Vice President, Health & Wellness
Alan is an LVN and Dementia Specialist who brings over 16 years of experience of Senior Living in Corporate, Regional and Community roles. Most recently Alan was the VP of Health and Wellness for Cadence Senior Living supported 9 states now CogirUSA. He was a Regional Director of Health Services for Oakmont Senior Living supported 11 communities in Southern California and Nevada. At Skilled Management, Alan leads the Resident Care Team in all the communities – providing hands on support, compliance, training, creative innovations to care management and systems.
He has spearheaded technology development in order to streamline delivery of care systems with the goal of improving the lives of seniors as well as team members for Cogir/Cadence, Oakmont Senior Living, Westmont Senior Living and Brookdale Senior Living. He started as a caregiver in Memory Care for Sunrise Senior Living.
For Alan, being a nurse means not only having the knowledge to treat an illness, but also having the heart and compassion when caring for residents and communicating with their loved ones.
Alan studied Psychology at Citrus College, Sociology and Music in the California State University system, attended Surgical Tech at a vocational school, and received his nursing license as an LVN from American Career College. Alan serves in the California Assisted Living Association (CALA) education committee
Alan lives in Southern California with his wife, daughter and their two dogs, Molly and Suga. He enjoys cooking, working out and is inspired by music, dance and his faith.