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Senior Management

Senior Management

Bruce J. Mackey, Jr.
President and Chief Executive Officer

Since May 2008, Mr. Mackey has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Five Star. From 2001 to 2008, Mr. Mackey served as Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary. He was Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of FSQ from 2001 until Five Star acquired it in January 2002. Mr. Mackey is a certified public accountant.


Richard A. Doyle, Jr.
Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Doyle has been our Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer since January 2016. He previously served as the Treasurer and Chief Financial Officer of Senior Housing Properties Trust since March 2007. Prior to that, Mr. Doyle was the Director of Financial Reporting for Five Star beginning in 2005. Mr. Doyle's former experience also includes numerous finance and audit positions with Sun Life Financial, Inc. Mr. Doyle is a Certified Public Accountant and has an MBA.


R. Scott Herzig
Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Herzig has been with Five Star since its inception in 2001, serving first as a Regional Director of Operations, then as Divisional Vice President for the western division. In September 2012, Mr. Herzig took on the position of Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Herzig brings more than 20 years of experience in all aspects of senior healthcare and living services.


Katie Potter
Vice President and General Counsel

Ms. Potter has been with Five Star since 2012 and serves as Senior Vice President and General Counsel.  Prior to joining Five Star, Ms. Potter practiced law at Sullivan & Worcester LLP and Burns & Levinson LLP.


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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