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Reniassance Senior Care, a Strategic Partner

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Ronald C. M. Bergstrom, MBA, President, Senior Living

Ronald C. M. Bergstrom, MBA, President Senior Living,
Older Adult Residences, Lifestyle Enrichment, and Care Continuum Specialist

Ronald C. M. Bergstrom, MBA

Ronald C. M. Bergstrom, MBA

Ronald C. M. Bergstrom has a diverse, successful professional history of recognizing, and actualizing organization’s unrealized potential with regard to market position, operations and finances, programs and services, people and relationships, and facilities. Bergstrom’s experience includes advancing to new levels of excellence and success Continuing Care Retirement Communities, living assistance and care residences; and older adult social support, care, and health care services providers.

Bergstrom has developed and executed strategic plans, leadership development plans, repositioning plans, site evaluation and optimization plans, and operations and financial performance improvement plans; as well as innovative facility construction, renovation, and renewal plans. He has also led pre-design focus groups; and prepared values statements, functional and operational programs, and desired architectural program elements for building construction, renovation, and renewal projects.

EDUCATION

Masters of Business Administration in Hospital and Health Service Administration
Cornell University 
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
California State University – San Jose


LICENSURE, CERTIFICATIONS, FELLOWSHIPS

Licensed Nursing Facility Administrator, Washington State


WORK HISTORY
Lakeview Village 
(Continuing Care Retirement Community)
Lenexa, Kansas

President and Chief Executive Officer

Selected Accomplishments:

  • Leadership Restructuring Plan
  • Housing Market Downturn-Impact Mitigation Initiatives
  • Construction Project Cost Management Initiatives
  • Operations and Financial Management Improvement Plans
  • Investment Management Improvement Initiative
  • “Caring Fund” Program Formation
  • Philanthropic Enhancement Plan
  • New Residence Options

Presbyterian Village North
(Continuing Care Retirement Community),
Dallas, Texas

President

Selected Accomplishments:

  • Site Plan
  • Strategic Relations Plan
  • Leadership Development
  • Marketing Revitalization
  • Campus Renovation Planning
  • Philanthropic Support Enhancement
  • Operations Improvement Plans
  • Revenue Enhancement Plans
  • 186-residences expansion Plan: homes, townhomes, and apartment homes
  • Engineering Building Development
  • Health Center Renewal and Expansion Plan, including Values Statement; and Functional, and Architectural Programs
  • Medicare Short Term Rehab Center

Hillcrest Village
(Continuing Care Retirement Community),
Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Operating Manager

Selected Accomplishments:

  • Campus Design Planning
  • Financial Pro-forma Counsel
  • Community Relations
  • Operations Planning
  • Pre-Opening Activities
  • Market Positioning Planning
  • Intergenerational Planning
  • Marketing Planning
  • Regulatory Approvals

Timber Springs
( Care Continuum)
Nacogdoches, Texas

Operating Manager

Selected Accomplishments:

  • Campus Design Planning
  • Financial Pro-forma Counsel
  • Community Relations
  • Operating/Financial Plan
  • Pre-Opening Activities
  • Market Positioning Planning
  • Intergenerational Strategies
  • Marketing Planning
  • Regulatory Approvals

Central American Retirement Community,
Confidential Entity and Location

Contact Manager

Selected Accomplishments

  • Organizational Structure Research
  • Market Research Collaboration
  • Design Research
  • Community Design Planning
  • Financial Pro-forma Counsel
  • Operations Planning
  • Financial Plan Development
  • Pre-Opening Activities Plan
  • Infrastructure Rehabilitation
  • Gift Shop, and Dining Expansion
  • Pre-design focus groups; and preparation of Values Statements; and Functional, Procedural, and Architectural Space Programs for an 81-Apartment Building
  • Development, pre-sale, construction, occupancy of 81-Apartment Building with innovative, site optimizing design

Small Retirement Community Provider,
Kansas City, Missouri (confidential)

Consultant

Selected Accomplishments

  • Fair Housing Compliance Advice
  • Strategic Planning Assistance
  • Contract Development Assistance
  • Developed residential design
  • Identified innovative site solutions
  • Led pre-opening, occupancy activities

