Experience. Integrity. Commitment.

It’s no secret that a community such as Lake Forest Place can only be successful with a team of dedicated, experienced people at the helm. Our leadership comes to this community with an understanding of business, senior living, and most importantly, people. Meet some of the team members who use their expertise and servant leadership to help Lake Forest Place thrive.

Glenn Brichacek

Executive Director

A veteran of the senior living industry, Glenn served for 15 years as chief executive officer of Admiral at the Lake, a nonprofit CCRC located in Chicago. Prior to that, he held several leadership roles at Mather, a nonprofit with senior living communities in the northern suburbs of Chicago.

Glenn, a longtime resident of Highland Park, holds a Master of Business Administration from Northern Illinois University, a Doctor of Philosophy from Northwestern University, a Master of Divinity in Pastoral Theology from the Princeton Theological Seminary, and a Bachelor of Arts from Millikin University. He works with several not-for-profit entities benefitting both the aging and student populations.

Valerie Gostele

Director of Sales and Marketing

Beth Welch

Director of Community Programs

Andrew Rosencrans


Bill Pavelec

Fitness Program Manager

David B. Goc

Executive Sous Chef

How may we serve you? If you have questions or would like more information about Lake Forest Place, call us at 847-604-8800, or use the contact form to reach out.