Donna Kelsey, as chief executive officer, has years of experience in healthcare leadership, specializing in multi-site management, bottom line impact and continuous improvement. As CEO, she is responsible for driving strategic plans to carry out and protect the vision, mission and values of American Senior Communities.

Her goals include maintaining high levels of customer satisfaction through quality care and positive clinical outcomes, keeping ASC in compliance with federal and state regulations, and leading teams that drive total quality management processes that generate year-over-year profitability and growth.

Before joining ASC, Donna was president of the U.S. Division of Revera, a Canadian company; Executive Vice President of Operations for Kindred Healthcare, and a 26-year veteran of the U.S. Naval Reserve, where she achieved the rank of Captain. She holds a bachelor’s of arts degree in biology from Colgate University and a master’s degree in community health from Old Dominion University.