Steven Swain has been named chief financial officer and executive vice president at Brentwood, TN-based Brookdale Senior Living. He is expected to start on Sept. 4 and will succeed the company’s current interim CFO, Teresa Sparks.

In his new role, Swain will be responsible for the company’s finance, financial planning and analysis, investor relations, market insights and analytics, tax and treasury functions.

Swain has almost two decades of finance leadership experience and most recently was CFO of DISH Network Corp. He also spent more than 15 years working in the telecommunications sector, where he served in multiple leadership roles in finance and engineering operations.