Leadership Team

Steven Vick


Steven Vick is a co-founder of Signature Senior Living (SSL). Mr. Vick is a recognized leader and innovator in the Assisted Living industry with over 24 years of experience in developing and managing Communities for seniors.

In the last eight years, Mr. Vick has developed 17 Assisted Living and Memory Care properties across the state of Texas. Prior to founding SSL, Mr. Vick was the President and CEO of Assisted Living Concepts (ALC), a nationally recognized Assisted Living company that operates 177 Communities in 14 states, from 2002 to 2005. Mr. Vick built an experienced management team and led the financial transformation of ALC, until its sale in early 2005.

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Abdulla Kagalwalla

Managing Director

Abdulla Kagalwalla is the co-founder of Signature India Holdings, LLC. He has been with Signature Senior Living, LLC, USA since its inception in 2005 as their Chief Financial Officer (CFO) overlooking Accounting, Finance, Treasury, Banking, Compliance, Project Financing and Information Technology. Prior to Signature, Abdulla directed his services to the business growth of Assisted Living Concepts, Inc., a large national Assisted Living company. In this Role as the head of Financial Planning and Analysis, Abdulla oversaw the setup of the FP&A department, BPM setup and reporting, Banking and Treasury, Compliance and Controls, and Financial Operations Streamlining.

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Daniel Leaf

Executive Vice President, Operations

  • Licensed Operator in Several States in US
  • Oversaw 2000 units as Executive Director and Regional Director

Daniel is responsible for bringing best of the class international standard operating procedures and policies to India and ensuring that it is tailored to meet the Indian geographical and cultural diversities. Having operated and overseen more than 2000 units, Daniel brings his expertise in design and flow of to ensure its incorporation into the design and architecture of the community.

Sharee Cummings

VP Operations

Sharee Cummings joined the Signature Senior Living team in 2005 and has over 24 years of experience in the senior care industry. She is the Vice President of Operations for Signature. Prior to SSL, Ms. Cummings was Assisted Living Concepts’ Director of Training and Development from 2003-2005. From 1995-2003, she was the Senior Regional Director of Operations in Texas and the Assistant Divisional VP for the Southern Division for Alterra over Texas, Oklahoma and Florida.

With her team, Ms. Cummings opened over 30 Texas Assisted Living Communities from 1996 through 1997 with the Sterling House Corporation before the merging with Alterra. She served on the Texas Assisted Living Association board as a director for 6 years with involvement in the legislative and training grass roots committees. Ms. Cummings received her BA of Education from the University of Texas at Arlington, and taught high school biology and coached in her hometown for 14 years before beginning her career in Assisted Living.

Dr. Sandra Peterson

VP Clinical

Dr. Sandra Petersen has been the Head of Geriatrics at Signature Senior Living, where she designs and oversees all care management activities, since 2005. Prior to that, she oversaw care management and clinical activities at Assisted Living Concepts, serving as the VP of Clinical Services from 1996 to 2005. Dr. Petersen is also an Associate Professor in the Family Nurse Practitioner Program at UT Tyler in Tyler, TX.

She has a Master’s of Science in Nursing from the University of Texas, a post-Master’s Geriatric Nurse Practitioner certificate from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, a post-Master’s Family Nurse Practitioner certificate from Northern Kentucky University, a post-Master’s Family Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from Northern Kentucky University, and a Doctorate in Nursing Practice from Rush University School of Nursing in Chicago.

Dr. Petersen has authored on various topics relating to Assisted Living, Memory Care, hospice, home care, psychiatric nursing, biofeedback, and nursing leadership. Her research interests include pain management, nursing education, robotic pet assistive therapy, and non-pharmacologic interventions in dementia care.


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    Mumbai - 400 025
    Maharashtra, INDIA
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