About Matt Dapore
Based in Columbus, Ohio, Matt Dapore brings his over 20 years of experience in healthcare operations into his current role of Chief Operating Officer at Hillstone Healthcare, Inc.
Hillstone, which was founded in 2010 and assumed by Matt and the team in 2013, currently owns and manages 17 nursing facilities in the state of Ohio. The unique thing about Matt – in addition to his professional acumen – is his ability to bring compassion and a constant patient-first mentality to his work on a daily basis. As a direct result of Matt’s guidance, Hillstone Healthcare has grown over the last five years to become an actively growing management company.
Matt Dapore’s work in healthcare extends farther back than his college days, as he started working with adults with developmental disabilities at only 13 years old. Ever since then, Matt has pursued his passion for caring for the elderly and spreading his passion for compassion.
Prior to his work with Hillstone, Matt was an Administrator at Provider Services for almost six years, where he operated multiple facilities through acquisitions and turnarounds. During that role, he negotiated labor contracts with SEIU, implemented and educated Person Centered Care programs on a company wide basis, and operated all homes at a 25-30% profit margin.
Prior to that, Matt was also an Administrator at Altercare of Ohio, Wallick Properties, and Director of AIT at St. Leonard Center. Upon graduating college he served as a Recreational Therapist at St. Francis, St. George Hospital.
Matt serves as President of the Board of Directors for the Ohio Person Centered Care Coalition, and Board Member for the Ohio Academy of Senior Health Sciences. He is the five-time recipient of the Ohio Academy of Nursing Homes Outstanding Survey Award (2006-2010).
Matt Dapore is a graduate of Ohio University with a Bachelor of Science in Therapeutic Recreation.
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