Jack R. Callison, Jr.

Chief Executive Officer

Jack Callison

Jack R. Callison, Jr. joined Sunrise Senior Living in April 2021 as Chief Executive Officer and brings more than 20 years of executive leadership experience in the senior living and multifamily industries. He is a seasoned leader with a proven record of building cohesive organizational cultures, strong teams, and highly scalable operating platforms in mission-driven organizations. Jack’s team-focused approach seeks to enable productive dialogue and engagement to foster diversity, inclusion, and belonging—all in an effort to drive long-term, sustainable, strategic growth and value creation.

Prior to Sunrise, Jack spent eight years as Chief Executive Officer of Enlivant, a senior living operator based in Chicago with over 230 communities across the U.S. Enlivant was named a Great Place to Work by The Great Place to Work Institute in 2019, and again in 2020. Prior to Enlivant, he served as Holiday Retirement’s Chief Executive Officer, and prior thereto, as President – U.S. Operations for Archstone.

Jack is a member of the Medical Center Board of Directors of the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and serves as Vice Chair of the Quality and Credentialing Committee. He is a Board Director and previous Vice Chair of the National Investment Center for Senior Housing and Care (NIC).  Jack also serves on the Board of Directors for Argentum and is an Executive Board Member of the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA).



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–Mark Twain
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