John brings to Solutions Advisors 30 years of experience in operations. He has served as Senior Vice President of Operations for SeniorBridge Home Health Care, Benchmark Assisted Living and Atria Senior Living.
John has turned around troubled senior living communities and healthcare providers in over 22 states. Career highlights include the turn-around of three failing CCRCs in Indiana, Ohio and Massachusetts; two of which represented a two cents per share operating loss for the then publicly traded Manor Care. At Benchmark, John’s leadership was instrumental in bringing the portfolio occupancy to 95% from a stalled 60% rate. John lead the management team of Atria’s Northeast Division with 26 properties and become the first division in the company to achieve over 90% occupancy.
In addition to his turnaround skills, John excels at business planning. At Benchmark he created and implemented the annual operating and capital budget processes, the monthly NOI forecast process, and the profit and loss review process. Additionally, in most of his positions, he restructured middle management positions to improve accountability and results, lowered operating costs and improved employee retention and results, lowered operating costs and improved employee retention.
Education and Certifications:
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Fordham University
Board of Directors, First Montclair House
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John is very proud of his family. Ann, his wife of 30 years, is the Senior Minister of First Congregational church of Montclair, NJ. John’s daughter Sarah teaches first grade and his son Samuel is studying to become an acupuncture therapist. In his spare time, John like to cook, watch the Yankees and ride his Italian hybrid bicycle.