Heather has over 20 years of experience in financial and operations management. Her background is with both for-profit and non-profit healthcare organizations. Prior to joining Surpass Senior Living in 2015, Heather was a corporate vice president for Greystone Communities, Inc. She provided oversight of the accounting & financial reporting functions and led a team of accountants that provided controller/CFO functions for retirement communities managed by Greystone. Her responsibilities included the analysis of operating results, projection of future performance and compliance with regulatory reporting requirements. Additional responsibilities included the development of policies and procedures, the implementation of accounting systems, the reporting of monthly financial outcomes, the development of annual budgets and long-term forecasts, the creation of real time key indicator analyses and financial reports and the coordination of annual audits. In addition, Heather was a corporate specialist for financially complex and operationally challenged communities. Heather received her bachelor of science degree in accounting from the University of North Texas and is an active licensed CPA.