Lara Shea has enjoyed working in senior living since high school. In fact, she was on RiverMead’s opening team back in 1995, working for two years as a dining room server. Since then, Lara has worked her way up in the senior living field, working as an Activities Assistant, Sales and Marketing Assistant, Admissions and Marketing Director, Memory Care Director, Assistant Executive Director, CEO of Scott-Farrar at Peterborough and today as CEO of RiverMead. Lara was born and raised in Peterborough, NH. She received her bachelor’s degree in Public Relations from the University of Rhode Island and her master’s degree in Eldercare Administration from Lasell College in Newton, MA. Currently, Lara proudly serves on the following boards - LeadingAge Maine and New Hampshire and chairs the Education Committee, Monadnock Employee Forum, ConVal High School Region 14 ATC Regional Advisory Committee and South Peterborough TIF Advisory Board. In addition, she is an adjunct professor at Franklin Pierce University. Lara and her husband Jamieson live in Peterborough.