Starting March 5, 2025

San Diego, CA


Sophia Lukas

Chief Operating Officer | St. Paul’s Senior Services

Sophia Lukas

Sophia Lukas joined St. Paul’s Senior Services (SPSS) in 2023 as the Chief Operating Officer (COO). St. Paul’s serves 2,000+ residents and participants in multilevel care communities, skilled nursing and through comprehensive medical and social services in Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). Sophia enjoys Leading the Transformation of the Aging Experience as a part of the St. Paul’s mission.

Sophia returned to St. Paul’s after serving in several different roles over the years. Growing up, she spent many hours volunteering for SPSS, where she did her Administrator-in-Training program, and later, served as the Administrator of St. Paul’s Plaza. Sophia has in-depth experience in healthcare operations, management, and strategy. She has led established senior living programs, as well as start-up operations.

Prior to returning to SPSS, Sophia was with WellQuest Living, a start-up senior living company with communities in California. In her role as Vice President of Operations, she managed large teams at established, as well as newly constructed, senior living communities. There she created new policies and procedures, improved financial performance through census growth and expense management, cultivated leadership, and brought on new communities for the organization during the pandemic. Sophia also spent a number of years as an Administrator, Executive Director and Vice President of Operations with HumanGood, overseeing a number of life plan communities as well the organization’s procurement program.