Sonida Senior Living Strengthens Leadership With New Chief Clinical Officer

Dallas-based senior living provider Sonida Senior Living has named Tabitha Obenour as vice president and chief clinical officer, further expanding its executive leadership team.

The publicly traded company (NYSE: SNDA) specializes in independent living, assisted living, and memory care services.

Obenour joins Sonida from competitor Enlivant, where she served as Vice President of Clinical Quality and Compliance, according to a news release. She brings over 20 years of clinical operations experience to Sonida.

According to Sonida CEO Brandon Ribar, Obenour has expertise in clinical risk management, regulatory compliance, and governance. Her skills will allow Sonida to keep providing quality resident care as the company pursues growth opportunities.

Prior to Enlivant, Obenour spent nine years at major senior living provider Genesis Healthcare. She rose from director of nursing to become the company’s head of clinical operations, overseeing 21 skilled nursing centers.

Obenour also gained experience at HCR Manorcare and in the U.S. Army. She holds nursing degrees from Chamberlain University and Marion Technical College.

Sonida operates 71 senior housing communities with 8,000 residents across 18 states, owning 61 communities directly and managing 10 others for third-party owners.

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