David Coluzzi, a senior care executive with more than 26 years of industry experience, joined Carlton Senior Living as president in 2015.

Prior to joining Carlton Senior Living, Coluzzi served as chief executive officer of the Esquire Group, a senior living and apartment company with 1,200 units in seven communities in New Jersey.  While there, he led efforts that resulted in a 20 percent increase in revenue, through new program development, acquisition and accountability matrix systems.

Coluzzi was vice president of operations at Classic Residence by Hyatt from 2006 to 2011.  He directed the management of a portfolio consisting of 10 luxury continuing care retirement communities while leading the start-up of two new communities and an extensive expansion which resulted in more than 4,000 independent, assisted living, memory care and skilled units in California, Arizona, Colorado, Illinois, South Carolina and Florida.

Coluzzi served in United States Air Force and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Care Administration from the University of Arizona in Tucson.