Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Katie Kleinsmith

As Chief Operating Officer, Katie Kleinsmith will oversee core operational functions, creating programs that drive excellence into community processes and supporting onsite teams, with the main goal of building environments where residents can thrive.

Kleinsmith brings over 28 years of senior living sales and operations management experience to the Blake. She has served in regional and national roles with Manor Health Care, Brookdale Senior Living, and Marriott Senior Living.

She has served on the Board of Directors for the Alzheimer’s Association and the Virginia Coalition for the Aging. Kleinsmith was also an appointed member of the Virginia Governor’s Commission on Alzheimer’s Disease, and is currently a member of the Women Business Leaders for the US Healthcare Industry.

“I am excited to be part of the dynamic team at the Blake and to be part of a growing company dedicated to serving seniors,” said Kleinsmith. “My vision is to create the best management team possible to stabilize our existing communities and help grow our platform across the southern US and Mid-Atlantic regions.”

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