Kari Koskela is the Vice President of Operations with PARC Retirement Living, which operates two independent retirement living residences on the North Shore (Summerhill PARC and Cedar Springs PARC), as well and Mulberry PARC in Burnaby and Westerleigh PARC in West Vancouver. Prior to joining PARC Retirement Living, Kari spent 25 years in hotel business with brands like Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts, Ritz Carlton Hotels and most recently as the General Manager of the Shangri-La Hotel Vancouver. Kari is originally from Finland, and has been a North Shore resident on and off almost 20 years. On his time off you can find him embracing the North Vancouver lifestyle on trails, bike and skis.