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Marquette Leach

Managing Director of Wellness

Marquette is a registered nurse with nearly 20 years of experience in a range of settings such as senior housing, skilled nursing and home health. He served in various community and national roles, in nursing and operations, for Atria Senior Living (ASL). As Director of Training and Quality Improvement, in home health, he focused on improving organizational performance and standardizing processes for eight years. In addition to holding the position of Director of Operations in a home health agency, Marquette lead Atria Senior Living’s home care division, and the company’s National Enhanced Care Program with a role of building new clinical programs, creating innovative training programs and policies.

As the Managing Director of Wellness for Sovere Living, Marquette ensures clinical services are provided in accordance with state regulations and accepted clinical standards while serving as a resource and support for the implementation of new Solvere and wellness initiatives in each community.

Education:
Duquesne University, Doctor of Nursing Practice, student
Barton College, Masters of Science in Nursing
St. Josephs College Brooklyn, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

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Marquette moved to Brooklyn as a late teen exhilarated by his family’s incredible stories about their life in New York. He loves to travel and has gone to distant places such as Africa, Vietnam, and Korea. Marquette loves wine, coffee, fitness, and the occasional cigar. Marquette and Damaris married six years ago after meeting in New York City. Together they are raising Sugar, their dog. When he is not traveling or working, he spends what is left of his time working on his doctoral project, which focuses on reducing loneliness in older adults.