Lynette Ladenburg to Lead Martha & Mary as New CEO

October 4, 2016

POULSBO, WA (October 4, 2016) Martha & Mary announced today that its Board of Trustees has selected Lynette Ladenburg as the organization’s next Chief Executive Officer. Ladenburg who currently serves as LeadingAge Washington’s Chief Strategic and Financial Officer, will take leadership of the organization on October 31.

“The Board is delighted to have found the best individual to assume this important leadership role,” said Helen Stoll, Chairperson of the Board of Trustees. “Lynette has an exceptional reputation for strong, effective leadership. This attribute, combined with her deep knowledge of the senior care / housing industry makes her uniquely qualified to lead Martha & Mary successfully into the future.”

The selection of Ladenburg caps a nearly 4-month search process facilitated by CliftonLarsonAllen, a national executive search firm. A large initial prospect pool was narrowed by stages to a group interviewed by the Board’s recruitment committee, and then to a final round who met with all Board Trustees and members of the Martha & Mary Senior Leadership Team.

“I’m honored and I’m grateful to the Board for the opportunity to lead this exceptional organization,” said Ladenburg. “I look forward to joining Martha & Mary’s mission of caring to ensure their continued success in light of the changing landscape of both health care and housing for seniors and early learning programs for children.”

Ladenburg holds a BA from the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma and an MBA in Healthcare Management from Marylhurst University in Portland. Additionally, she is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator.  Ladenburg served as Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community’s Chief Financial & Operations Officer for fourteen years prior to moving to her current post at LeadingAge Washington. Ladenburg grew up in Gig Harbor, but now resides in Tacoma with her two sons, while her eldest child, a daughter, lives and works in California.

Martha & Mary has been caring for children, seniors and families in Greater Kitsap for 125 years. They offer rehab, home care, care management, long term care for seniors and early learning programs for children.


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