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Personal Care Executive

New Kensington, Pennsylvania, United States
September 16, 2019

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Ransom E. Towsley, MBA, MHA, PCHA

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Summary Profile

Accomplished Senior Executive in Healthcare Administration: Strategic Planning, State and Federal Policy, Operations, Business Development and Expansion, Board and Executive Relations, Quality Improvement, Care Management, Financial Management, Human Resource and Risk Management, Certified Personal Care Home Administrator, Licensed Nursing Home Administrator

Professional Experience

Owner, Hansley’s Pub and Grill March 2018-August 2019

Owner of Scotch/Irish pub in Ligonier, PA

Consultant/ Project Management September 2017 – December 2017

At request of a former employer, provided consultation services on start-up or expansion of post-acute care including Personal Care Homes/Assisted Living, Skilled Home Health, Non-Medical Homecare, Adult Day Services.

served clients in Southwestern PA and West Virginia

Executive Director, Southwestern Healthcare Center: Complete Healthcare Resources August 2016 — June 2017

Complete Healthcare Resources (CHR) is a management and consulting firm with clients in CCRC/Life Plan, skilled nursing facilities, personal care homes and independent retirement communities.

Directed all aspects of Life Plan/CCRC campus-based facilities (nursing home, two personal care homes, independent living)

Directed the preparation of short-term and long-range plans and budgets for two Personal Care Homes.

Served as the interim administrator for Personal Care Home.

Directed upgrade of marketing, dining services, staff training and capital improvements.

Executive Director of Presbyterian SeniorCare at Home: Presbyterian SeniorCare July 2010 — July 2016

Pittsburgh, PA: Presbyterian SeniorCare is the largest provider of senior housing and senior services in southwestern PA, serving 6,500 older adults in ten counties.

Planned and implemented a startup Medicare home health agency.

Acquired and quadrupled size of a nonmedical homecare agency and developed new services lines such as in-home technology, care management and dementia care.

Executive Director: The Community at Holy Family Manor, Inc February 2007 — July 2010

Pittsburgh, PA: CHFM Inc is the corporate umbrella for ministries of the Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth.

Turn around operation in which I brought $5,000,000 annual services back into fiscal solvency. Completed a strategic and financial analysis of all business lines within ministry including Personal Care Home- 12 beds just for Sisters. Implemented turnaround plan including the conversion of the convent into a 59 bed Personal Care Home with dementia unit and opened to outside residents. Functioned as interim PCH administrator, trained and coached successive administrators.

Regional Vice President: Chamberlin Edmonds March 2006 —February 2007

Atlanta, GA: Chamberlin Edmonds is a privately held company with a regional presence and 600 employees. CE engages in revenue cycle management for contract hospitals.

Opened the Pittsburgh office and integrated revenue recovery operations into nine University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hospitals through integration with UPMC culture, policies and information systems. Provided customer relationship with executive management within UPMC hospitals.

Executive Director: Community LIFE /Pittsburgh Care Partnership September 1996 — August 2005

Pittsburgh, PA: Community LIFE is a Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE,) Community-LIFE is a joint venture between University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Presbyterian SeniorCare and Jewish Association on Aging. Community LIFE is a fully capitated managed care organization serving dual eligible frail elders in the community.

Directed all startup planning, program development and subsequent operations including regulatory compliance, clinical operations, provider network development, human resource, financial, information and billing systems management and quality improvement.


University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh PA:

Master of Health Administration

University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate Business School, Pittsburgh PA

Master of Business Administration

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