Board Election Bio – Doug Johnson

In his role as President of Hawkeye Care Centers of Iowa and Founder and CEO of Blue Stone Therapy Solutions, Doug works to help build a culture of quality, safety, transparency and efficiency. Additionally, he works to develop and coordinate strategies for improving long-term care through forward thinking, innovation and strategic planning.

He is instrumental in expanding services to meet the evolving needs of Iowa’s older adults. Always striving to do something special, his progressive approach in resident-driven care and genuine interest for continuous improvement sets a standard that transcends the senior housing industry and has heralded him as a forward-thinking CCRC leader throughout Iowa.

With over two decades of industry knowledge in senior living, he guides Hawkeye Care Centers and Blue Stone with precision, passion and uncompromising leadership.

Since graduating from Iowa State University, Doug has helped companies from a variety of vantage points, including as a board chair, CEO, consultant, teacher, coach and volunteer. He previously served as, among other things, as board member of the IHCA and co-chair of the Payment/Legislative Committee.