Sharon McCarthy has been named chief marketing officer of Aegis Living, a senior assisted living company based in Redmond.
McCarthy brings more than 20 years of consumer marketing and senior management experience with Kraft Foods, Taco Bell, Picture People and The Discovery Channel.
She will replace Judy Meleliat, who was promoted to president of Aegis Living in 2014.
“Sharon will be an exceptional addition to our team.” Meleliat said. “Sharon’s experience demonstrates creativity, insight, and problem solving skills.”
She added, “Leaders like Sharon McCarthy are rare because they’ve excelled at managing many brands in different business categories and as such, bring deep expertise in developing and implementing comprehensive marketing strategies. We’re excited about how she’ll be able to help us tell our story here at Aegis Living.”
McCarthy will oversee Aegis Living’s sales, marketing and life enrichment programs.
“I’m inspired by the caliber and compassion of the team I met at Aegis Living,” she said. “I’m moved by their mission to serve and bring moments of joy to our residents.”
McCarthy brings a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Delaware and an MBA in entrepreneurial management from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.