Donna D. Fraiche , Lead Independent Director

Ms. Fraiche has been a director since 2010. She is chairman of the Board’s Nominating and Governance Committee. Previously, Ms. Fraiche served as Senior Counsel of the law firm of Baker, Donelson, Bearman, Caldwell & Berkowitz P.C. where she practiced law in the firm’s Health Law and Public Policy departments. Ms. Fraiche was also a shareholder of that firm from 2004 until 2017. Among numerous other business and civil leadership positions, Ms. Fraiche serves as Secretary of the Board and Chair of the Real Estate Committee of Woman's Hospital of Baton Rouge, LA, a member of the Investment Committee of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation, a member of the American Hospital Association Council on Governance and the President of the Louisiana Supreme Court Historical Society, and she previously served as Chair of the Louisiana Health Care Commission and Chair of the Board of Trustees of Loyola University of New Orleans, LA. Ms. Fraiche also serves as an Independent Trustee on the Boards of Service Properties Trust (Nasdaq: SVC) and Office Properties Income Trust (Nasdaq: OPI).


Bruce M. Gans , MD , Independent Director

Dr. Gans has served as a director since 2001. Dr. Gans is chairman of the Board’s Compensation Committee and the Quality of Care Committee. Dr. Gans has been Chief Medical Officer at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation since June 2001. He is also a professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. Dr. Gans also serves as an Independent Trustee on the board of Industrial Logistics Properties Trust (Nasdaq: ILPT).


Barbara D. Gilmore , Independent Director

Ms. Gilmore has been a director since January 2004. She is chairman of the Board’s Audit Committee. Ms. Gilmore has served as a clerk to Judge Joel B. Rosenthal of the United States Bankruptcy Court, Western Division of the District of Massachusetts, since August, 2001. Ms. Gilmore is a Registered Nurse and practiced and taught nursing for several years before attending law school. Ms. Gilmore also serves as an Independent Director of TravelCenters of America Inc. (Nasdaq: TA).


Gerard M. Martin , Independent Director

Mr. Martin is a co-founder of Five Star Quality Care. He has served as an Independent Director since 2020 and was a Managing Director from 2001-2020. Mr. Martin has also served on the board of several of our affiliated companies, including RMR Real Estate Income Fund (NYSE AMERICAN: RIF). Previously, Mr. Martin was Chairman & CEO of Greenery Rehabilitation Group, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange-listed healthcare services company. Mr. Martin has more than 35 years of experience in the senior living industry.


Michael Wagner, M.D. , Independent Director

Dr. Wagner has been an Independent Director since 2020. Since May 2018, Dr. Wagner has served as Chief Physician Executive of Wellforce, a $2 billion healthcare system located throughout Eastern Massachusetts, anchored by Tufts Medical Center in Boston. He served as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Wellforce during 2019. Dr. Wagner has served on the Board of Trustees for Wellforce since 2014, with board committee membership on the Quality of Care and Governance and Nominating committees. He began his association with Tufts Medical Center in 1999 and served as President and CEO of the hospital from 2013 to 2018. Dr. Wagner was also President and Chief Executive Officer of Tuft Medical Center Physicians Organization from 2012 to 2014 and Chief Medical Officer from 2011-2013. He is an associate professor of clinical medicine at Tufts University School of Medicine.


Adam D. Portnoy , Managing Director

Mr. Portnoy has served as a Managing Director since 2018 and has served as Chair of the Board since 2019. Mr. Portnoy is the Managing Director, President and Chief Executive Officer of The RMR Group Inc. (Nasdaq: RMR) and President and Chief Executive Officer of The RMR Group LLC. Mr. Portnoy also serves on the boards of other publicly traded companies managed by The RMR Group LLC. Prior to joining RMR in 2003, Mr. Portnoy held various positions in the finance industry and public sector, including working as a banker at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette and ABN AMRO, working in private equity at the International Finance Corporation (a member of The World Bank Group) and DLJ Merchant Banking Partners, as well as founding and serving as Chief Executive Officer of a telecommunications company. Mr. Portnoy currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Pioneer Institute, and as the Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Bulgaria to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and he was formerly a member of the Board of Trustees of Occidental College and the Board of Governors of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT). Mr. Portnoy graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Policy from Occidental College in 1993.


Jennifer Clark , Managing Director

Ms. Clark has served as Managing Director since 2020. Ms. Clark is Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of The RMR Group Inc. (Nasdaq: RMR) and The RMR Group LLC. She is responsible for all legal matters affecting the RMR managed companies. Ms. Clark is also the Secretary of all the RMR managed companies and serves on the Board of Diversified Healthcare Trust (Nasdaq: DHC), RMR Real Estate Income Fund (NYSE AMERICAN: RIF) and Sonesta International Hotels Corporation (Private). Ms. Clark is also Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary of Tremont Realty Advisors LLC, a wholly owned SEC registered investment adviser subsidiary of RMR acquired in 2016. Prior to joining the RMR Group in 1999, Ms. Clark was a partner at the law firm Sullivan & Worcester LLP where she had a broad-based real estate and finance practice.

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