Mary graduated from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and received her Administrator License from the state of California. Mary has over 30 years of healthcare and administrative experience working as an Owner and Operator of Skilled Nursing Home Chains, a Regional Business Development Coordinator, a Licensed Executive Director for Skilled Nursing Centers, a Director of Continuing Care for a large HMO, a General Manager for Southern California partnering with Dignity and HCA hospitals for BPCI, a VP of Business Development for a cloud based readmission reduction digital platform, and an independent consultant with clients such as Verity Health Systems.
Mary has owned and operated several Skilled Nursing Centers with her family over the course of her career. Mary has served as a trouble shooter for problem buildings to analyze systems, train management and personnel, and bring them back into regulatory compliance. She has partnered with several Skilled Nursing Facilities to guide them in the conditions of participation, develop emergency plans and conduct training, and implement systems to manage the survey process. She has partnered with Acute Care Hospitals and Post-Acute Care providers to improve financial performance and quality outcomes.
Mary currently serves as a consultant focusing on healthcare innovation and strategy. Her motto “The Road To Yes” has been instrumental in breaking down barriers to patient centered care by coordinating transitions to the right place at the right time.