Ecumen Announces Scott Bjerketvedt as Senior Vice President — Chief Financial Officer.

By CorrineMcCallum | September 15, 2022

Shoreview, Minn., September 15, 2022 — SHOREVIEW, MN (September 15, 2022) — As it grows to serve more people, Ecumen, one of the country’s leading nonprofit providers of housing and services for older adults, announced that Scott Bjerketvedt has been promoted to senior vice president, chief financial officer.

Before joining Ecumen in 2020, Scott spent more than 20 years in the medical device industry, where he held several key leadership roles throughout his tenure. In addition to his health care background, Scott brings deep expertise in such areas as P&L management, acquisitions and integrations, planning and analysis, strategy, and tax. Scott earned a B.A. in Business Administration with an Accounting Concentration from the University of St. Thomas.

“We’re so pleased to have Scott in this role,” said Shelley Kendrick, Ecumen president and CEO. “As we continue to navigate the financial challenges our industry is facing in the wake of the COVID pandemic, Scott’s deep knowledge, proven track record and strategic mindset are the kind of financial leadership we need.”

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About Ecumen

Ecumen is a nonprofit provider, developer and operator of award-winning living spaces and innovative technology and services for older adults. Mission-driven since its founding in 1862, Ecumen’s legacy of service is a reflection of a commitment to honoring those it serves. Ecumen is based in Shoreview, Minn., and operates properties and services in multiple states, and provides new development, management and consulting services. Housing options include cooperative living, independent living, assisted living, memory care, short-term rehabilitation and long-term care communities. Its diverse in-home and community-based services include home care, hospice, physical and occupational therapy, adult day services, technology products and an online durable goods medical store. For more information, visit