Mr. Johnson, a health care professional, has been variously involved in the industry for over 25 years, beginning his career as a nursing home social worker and is now currently a partner in several projects regionally, including two large local facilities in Mesa, Arizona. He also owns a small assisted living center in Scottsdale AZ and he serves as CEO of Building Blocks Counseling.
Vern has been involved in many development and acquisition projects related to health care for 15 years, thru his consulting company in which he developed new health care programs and assisted troubled programs. Working in a niche market in the areas of strategic planning, macro -marketing and market positioning.
Before this Vern worked with HCR Manor Care in a consulting role for seven years where he developed and implemented 17 Hospice and Home Care start ups. These new businesses in a new business model that was designed so that Hospice and Home Health programs met the needs of their skilled nursing facilities. Vern has his degree in Social Work with an emphasis in public administration.
He serves on several committees and has held various board positions for nonprofit organizations such as the National Hospice Organization, Arizona Health Care Association, 1N10 and Arizona Recovery Housing Association.
He has also owned several hospice programs around the country, and although he has since moved more into acquisitions and development, stays plugged into the industry.
Today Vern is involved in brokering projects and in development, especially in nursing facilities and assisted livings. He has worked directly in the Service Provision of Health Care in Hospice, Home Care, Assisted Living, behavioral health and Skilled Nursing Facility Business. As well as taking an active role in Building Blocks Counseling. Vern’s Full resume is available at www.vernjohnson.com his email address is firstname.lastname@example.org