Senior
Leadership

American Senior Communities is led by a team of compassionate, energetic professionals who make it their mission to enhance the lives of residents, their families and our caring staff.

Donna Kelsey

Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer Donna Kelsey has years of experience in healthcare leadership, specializing in multi-site management, bottom line impact and continuous improvement. As CEO, she is responsible for driving strategic plans to carry out and protect the vision, mission and values of American Senior Communities.

Her goals include maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction through quality care and positive clinical outcomes, keeping ASC in compliance with federal and state regulations, and leading teams that drive total quality management processes that generate year-over-year profitability and growth.

Before joining ASC, Donna was president of the U.S. Division of Revera, a Canadian company; Executive Vice President of Operations for Kindred Healthcare, and a 26-year veteran of the U.S. Naval Reserve, where she achieved the rank of Captain. She holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in biology from Colgate University and a Master’s degree in Community Health from Old Dominion University.

Steve Van Camp

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officer, Steve Van Camp is responsible for financial results, economic strategy and forecasting. With experience in both, the real estate and operations side of senior healthcare, he brings 25 years of financial executive experience. Prior to joining ASC, Steve served as CFO of Consulate Health Care based in Atlanta, the largest operator of skilled nursing facilities in the State of Florida.  Steve brings extensive experiences and relationships, along with a collaborative management style that will bring long-term value to the organization.

Steve was born in Fort Wayne and has extended family members throughout the state.  He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Manchester University, and then obtained his MBA from the University of Notre Dame, is a CPA (non-active) and began his career at Ernst & Young.

Cate Sabatine

General Counsel

As General Counsel, Cate Sabatine oversees healthcare and senior housing legal matters, real estate business, and corporate transactions, providing legal support and guidance for ASC. Cate joined ASC in 2016 and spent three years as Associate General Counsel. She then served as ASC’s Chief Compliance Officer from 2019 until 2022.

Prior to joining ASC, Cate spent five years of private practice in two Indianapolis law firms with a focus on health care law. Cate is a graduate of Penn State University and received her Juris Doctor and Master of Business Administration degrees from Indiana University.

Mindy Shapiro

Chief Compliance Officer

As Chief Compliance Officer, Mindy Shapiro oversees ASC’s compliance program, ensuring compliance with regulatory obligations and company policies, developing education and training programs, conducting compliance investigations and compliance plan development.

Prior to serving as ASC’s CCO, Mindy spent over twenty-five years practicing law in government and private practice settings. She brings to ASC extensive experience in health care law. Mindy is a graduate of Indiana University, and she received her Juris Doctor degree from University of Dayton School of Law.

Paula Diehl

Chief Human Resources Officer

As the Chief Human Resources Officer, Paula oversees all aspects of HR policies and practices for ASC, aligning them with operational goals across the company.

Prior to joining ASC, Paula held Human Resource leadership roles in Construction, Sports Marketing, Manufacturing Services and Long-Term Care. She has a proven track record in leading and implementing effective strategies that are employee-centric, performance-driven and customer-focused.

Paula is a graduate of Anderson University and holds two Human Resource Certifications.  She also serves on the Board of Directors of the United Cerebral Palsy Association of Greater Indiana.

Mike Easley

Chief Information Officer

Mike Easley joined ASC in September 2016. He is responsible for American Senior Communities’ Information Technology strategies and the computer systems required to support the company’s needs, objectives and goals.

He is a results-oriented, hands–on senior technology executive with 15 years of experience in the senior care industry and over 20 years of experience in technical and business management.

Mike earned an Undergraduate degree from the University of Georgia and a MBA from the University of Miami. He previously worked for Signature Healthcare, Home Quality Management Inc., UltraBridge, Inc., and TechPlanet, Inc.

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