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Katie Potter , President and Chief Executive Officer

Ms. Potter is President and Chief Executive Officer of Five Star Senior Living. Ms. Potter previously served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel since 2018 and Senior Vice President and General Counsel since 2012. Prior to joining Five Star, Ms. Potter practiced law at Sullivan & Worcester LLP and Burns & Levinson LLP, where she focused on corporate law matters, including securities, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and other transactional matters.

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Jeffrey Leer , Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer

Mr. Leer is Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Five Star Senior Living. Prior to joining Five Star, Mr. Leer served as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Office Properties Income Trust and as Senior Vice President of The RMR Group LLC, where he has been responsible for the day to day oversight of the accounting and finance support functions of The RMR Group and its various affiliates. Prior to joining The RMR Group, Mr. Leer held various accounting and finance positions at several multi-national Fortune 500 companies as well as the public accounting firm, Vitale, Caturano PC (predecessor to RSM). Mr. Leer is also a certified public accountant.

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Margaret Wigglesworth , Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Ms. Wigglesworth is Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Five Star Senior Living. Ms. Wigglesworth has held various executive roles at large organizations over the past three decades where she was responsible for operations and change management. Prior to joining Five Star, Ms. Wigglesworth held positions at International Council of Shopping Centers, Cresa and Colliers International USA.

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Lisa Cooney , Senior Vice President and General Counsel

Ms. Cooney is Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Assistant Secretary for Five Star Senior Living. Prior to joining Five Star in 2008, Ms. Cooney practiced law for over 10 years at Boston area law firms where she focused on litigation and employment law matters. Ms. Cooney earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the College of the Holy Cross and Juris Doctorate from Suffolk University Law School.

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Jennifer B. Clark , Secretary

Ms. Clark has been our Secretary since 2008. Ms. Clark has held positions with The RMR Group LLC and its affiliated companies since 1999. Prior to that, Ms. Clark was a Partner at the law firm of Sullivan & Worcester LLP where she had a broad based real estate practice, including representing secured lenders, borrowers, joint venture partners and investors in loans and leveraged transactions.

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Vern D. Larkin , Director of Internal Audit

Mr. Larkin joined Five Star as its Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in September 2011 and has been the Director of Internal Audit since 2012. Prior to joining Five Star, Mr. Larkin practiced law for more than 12 years at a large international law firm, specializing in corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and other transactional matters.

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