Wingate appoints new CFO and COO
Ms. Burgess brings to Wingate 18 years of experience working in the senior housing and healthcare industry. She is an alumna of the National Investment’s Center Future Leader’s Council, on which she served from 2010 to 2013.
Most recently, Ms. Burgess was the Senior Vice President of Finance for Post Acute Partners, a New York based owner and operator of multiple post-acute healthcare businesses.
Prior to that Ms. Burgess served as Vice President of Treasury & Portfolio Management for Benchmark Senior Living and was previously the Director of Financial Analysis at Epoch Senior Living.
Before entering senior housing, Ms. Burgess held roles as a Real Estate Analyst for Harvard Private Capital Group in Boston, and as a Senior Bond Analyst for Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliff, LLP, in Los Angeles and New York.
Ms. Burgess received her undergraduate degree from the University of Pennsylvania, graduating Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.
The company also announced the appointment of Tamilyn Levin as the company’s Chief Operating Officer.
Ms. Levin has been with Wingate for four years as Chief Financial Officer, and is responsible for directing the organization’s financial and accounting practices as well as developing and executing strategic planning to support the company’s long-term growth.
Ms. Levin brings to her new role over 30 years of legal, financial and professional experience, 25 years of which have been working in the senior housing and healthcare industry.
Prior to joining Wingate, Ms. Levin was founder and principal of TM Levin Law, LLC and Financial Consulting, a successful legal and financial consulting firm.
Prior to that Ms. Levin practiced law at Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP, where she was a member of the Health Care Practice Group and focused her corporate practice on finance, mergers, acquisition, securities and general corporate governance.
Ms. Levin has held several senior financial leadership roles at local assisted living and nursing home companies including Atlantic Retirement Group, LLC, Benchmark Assisted Living, LLC, Epoch Senior Living, Inc. and Prism Health Group, Inc.
Ms. Levin holds an M.B.A. and B.S.B.A. in Accounting from Suffolk University of Boston, and received her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. ■