CPA, Chief Financial Officer and Owner
John Brammeier began his career in healthcare after receiving his BS of Accounting from the University of Colorado, Boulder. John gained much of his early experience working for national firms, including Blue Cross Blue Shield as a Medicare auditor and as a consultant/auditor for Deloitte and Touche. His financial leadership experience includes several years in hospitals both as an accountant/business office manager as well as a senior manager in consulting for Hein and Associates. In 2000, John became the CFO for Piñon Management which provided management and consulting services to skilled nursing healthcare and senior housing operations. In 2012, John was instrumental in the merger of both Piñon Management and a local competitor Quality Life Management to form a new company call Vivage Senior Living. John serves as CFO of Vivage and part owner of the company. Today Vivage Senior Living manages, owns and operates 28 skilled and senior living communities; with 19 of these communities in the Denver Metro area. Vivage has 4 senior living projects in various stages of development along the front range and another 4 on the western slope of Colorado. Vivage owns its own ancillary pharmacy, home health and is developing a hospice in order to offer a complete post-acute continuum. Vivage has created care coordination with transition coordinators managing our patients within our own network with the goal of significantly reducing unnecessary re-admissions to hospital partners and improving the care of our patients. John is a CPA and a Fellow in the Healthcare Financial Management Association. He was past President of the Colorado Chapter in 2000 and currently serves on the American Health Care Association – Finance and Reimbursement Committee. He is actively engaged in developing Medicare and Medicaid policy both locally and nationally. John was recently honored by the Denver Business Journal as a Finalist for CFO of the Year in Denver.