Experience. Integrity. Commitment.

It’s no secret that a community such as Lake Forest Place can only be successful with a team of dedicated, experienced people at the helm. Our leadership comes to this community with an understanding of business, senior living, and most importantly, people. Meet some of the team members who use their expertise and servant leadership to help Lake Forest Place thrive.

Leslie Green

Executive Director

Leslie is known for her passion throughout Lake Forest Place. She is responsible for serving residents by improving services through innovation and keeping the community on a solid financial growth pattern, which she successfully does.

She has 25 years of experience in senior living and long-term care and has held senior leadership positions at various communities. A Licensed Nursing Home Administrator, Leslie has a Bachelor of Science degree in healthcare leadership from National Louis University, a master’s degree in ethics and pastoral care from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, and has studied in the Doctor of Health Administration program at Central Michigan University.

“I’m grateful to be a servant-leader of Lake Forest Place and enjoy being part of the lives of our residents and staff,” she shares. “My daily prayer is that our community lives out its mission to inspire wellness, independence, joy and security.”

Valerie Gostele

Director of Sales and Marketing

Beth Welch

Director of Community Programs

Andrew Rosencrans


Bill Pavelec

Fitness Program Manager

How may we serve you? If you have questions or would like more information about Lake Forest Place, call us at 847-604-8800, or use the contact form to reach out.

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