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Sonata Senior Living Welcomes Stephanie Braudrick to
Executive Team as Vice President of Sales

Orlando, FL, September 12, 2022—Orlando-based Sonata Senior Living continues its corporate reorganization focused on growth with the appointment of Stephanie Braudrick as its new Vice President of Sales. An industry veteran with over two decades of experience in senior living, Braudrick will help drive occupancy performance across the organization’s portfolio.

Braudrick joins Sonata with expertise in sales management and revenue transformation. Over the course of her career, she has held sales leadership roles in all aspects of senior care, including national third-party referral providers, home health, and hospice organizations.

“We are excited to add someone of Stephanie’s caliber to our executive leadership team” said Jamie Merrill, COO of Sonata Senior Living. “Her top-line sales approach will help fuel our continued growth and performance.”

Braudrick’s passion is driving results, with a focus on talent development and sales process excellence at the highest levels. Her dedication to team culture and fostering a collaborative team approach are what have led to many successes throughout her career.

“We recently launched a newly defined cultural initiative across Sonata’s organization called We Are One” said Shelley Esden, President, and CEO of Sonata Senior Living. “Stephanie’s collaborative style aligns nicely with our focus on one team moving towards success.”

Before joining Sonata, Stephanie held multi-site leadership roles with top national providers Holiday Retirement, Elmcroft Senior Living, and Emeritus Senior Living. She has also held leadership roles with technology leaders A Place for Mom and

Ms. Braudrick is a graduate of The University of Texas at Arlington. She resides in Central Florida with her family, where she pursues her love of writing and spending time enjoying the various beaches of Florida.

About Sonata Senior Living

Sonata Senior Living is a regional owner, developer, and operator of independent living, assisted living, and memory care communities. Founded in 2008, Sonata currently operates over 1090 units throughout Florida. The tenured Sonata team has earned a longstanding reputation as a trusted and proven provider of new development and turnaround acquisitions. Recipients of multiple Argentum Best of Best Awards, innovation, and service awards, Sonata’s pursuit of service excellence, unwavering commitment to its core values, and investment in top talent have made Sonata a provider of choice.

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