Cristwood Nursing and Rehab Center
Shoreline, Washington

Consultant

Selected Accomplishments

  • Administration of facility
  • Oversight of major wing remodeling
  • Identified solution that corrected a serious long-standing HVAC problem
  • Secured wing re-occupancy approval
  • Coordinated wing re-occupancy

Christian Health Care Center
Lynden, Washington

Consultant

Selected Accomplishments:

  • Advised administrator on market positioning
  • Reviewed facility development plans
  • Reviewed facility design, provided critique
  • Prepared alternative design options
Regional Continuing Care Services,
Providence Health System 
Anchorage, Alaska

Chief Operating Officer

Selected Accomplishments:

  • Defined, secured support of new Vision
  • for Continuing Care Services
  • Leadership Development
  • Operations Improvement Plans
  • Cross Entity Care Delivery and Coordination Improvement Plans
  • Secured $1,000,000 grant funding
  • Care and Service Integration Planning

Providence Extended Care Center 
Anchorage, Alaska

Administrator

Selected Accomplishments:

  • Recruitment of a physician, and a Director of Nursing
  • Recruitment of seven nurses from the Philippines
  • Facility Market Repositioning Plan
  • “Gentle Care” dementia care program
  • Establishment of dementia care unit
  • Operations Improvement Plan
  • Great Room(s) design/construction
  • Facility Redevelopment/Remodel Plan
  • Engineering Building development
  • Pharmacy Redevelopment Plan


Covenant Shores 
(Continuing Care Retirement Community),
Mercer Island, Washington

Executive Director

Selected Accomplishments:

  • Site Evaluation
  • Site Optimization Plans
  • Campus Repositioning Strategies
  • Marketing Revitalization
  • Operations Improvement
  • Stakeholder Relations Improvement


Saint Cabrini Hospital and Center on Aging
Seattle, Washington

Chief Executive Officer

Selected Accomplishments:

  • Development of State’s first Hospital-Based Skilled Nursing Facility
  • Geriatric Assessment Program
  • Development of Specialty Geriatric Medicine Care Product, Nursing Unit
  • Recruitment of two Geriatricians
  • Development of Senior Clinic Network
  • Development of Surgery Center a top parking garage
  • Development of Urgent Care Center product


Covenant Shores Health Center,
Mercer Island, Washington

Executive Director

Selected Accomplishments:

  • Design Innovations Research
  • Structured, conducted pre-design focus groups; developed Values Statements; and Functional, Procedural, and Architectural Space Programs for 43-bed health center
  • Negotiated purchase of licensed beds
  • Secured Certificate of Need approval
  • Secured planning area bed transfer


Columbia Lutheran Home
Seattle, Washington

Consultant

Selected Accomplishments:

  • Advised board on strategic planning
  • Prepared strategic positioning options
  • Assisted Administrator on business planning
  • Catalyst for development of Club 24 – Senior Living at Home

University Teaching Hospital,
Lusaka, Zambia

Consultant

Selected Accomplishments:

  • Operations and Financial Management Improvement Plans
  • Facilities Planning
  • Strategic Planning
  • Community Relations enhancement planning
  • Leadership Development

Saint Cabrini Hospital
Seattle, Washington

Chief Executive Officer

Selected Accomplishments:

  • Developed Strategic Plan
  • Accomplished Market Repositioning
  • Operations Improvement
  • Facilities redevelopment
  • Development of multiple new services
  • Formation of 4-office medical group
  • Planning, development of Surgery Center built atop parking garage
  • Development of Urgent Care Center

Cabrini Cares Senior Clinic Network
Chief Executive Officer

Selected Accomplishments:

  • Market Needs Assessment
  • Strategic Planning
  • Business Plan Development
  • Physician Recruitment
  • Strategy for partnerships with community organizations, and facilities
  • Establishment of 11-site clinic network

References Available on Request

Ralph H. Bellande

Ralph H. Bellande
Chief Executive Officer/President

Ralph H. Bellande Chief Executive Officer/President Renaissance Senior Communities

Ralph H. Bellande Chief Executive Officer/President Renaissance Senior Communities

Ralph H. Bellande, Chief Executive Officer/President Mr. Bellande has thirty-five years plus in senior housing management, acquisitions, financing, marketing and development. He has served as a publicRalph Bellande speaker, University instructor in marketing and management and assisted in numerous publications. He holds a BS of Business Administration, Portland State University and MBA, City College.

