Category Archives: Meet the Cogir Team

Cogir and Cadence Join Forces

Cogir Senior Living and Cadence Senior Living are excited to announce a business combination whereby the two operating companies have merged their operating teams bringing the two best-in-class operators together. The transaction involves Cogir buying out the shareholders of Cadence, with the combination resulting in nearly 8,000 units in 9 states.  Cogir Management USA is the US-based subsidiary of…

Read More

Congratulations to Executive Chef Maria Dumpit, Winner of the CALA Department Head of the Year Award

Our Warmest Congratulations! We recently had the pleasure of watching one of our own, Executive Chef Maria Dumpit at Cogir on Napa Road, win The California Association of Assisted Living (CALA) Award for Department Head of the Year! Maria began her Cogir Senior Living journey in 2008 as a housekeeping supervisor, and within two years…

Read More

Meet our Team: Senior Regional Director of Operations Patrick Mazzuca

Currently serving as Senior Regional Director of Operations at COGIR Management USA, Patrick Mazzuca’s experience in hospitality and senior living goes back decades. However, to get to the heart of this story you might have to go back generations.  Tended to by his affectionate Nana while his parents ran their family business, young Patrick could not…

Read More

Meet our Team: Senior Regional Director Benoit Levesque

Benoit Levesque is always ready to run, especially after what can best make a difference in the lives of others. Ben serves as Senior Regional Director for COGIR Management USA. He joined the COGIR family in 2016, eventually relocating from Canada to California in 2019. When asked what drew him to the company Ben cites…

Read More