opened multiple new buildings.
Jill currently serves as Vice President of Consulting Services for Cappella Living Solutions, the consulting and management arm of Denver-based Christian Living Communities (CLC). She joined CLC in 2009 as the Executive Director of Clermont Park where she led the community through a $75 million redevelopment project and a complete cultural transformation.
Jill earned a Master of Management in Hospitality from Cornell University School of Hotel Administration and holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from Alfred University.
Jill is a licensed nursing home administrator, a certified assisted living administrator, a 2014 LeadingAge Leadership Academy Fellow, an Eden Alternative Guide, and a Certified Eden Alternative Educator.
Jill is passionate about creating community cultures of innovation, possibilities, inclusivity, and growth and writes and speaks nationally on the topics of culture, leadership and ageism.