We Enrich The Lives Of Seniors Every Day
Morrison Community Living is a hospitality-driven company built on the foundation of service and operational excellence. In our nearly 100-year history, we have trained, retained and nurtured associates that embrace our purpose of enriching the lives of seniors every day. By having the best talent and resources in the market, we are able to offer comprehensive offerings that exceed client expectations.
Engage, Train, Nurture and Promote
For Morrison, that is a path we follow to ensure we attract and retain the best and brightest in the industry. We have a number of innovative programs in place to support and recognize our associates.
We help you focus on what matters most
Morrison helps identify the right people, and through its offerings like Payroll, takes the stress out of managing so that clients can focus on their priority – serving residents.
“Morrison Community Living has provided outstanding leadership in our dining services program for many years and we’re working closely with them to develop a vision for the future of our program.”
DARRELL JENSON • EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR • FRIENDSHIP VILLAGE
MEET THE TEAM.
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Scott is an unwavering champion of the foodservice, environmental and healthcare industries and has spent his entire 35-year career in these fields. He previously was CEO of Morrison Management Specialists, leading the company to double in size in just seven years. Before that, he was Co-Founder, President and CEO of Foodbuy, now the largest foodservice buying organization in the country. Along with his co-founder, he raised over $30 million in venture capital and debt financing – starting out as the sole employee. Within two years, the company had over 1,000 client locations, $5 billion in purchasing volume and proprietary technology developed in house that remains cutting edge in the industry. He received a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce from the University of Virginia and has served on a Board capacity for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta, National Children’s in DC, the National Children’s Cancer Society and the World Trade Center. He has raised substantial funds for multiple non-profit organizations and is the author of “Amanda’s Gift”, a book dedicated to serving the parents of seriously ill children. He is married and has two grown children and one grandchild. He and his wife reside in Roswell, GA.
With over a decade of experience with Compass Group and over 25 years in the food and beverage industry, Aaron brings a wealth of knowledge to his role as Division President of the Western United States. His vast and varied experience in restaurants, country clubs, acute care, retail and grocery, corporate dining, catering and event center leadership provide his team with a fresh perspective in providing innovation solutions to the retirement living space. Aaron is registered dietitian and holds dual degrees (B.S. – Foods & Nutrition and B.S. in Exercise Science) which drives the integration of health and wellness into MCL’s overall offering. Aaron is a national board member of the Leadership Legacy Network and a life-long learner, mentor and coach. He resides in Fort Worth, TX and enjoys spending time with his wife, Jody and their three dogs.
Joe brings more than 28 years of hospitality service experience to his role as Eastern Division President for Morrison Community Living – 16 of those years being in executive leadership roles. With experience in leading culinary, clinical wellness, environmental, plant operations, learning and development teams nationally, Joe leverages strategic planning to drive measurable outcomes. His involvement with the Pan Asian network group, Women’s network group, organization disabilities resource network and Compass Diversity and Inclusion action committee underscore his passion for collaboration and service excellence. A Johnson and Wales University graduate, Joe resides in Philadelphia with his wife Elaine and dog Finnegan.
Travis has a proven record of leadership success in new concept creation, business development, growth strategies, marketing, financial management, and strategic planning. His 25 years of executive level experience in hospitality spans restaurants, hotels, corporate dining, health care, and education and brings a strategic eye to his role of managing the Central United States for Morrison Community Living. Travis is most proud of his passion and commitment to building a culture of outstanding guest service and operational excellence amongst his team and client locations. He and his wife Traci have three wonderful children and reside in the North Shore of Chicago.
SENIOR VP OF SALES
Jim Rathburn holds the position of Senior Vice President of Sales for Compass Group. He is responsible for nationwide food and support service sales in the education and senior living segments. Jim has been with Compass Group for 15 years where he has held positions from Director of Business Development to Vice President of Sales for the Western Region. Prior to joining the company, Jim was Senior Director of Strategic Development, for Taco Bell and Yum Brands. Rathburn is a 26 year veteran of the food and hospitality industry and has worked in healthcare for 13 of those 26 years. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas with a major in Business and a minor in Economics. Jim is a kidney transplant recipient and has participated on the board of the National Kidney Foundation in Georgia and worked with the PKD Foundation. He is also a member of the Georgia Cup board which focuses on Amateur Golf and holds a board advisory position with the Sales Leadership Council. Jim resides in Alpharetta, Georgia with his wife Kim and four children.
SENIOR VP OF Operational Strategy and Support
Maggie joins Morrison Community Living as Senior Vice President of Operational Strategy and Support Services with over 30 years of experience in the hospitality industry. Working with Compass Group for over half her career, Maggie brings unique retail and corporate dining experience from previous leadership roles in operations, marketing and sales. Her expertise helps Morrison leverage innovative solutions for our clients and residents from across the culinary, marketing, design, nutrition and wellness, training and CommunityWorks teams. Maggie sits on the national board of directors for the Leadership Legacy Network and has served over 10 years driving the national Zone initiatives for Compass Group. She is a graduate of St. Joseph’s University and resides in the Philadelphia area with her husband Dennis and children, Matt and Abby.