Our Leadership Team

The Leadership Team supports and is supported by the Horizon House Team, an amazing group of 300+ people from 27 different countries, all of whom “walk the talk” when it comes to our Mission, Vision, and Values. We embrace diversity – of background, of pursuits, of thinking – with openness and respect. Our words have meaning and our values are real. They knit us together as a community and make Horizon House the dynamic and pleasant place it is to live and work.

Sara McVey, Chief Executive Officer

Sara McVey, Chief Executive Officer

Sara joined Horizon House in June 2015 with a 20-year background in hospitality, marketing, and the retirement industry, serving most recently as Vice President of Senior Living Strategic Initiatives at Mather Lifeways of Evanston, Illinois. She also served as Vice President, Experience Director at The Mather CCRC, and Vice President of Marketing, Public Relations, and Digital Strategies at Vanguard Health Systems of Chicago.

Sara holds a B.A. in Marketing/Mass Communication and Health Education from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.

Mike Ostrem, Chief Financial Officer

Mike Ostrem, Chief Financial Officer

Mike is a seasoned executive with more than 30 years of experience as CFO and COO to both emerging and established companies in the legal, retail, management consulting, and e-commerce fields. In addition, he has banking experience with major lending institutions in Seattle and New York.

Mike holds a B.A. in Business from Washington State University and an M.B.A. from Seattle University.

Lauri Warfield-Larson, Health Services Officer

Lauri Warfield-Larson, Health Services Officer

Lauri has been professionally involved in long-term care since 1993. After joining Horizon House in 1998 as a staff Occupational Therapist, she earned her Nursing Home Administrators License in 2005 and moved to the position of Officer of Health Services that same year.

Lauri holds a B.S. in Occupational Therapy from the University of Washington.