Ralph has experience in:Management and responsibility of 100+ senior communities throughout US and Canada.

  • Served as an Executive Officer of two public companies including Atria Communities, an IPO.
  • Successfully launched and led two profitable private senior housing companies.
  • Responsible for the development and opening of over 25+ new senior housing communities.
  • Experience includes independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, Alzheimer and various forms of modified CCRCs including buy-in and month-to-month rentals.

References Available on Request

 

 

Gen. David G. Young

DAVID G. YOUNG III MD FACP

DAVID G. YOUNG III MD FACP BRIG GEN, USAF (Ret)

DAVID G. YOUNG III MD FACP


Physician executive with more than 30 years experience in clinics, hospitals, tertiary care centers and major command leadership positions, as well as clinical practice in internal medicine and aerospace medicine. Strong record of achievement in building regional and international health care delivery systems, support of graduate medical education and clinical research, and in multi-agency health care team building. Areas of special interest include strategic planning, health care leader development, quality improvement, patient safety, budgetary compliance and customer-focused patient care.

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EDUCATION
BA Univ. of Pennsylvania, Biology, 1971
MD Univ. of Southern California, 1977
Internal Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 1980

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATIONS, FELLOWSHIPS
Medicine and Surgery, Wisconsin since 1980
Certified, American Board of Internal Medicine 1980 (no expiration)
Fellowship, American College of Physicians, 1993
Chief Flight Surgeon Rating

WORK HISTORY
2005-2007
CEO/Wing Commander Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, TX
Assistant Surgeon General for the USAF Medical Corps
Senior Market Manager, TRICARE San Antonio
2002-2005
CEO/Group Commander Keesler Medical Center, Biloxi, MS
Assistant Surgeon General for the USAF Medical Corps
Lead Agent, TRICARE GulfSouth, 5 state region
Federal Chief, Gulf Coast National Disaster Medical System

1998-2002
Command Surgeon for the Pacific Air Forces, Hickam AFB, HI
TRICARE Lead Agent for the Pacific
Attending staff, Internal Medicine, Tripler Army Medical Center

1995-1998
CEO/Group Commander Mike O’Callaghan Federal Hospital, Las Vegas, Nevada
Joint Venture hospital with the Veterans Administration

CONTACT INFORMATION
15903 Ponderosa Pass, Helotes, TX 78023 210 464 1189This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

References Available on Request

 

 

Deborah S. Hopps

Deborah Hopps, MPS, RN, FACHE
President, American University Health Care, Inc. former hospital Chief Executive Officer, Chief Nursing Officer and Financial Consultant

Deborah Hopps, MPS, RN, FACHE

Deborah Hopps, MPS, RN, FACHE

Experienced senior executive with leadership skills in operations, physician relations, finances and business development. Results focused with proven ability to build high performance teams in attainment of strategic initiatives, financial targets, increased market share, and patient focused care. Consistent record of implementing process redesign, improving customer satisfaction and utilizing change methodology to improve quality, productivity, profitability, and physician relationships.

Demonstrated leadership in the following areas:

  • Market Share Gains
  • Strategic Planning
  • Profit Margin Increase Initiatives
  • Effective Communications
  • Fostering Positive Culture
  • Physician Recruitment/Relations
EDUCATION

NEW SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL RESEARCH, New York, NY
Masters in Professional Studies, Health Services Administration

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, Utica, NY
Bachelor of Science in Nursing

ST. ELIZABETH SCHOOL OF NURSING, Utica, NY
Diploma in Nursing


LICENSURE, CERTIFICATIONS, FELLOWSHIPS

Fellow – American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE)
Texas Registered Nurse, License #639898
New York State Registered Nurse, License #233282-1
New York State Licensed Nursing Home Administrator, License #04165 (inactive)

