RANDY P. SMITH
Senior Vice President of Operations
Mr. Smith is the Senior Vice President of Operations for Discovery Senior Living and its affiliated organizations. His focus at Discovery Senior Living is driving the success of all aspects of operations of the company as well as working directly with the CEO and CFO to create and execute strategic operational, economic and growth planning for the organization. He has worked for a variety of senior-living communities throughout his career and his expertise was a key factor in the successful operations of these companies.
Mr. Smith joined the Discovery Senior Living team in 2015, bringing more than 15 years of experience in operations, business development and general management. He began his career in the field of management and soon progressed into the senior-living industry where he held various leadership positions for highly regarded assisted- and independent-living communities. He has been involved in developing and directing operational strategies, tactical plans, and revenue performance targets and his contribution has resulted in higher resident satisfaction rates, greater net incomes and increased regional census ranking.
In previous positions working with senior-living companies, Mr. Smith was responsible for all operations of the communities, including sales and marketing, quality assurance, dining services, care management, programming, human resources and financial management. His expertise resides in real estate, sales and marketing, accounting and operations, mergers and acquisitions and organizational offerings designed to fortify growth and enhance profitability. Additional strengths include development of business, strategizing, quantitative and qualitative analysis, managing capital and operating budgets, evaluating and addressing financial risk, customer acquisition and retention strategies and written, verbal and formal presentations.
Mr. Smith received his master’s degree in Business Administration from Loyola University in Baltimore, Maryland. He currently resides in Bonita Springs.