Tom Laborde, Chief Operations Officer
Tom Laborde is Chief Operations Officer, supporting all Aegis Living communities in Washington, California and Nevada. A veteran of Aegis Living, Tom has grown a cadre of strong community leaders. Tom joined Aegis in 1998 when it was a “virtual” company – no communities yet open, but three under construction. From his start as a Marketing Director, Tom quickly transitioned to the role of Executive Director at Áegis of Napa. After opening the community and stabilizing the business, he was promoted into corporate operations, first as Regional Vice President in 2001, then to Vice President of Operations, then Senior Vice President of Operations and most recently, Chief Operations Officer in 2015. Tom is a staunch advocate for integrity in business, and works throughout Áegis to ensure that the company delivers on its service promises. Tom plays a key role in Áegis’ executive onboarding process and strives to help new administrators become highly successful and passionate industry leaders.
Prior to his time at Áegis, Tom enjoyed careers in risk management, physical therapy, and employment and training. For the past fifteen years, Tom has lived in the Napa Valley with his wife, Heather, and their two daughters. He is passionate about his family, actively volunteers to promote accountability in youth, and serves in the faith community.