Board Election Bio – Dave Dixon

Dave Dixon, CPA, currently serves as the Vice President/Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer of Care Initiatives in West Des Moines, Iowa. Prior to becoming CFO he served as the Director of Finance since 1994. Care Initiatives is a tax-exempt health care organization that owns and operates 44 nursing facilities, six hospice agencies, eight assisted living units and three senior living units in the State of Iowa, with annual revenues of over $190 million. In his role as Vice President/Chief Financial Officer, Dave is a senior advisor to the President/Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors.  He oversees the finance, information technology and risk management departments and is directly responsible for interactions with the Internal Revenue Service, bondholders and rating agencies.

Dave currently serves on the Not for Profit Council, Business Management Committee and the Regional Multi-Facility Council of the American Health Care Association.

Before joining Care Initiatives in 1994, Dave worked in public accounting in Des Moines.  Dave’s charitable works include 20 years on the board of the Des Moines Ronald McDonald House, serving as President and Treasurer and nine years on the board of Children and Family Urban Movement, serving as Treasurer.

Dave graduated with a Bachelors of Arts Degree in Accounting from the University of Northern Iowa in 1988. He is married to Susan and they have two children, Calvin and Izaak.