Jessica Short 
Executive Director at The Arlington

Jessica Short, Executive Director of The Arlington

Jessica Short is the Executive Director at The Arlington of Naples.


Bringing with her a passion for leading the very best of senior living options and services, Jessica is extremely happy to call Naples home. She has invested over 20 years of her professional career advancing solutions that anticipate the needs, and exceed the expectations, of our nation’s growing age wave. Jessica is confident The Arlington is a community in which she has abundant opportunities to do exactly that. 


Jessica shares, “When I arrived at The Arlington for the first time I was greeted with a warm smile, personally escorted to the area I was looking for and left with a smile and the assurance that this truly is the very best of communities. I know The Arlington shares a welcoming heart and this community is the right place for me.”  


Jessica was drawn to service in the field of senior living at a young age, beginning with a high school job in memory care. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Gerontology from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from Tiffin University in Tiffin, Ohio. Throughout her career in senior living, Jessica has held roles of increasing responsibility in sales and marketing, finance, and administration. As a results-driven Executive Director, she has a proven record of managing life plan communities (also referred to as Continuing Care Retirement Communities – CCRCs) that achieve financial stability and regulatory compliance, while consistently achieving a high quality of care and services for the population the communities serve.


The Arlington of Naples, a desirable life plan community within the acclaimed Lely Resort, offers residents a variety of maintenance-free estate homes or luxury apartment options alongside a thoughtful, confident plan for their future. The shared organizational mission of The Arlington and Lutheran Life Communities is empowering vibrant, grace-filled living across all generations. For more information, or to schedule a tour of The Arlington, please call (239) 307-3000.