President, Chief Executive Officer
Jay has created the successful organization of Vivage, leading the executive workings of the management company and its facilities. In addition to a recognized portfolio of skilled nursing facilities, Jay’s vision for the company includes several new Senior Living development projects and adding services in other states. Jay’s business experience includes owning two long-term-care nursing facilities in the Denver metro area, serving as CEO of his prior company, Quality Life Management, and being an investor in other healthcare ancillary businesses. Jay’s facilities have been used as a training ground for federal survey team members and achieved industry-wide recognition and awards, achieving recognized CMS-rated 5-star communities and consistently high rankings in Colorado’s Pay-for-Performance Medicaid system. Jay brings "hands-on” industry knowledge as a 30-year licensed nursing home administrator and takes great pride in visiting all of his facilities on a regular basis. Jay has active involvement in the legislative process, both state-wide and nationally. Jay is a Board Member of the Colorado Department of Healthcare Policy and Financing Long Term Care Advisory Committee, the current Past Chairman of the Colorado Health Care Association and serves nationally on the American Health Care Independent Owner and Multi-Facility Advisory Boards. Jay is an active Board Member for numerous not-for-profit organizations locally and nationally. He is the recipient of the coveted Vesta Bowden Award for outstanding service in the long-term care profession and received a "Lifetime of Service” award from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.