Board Election Bio – Dave Chensvold

David Chensvold currently serves as the President of Healthcare of Iowa, Inc. Dave joined the company in the fall of 2012 as Vice President of Operations and became President in January 2015. Healthcare of Iowa, Inc. was formed more than forty years ago and actively consults with multiple skilled nursing and assisted living facilities in Iowa

In 2002, David began his long term care career simultaneously serving as administrator at two rural Iowa facilities: Edgewood Convalescent Home, an independently owned SNF/AL in Edgewood. Iowa and Elkader Care Center, a non-profit SNF/AL in Elkader, Iowa. From 2004 through fall of 2012 he was the Administrator at Monticello Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, with 115 SNF/NF beds, 24 assisted living apartments and an outpatient therapy clinic, in Monticello, Iowa.

In addition to his Healthcare of Iowa responsibilities, David serves as President of Assisted Living Partners, LLC. Formed in 2008, the firm provides consultative services in assisted living management, regulatory compliance, education and funding sources. Today, Assisted Living Partners’ employs six and serves nearly half of Iowa’s assisted living programs.

As past president of the Iowa Health Care Association, David previously served as chair of the IHCA Executive Committee and is a member of the Payment for Services and Quality committees. Nationally, David is an At-Large Member of the National Center for Assisted Living’s Board of Directors. He is also active in hosting IHCA ICAL legislative fundraisers and supporting the Iowa Health PAC through his participation and financial contributions.

David’s education background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Communications from Cornell College in Mount Vernon, Iowa, as well as Master’s degrees in Business Administration and Health Care Administration from Saint Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa.

David, his wife Jessica, live in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with their twin daughters.  As a family, they enjoy spending time together and traveling.