In 1997, Mr. Gillette joined American House Senior Living Communities as an assistant manager. Today, Mr. Gillette serves as principal and member of the board.
Prior to joining American House Senior Living Communities, Mr. Gillette worked with City Management in Detroit as a sales and marketing representative. Additionally, he founded Republic Personal Services, Inc. serving as the chief executive officer.
Mr. Gillette has participated in Governor Jennifer Granholm’s Long Term Care Task Force to rewrite Medicaid Laws, participated in Governor John Engler’s and the Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Services Assisted Living Task Force. He has served as the Vice Chair of Legislative Regulatory and Rental Housing Committee for National Association of Home Builders and on the Statewide Living Independent Council.
Additionally, Mr. Gillette co-founded the American House Foundation in 2007 and currently serves as Chairman of the Board. He is also a Board Member of Hospice of Michigan, Wayne State University Institute of Gerontology, Detroit Historical Society and American Seniors Housing Association. He was a founding Board Member of the Michigan Center for Assisted Living and also serves as a committee member of the Community Engagement Committee at the Detroit Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Gillette currently resides in Beverly Hills with his wife and two daughters.