WORK HISTORY

HEATHSOUTH TARRANT COUNTY HOME HEALTH
Fort Worth, Texas
Administrator

  • Responsible for the daily operation
  • Strategic planning
  • Financial management
  • Leadership of the home health agency


HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATATION HOSPITAL OF CITY VIEW
Fort Worth, Texas
CEO

  • Responsible for the daily operations
  • Strategic Plan
  • Financial management
  • Leadership of a 62 bed rehabilitation hosptial to include two outpatent clinics, pain program, sleep program, day hospital and TBI program and home heath agency


RED CAPITAL GROUP
Columbus, Ohio
Vice President, Small and Rural Hospital Finance 
Originate financing for small and rural hospitals with emphasis on FHA Section 242 and USDA mortgage programs as well as tax-exempt bond underwritings and private placements.

  • Analyze the viability of transactions through Debt Service Capacity Analysis
  • Generate and manage client relationships with loans over $1.5M.
  • Developed the first marketing and implementation plan for the division.
  • Develop and implement a strategic planning and project coordination program for hospitals.
  • Frequently speak at regional and national conferences on hospital planning and financing.

JTF CONSULTING
Austin, Texas 
Consultant
Consulting for a large for profit system reviewing claim denials, revenue cycle, case management process and designing and implementing new delivery of care processes. Analyze physician practices specific to revenues, expenditures and marketing practices.

  • Created nationwide company policy and procedure manual and developed quality control/compliance, monitoring/ reporting system for national company with 65 lithotripters in 33 states.
  • Developed a business plan for an environmental practice group of three physicians and seven modalities to obtain $7M of venture capital for a multi-state expansion.
  • Designed and instituted operations plan for stat up homecare company.

CORNERSTONE HEALTHCARE
Austin, Texas
Regional Vice President
Provided oversight of the West Region consisting of eight Long Term Acute Care Hospitals in Austin, Houston and Tucson with total operating budgets of $17M when the existing ownership/management team was replaced by a private equity firm.

  • Implemented a strategic/business plan and a contract compliance reporting process for the entire system.
  • Closed two hospitals in the West Region adding $1.8M to EBITDA.

META ASSOCIATES
Louisville, Kentucky
Vice President Corporate Accounts
Identified sources of capital for major renovations for new and replacement hospitals; collaborated with CEO and boards.
  • Conducted process mapping for teaching hospitals to improve efficiency and delivery of care process.
  • Developed and managed client relationships with net revenue value over $3M.
  • Coordinated a $1.3M contract for facility assessments, planning analysis, capital budget/CER review, and facility management database development for a newly created healthcare system with a budget over $300M.
CLEVELAND REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER
Cleveland, Texas
CEO/COO
A 115 - bed hospital with an operating budget of $30M in turn around. Developed an alliance with physicians to support the hospital and increase volume of surgeries and admissions.
  • Provided strategic direction for business and marketing including replacement services as financially and clinically indicated.
  • Recruited physicians including an interventional radiologist, surgeon and pediatrician.
  • Re-instituted an appropriate and timely credentialing process.
  • Overhauled key hospital programs based on cost benefit analysis.
BRACKENRIDGE HOSPITAL (SETON HEALTH CARE NETWORK)
Austin, Texas
Vice President of Operations/Administrator
Day-to-day operations and strategic development of a 354 bed teaching hospital, level one trauma center with a $110M operating budget and 1,600 FTE’s. First Administrator to operate under a 30-year lease agreement with the city of Austin. Represented Brackenridge on the City Oversight Committee to ensure the Network upheld all aspects of the management contract with the City.
  • Launched a major initiative to improve a critical relationship between the hospital and the city.
  • Conducted workshops and mentored department heads to increase positive awareness of cultural differences and methods to work together.
  • Directed planning of a $10.6M renovation project
  • Designed and implemented Director variance budget reports providing readily available information on revenue and cost based on procedures/visits/census.

References Available on Request

 

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