Find out more about Ridgeline Management Company's team

Our Team

Our collaborative circle of talent brings over 180 years of collective experience in the senior living industry to their work in supporting each Community Administrator and their team. This hard-won expertise results in best practices incorporated into efficient, effective systems and a broad range of resources. Regional teams, each led by a Regional Director of Operations, work with other corporate directors and team members in the areas of health services, sales, marketing, human resources, operations and finance. Ridgeline is a growing, forward-thinking and technology savvy company providing ongoing education, encouragement and service to our managed communities, with a balance of compassion and professionalism.

Ridgeline Management Company

971-204-7200

1914 Willamette Falls Dr Ste 230 West Linn, OR 97068

Strong Leadership for Strong Communities

Meet the People Behind Exceptional Senior Living

At Ridgeline, we've gathered a diverse and dynamic team who are committed to passionately applying our core values toward creating joyful senior living communities to serve our residents. We care, and it shows.

Chuck McGlade Founder of Ridgeline Management Company

Chuck McGlade, M.D.​

Founder/Partner

Dr. McGlade is the founder and partner of Ridgeline. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University and Cornell University Medical College with honors.
He was Chief Resident at UCLA Medical Center, Medical Director for the Department of Radiology at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Eugene, Oregon for ten years and remains a partner in Radiology Associates.

His expertise is not confined to the medical field. He gained greater technology knowledge serving on the board of a local software firm. He is also managing partner of a commercial real estate group which has enhanced his knowledge of architecture and development. His exposure to these varied fields, together with his extensive medical background has afforded Dr. McGlade a unique perspective on the broad spectrum of senior care.

As a founder and partner, he has overseen the financial, budgetary process and has been the driving force to position Ridgeline as peerless in the senior housing market. He is a visionary who nurtures individual growth in the team, is a passionate advocate of innovative programming and has been instrumental in achieving this paradigm shift in the senior living industry.

John Safrans President at Ridgeline Management Company

John Safrans

President & CEO

John Safrans formerly of Baby Boomer Senior Living has managed hundreds of senior living facilities across the United States. Further, he has inspected and evaluated over 2,000 senior living properties as a designated trouble shooter for some of the nation’s largest senior living management companies. John is a recognized national expert at diagnosing problems and prescribing solutions for under-performing senior living facilities. Baby Boomer Senior Living is a full service, privately owned and operated management and development company for senior living communities.

Prior to founding Baby Boomer Senior Living, Safrans was VP of Environmental Operations for JEA Senior Living. With JEA, Safrans was actively involved in the ground-up development of 16 new senior living communities; and had direct environmental responsibility for a billion-dollar portfolio of 65 communities comprising over 4,500 units. Mr. Safrans has also served as the Corporate Executive Director/VP of Operations for Horizon Bay Senior Living, a management company originally formed to manage the 6,000-unit seniors housing portfolio owned by Goldman Sachs & Co.’s Whitehall Real Estate Funds. At Horizon Bay, Safrans managed 51 senior living facilities in 13 states.

Jill Tucker, Regional Director of Operations - Central

Jill Tucker

Vice President of Operations

Ms. Tucker began her career in Senior Living in 2002 with Juniper Communities where she held various positions ranging from Concierge to Executive Director, operating 100+ bed communities in Western Pennsylvania. She was successful in turning operationally challenged communities into high preforming communities by implementing systems, and building strong referral networks. Ms. Tucker was responsible for all Marketing responsibilities in addition to her role as the Executive Director.

She joined Ridgeline Management Company in 2014 as an Administrator/ Marketer at our community in central Wyoming. During her time in this position, she was successful in significant census, and revenue growth. Again, this was accomplished by implementing consistent systems, building a mission-oriented team networking with referral sources. She is currently employed with Ridgeline Management Company as Vice President of Operations. During her role in this position, Ms. Tucker has worked with new development, as well as focus and stabilized communities, offering operational and marketing expertise.

Ridgeline Management Company Administrator Support

Matthew Glencoe

Regional Administrator Support Team

Mr. Glencoe is a creative and business-savvy professional with 25 years of diverse experience in multiple industries. He has a proven ability to define and achieve organizational values and objectives. He is a team-builder, focused on safeguarding the interests and well-being of everyone with a stake in the communities we support.

Mr. Glencoe is a relative newcomer to senior care. In his current role, his broad experience leading teams in marketing and business management enable him to provide the support our communities need to assure their success.

Tood Harrison, Vice President of Finance at Ridgeline Management Company

Todd Harrison

Vice President of Finance

Todd has worked in senior housing/healthcare since 2005. Most recently, before joining the Ridgeline team, he was Director of Finance at Signature Healthcare at Home where he was responsible for revenue cycle, payroll, budgeting, and financial reporting. While there he helped lead the transition to a new Electronic Medical Record's System, developing new operating and financial metrics, and sunsetted the previous two systems that were in use.

A Portland resident since 2013 he had previously resided in Maryland where he worked as Director of Finance for Erickson Living Management, principally working on the capital and investor relations side, including working with the National Senior Campus Investment Committee, as well as successfully completing on Tax-Exempt Bond refinancing for Brooksby Village, and Ann's Choice.

 Adam Squires, Vice President of Sales & Marketing at Ridgeline Management Company in West Linn, Oregon

Adam Squires

Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Adam Squires has spent almost 20 years in Senior Living, starting his career in the kitchen as a Dining Services Coordinator. He spent years working in a community as a Director of Sales and Marketing, and as a Director of External Business Development. After several years working in a community, he earned the opportunity to serve as a Regional Director of Sales and Marketing, and also a Regional Director of Operations. But Sales and Marketing has always been his passion, and he is thrilled to be supporting the Ridgeline Team.

Adam is a proud resident of Cleveland, Ohio. He’s married to Jen and is raising two high-schoolers, Will and Maija. When not concentrating on his passion for helping seniors, he can be found playing golf or watching sports.