Kathy Cavers has been appointed president and CEO of Lutheran Home & Harwood Place, which together offer independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing, rehabilitation and more in Milwaukee, WI. She will succeed Scott McFadden, who is retiring.

Cavers has been the administrator and chief operating officer of the Lutheran Home for the past eight years and has worked in the industry for more than 24 years, including positions in Seattle and Minneapolis. 

As COO of the Lutheran Home, Cavers was responsible for overall operations, leadership and direction of the 40-bed memory care assisted living, 187-bed skilled nursing facility, adult day service program and child care center. She also helped ensure the overall financial health of the organization.

Cavers was instrumental in the 2020 grand opening of Elaine’s Hope, the new memory care assisted living facility within the Lutheran Home, according to the organization. She also has been involved in the development of intergenerational programming, including an annual art show, and partnerships throughout the region.

Cavers has a degree in business administration and is a licensed nursing home administrator.