Corporate Ladder

• Assisted Living Concepts (ALC; Portland, OR) has named Drew Miller CFO and treasurer. Miller most recently served as president/CEO of Advantage Behavioral Health in California, ALC says. Miller replaces James Cruckshank, who resigned to pursue other business opportunities. Cruckshank will continue as a consultant to the company, ALC says.

• Sunrise Assisted Living (McLean, VA) has named Paul O’Brien executive director of a Sunrise assisted living facility now being built in Woodcliff Lake, NJ.

• Emeritus Assisted Living (Seattle) has appointed Gary Becker senior vice president of operations. Becker, vice president of operations for the company’s Western Division for three and a half years, will be responsible for the overall management of the company’s operations in 29 states.

• Extendicare (Markham, Ontario) has appointed Shelly Jamieson president of the company, effective immediately. Jamieson assumes management responsibility for Extendicare’s Canadian operations from Gary Chatfield, who has resigned. Jamieson joined Extendicare in 1998.