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Welcome new Chief Operating Officer Ed Mawe

Introducing New Chief Operating Officer Ed Mawe

Horizon House is pleased to announce Ed Mawe has been hired as Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mr. Mawe provides 28 years of executive leadership in senior housing, long term care operations, finance, and sub-acute and rehabilitation program development. His purview as COO at Horizon House will include Building Services, Dining Services, Resident Services, and Human Resources.

Mr. Mawe most recently served as the Interim CEO at The Kenney Retirement Community in West Seattle. He also served as CEO at Mary’s Woods in Lake Oswego, OR, and Franke Tobey Jones in Tacoma, WA—both Continuing Care Retirement Communities. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry and a Master’s in Education in Health and Natural Sciences from Western Washington University. Mr. Mawe has been involved over the years in LeadingAge Washington as a board member and officer, including serving as board chair. He also chaired the Executive Search Committee, which recruited and hired the current LeadingAge CEO, Deb Murphy. He has been active in the community, serving on various nonprofit boards, such as the American Red Cross of Pierce County, the Northwest Sinfonietta (chamber orchestra), and the Hospice and Palliative Committee for Multicare.

As Horizon House CEO Bob Anderson said, “Ed is a seasoned and creative leader in the senior living industry, bringing a passion for serving older adults and a knack for innovation.” Welcome!

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