Orlando, FL—July 26, 2018 – Sonata Senior Living, an Orlando based owner, developer and operator of senior living communities, is proud to announce that Lorrie Kovac, RN, BSN, Sonata Senior Living’s Regional Director of Wellness and Resident Care was awarded ‘Employee of the Year’ by Florida Senior Living Association.

The ceremony presenter said, “This year’s Employee of the Year is many things rolled into one…. A road warrior; a coach; an exceptional nurse; and a champion of excellence.

If you’ve worked in Assisted Living in Florida for any length of time, chances are you know her. She has worked as a nurse in Assisted Living since 2009 and has a reputation of being “The Quintessential Wellness and Resident Care Rock Star!”

To know her, is to be touched by her witty sense of humor, inspired by her unwavering commitment to her staff and residents, and amazed by her ability to multi-task and get things done! She always goes above and beyond and does so in a hands-on, calm manner that inspires and teaches other along the way. As a true leader, she never expects recognition and is motivated solely by obtaining extraordinary results and helping others.”

Lorrie Kovac currently oversees the Wellness and Resident Care for 10 communities located throughout Florida. Over the past year, she has assisted with the successful clinical onboarding and systems’ implementation of 7 new communities, and oversaw a pilot program for Electronic Health Recordsoftware.

“Lorrie enhances the lives of our residents through her expertise of training and helping our wellness teams maintain an exemplary record with quality service and state compliance,” said Shelley Esden, Chief Operating Officer of Sonata Senior Living.


Sonata Senior Living is a privately held owner, developer and operator of Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory care communities located exclusively in Florida. The Sonata Senior Living team is comprised of experienced senior housing executives who have been instrumental in the development and operations of more than 20 Central Florida senior housing communities.

For more information see www.sonataseniorliving.com or call (407) 286-6490

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