Chris Casteel is a healthcare professional with a 20-year career in the field. His background as a licensed long-term care administrator coupled with his degrees in business administration and nursing gives him a comprehensive foundation in both operation and clinical initiatives.
A proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force, Chris went on to a distinguished career in senior healthcare from a home-health RN to the administration of major CCRCs across a continuum of care. He has served in a variety of executive capacities with major senior-housing firms, including executive director and associate area manager overseeing 450 employees with Sunrise Senior Living. Most recently he served thirteen years as managing director of Watermark Retirement Communities tasked with the operational oversight of select CCRCs as well as national post-acute rehab, assisted-living, and memory-care programs.
Chris earned a B.S. in business administration from Wesleyan University. His RN degree from Lincoln Memorial University included nursing administration, research, and clinical application.