Kevin Knopf, with a career spanning over 30 years in senior living, joined the Integral Senior Living (ISL) team as regional vice president of Operations in 2020. Prior to ISL, he was the interim CEO of The Methodist Oaks Retirement Community in Orangeburg, S.C., leading the transition and integration to acquisition by new ownership. Prior to The Oaks, Kevin was a regional operations director for Lifespace Communities from 2016–2019 with management over five entry-fee continuing life care retirement communities in Florida and was the executive director of Freedom Plaza at Sun City Center, Fla., a Brookdale Senior Living entry-fee community, from 2013–2016. From 2007–2013, he served as the executive director of two large continuing care retirement communities – The Fountains of Lake Pointe Woods, a Watermark Retirement Community in Sarasota, Florida, and Eagle’s Trace, an Erickson Living Community in Houston, Texas. From 1998–2007, Kevin worked for Sunrise Senior Living, leading community operations and development in the Southeastern Pennsylvania market as a senior executive director for the first five years of his tenure and the remaining four years as the director of Process Innovation and Policy, in addition to the director of IT Client Services at the Sunrise International Headquarters in McLean, Va. Kevin earned his Executive Master of Business Administration degree in marketing from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pa., and a Bachelor of Science degree in hospitality management from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. He is also a licensed nursing home administrator. Kevin resides in Flagler Beach, Fla., is married to Sheryl, and has four children and five rescue dogs. His interests include family, the beach, being on the water, travel, cooking and classic cars.