Our Team


The members of our leadership team build a community of quality care across EmpRes and throughout the healthcare industry.

Brent Weil

and Chief Executive Officer

Brent Weil has served in resident care for over 25 years and is the President and CEO of EmpRes Healthcare. He joined EmpRes in 2011 as Chief Operations Officer and was made President in 2015. His career in healthcare began as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) at a skilled nursing facility in Ogden, Utah; and later, Administrator of Aspen Care Center. Before joining EmpRes, Mr. Weil most recently served Sun Healthcare Group as Divisional Vice President, where he oversaw the company’s western operations.

Mr. Weil holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Services Administration from Weber State University.

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Mike Miller

Executive Vice President
and Chief Financial Officer

Mike Miller has been with EmpRes Healthcare for over 15 years and currently serves as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. His career in finance includes a number of private companies, his roles ranging from planning and budgeting, operational finance, and accounting. Before joining EmpRes, Mr. Miller worked for Main Hurdman, an international CPA firm, where he obtained his CPA certificate.

Mr. Miller holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Accounting from the University of Arizona.

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Jonathan Allred

Executive Vice President
and General Counsel

Jonathan Allred’s 30-year career in the legal profession began at Miller Nash Graham & Dunn, LLP in Portland, Oregon, where he practiced complex commercial litigation in state and federal court. He currently serves EmpRes Healthcare as Vice President and General Counsel. Prior to joining EmpRes, Jonathan held the position of President and General Counsel for Starks, Inc., where he led strategic planning, legal, and operations for the company.

Mr. Allred holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Brigham Young University, a Juris Doctor from Brigham Young University, and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Portland State University.

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Jared Jacobs

Chief Compliance Officer

Jared Jacobs joined EmpRes Healthcare as Compliance Officer in 2011. His career in healthcare began 17 years ago as a nursing assistant. He later held positions as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Registered Nurse (RN), and an Administrator of a 120-bed skilled nursing facility. Before joining EmpRes Healthcare, he worked in regional positions as Regional Director of Clinical Operations and later Regional Vice President of Operations.

Mr. Jacobs holds an Associate’s Degree in Nursing and a Bachelor’s Degree in Long Term Care Administration, both from Weber State University.

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Cindy Cour

Vice President of Human Resources

Cindy Cour joined EmpRes Healthcare in 2006, moving on to become Vice President of Human Resources in 2015. Her career in human resources began 25 years ago at Morrison Child and Family Services in Portland, Oregon. Throughout her career, she has had an emphasis in employee relations, discrimination claims, and onboarding.

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Pat Dahlstrom

Vice President of Procurement
and Nutrition Services

Pat Dahlstrom is the Vice President of Food and Nutrition Services for EmpRes Healthcare.  She has been in this position since 1999 and is responsible for creating and building the department.  In her over 30 year career in Long Term Care, she has also worked for Beverly Enterprises and owned her own dietary consulting business.

Ms. Dahlstrom completed her dietetic internship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School.  She received a Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Institution Management from Oregon State University.  Ms. Dahlstrom has been very active in her professional organizations, including being past chair for Dietetics in Health Care Communities, a 3500 member group of dietitians primarily working in Long Term Care.

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Deb Sanderfield-Hoven, RRT

Vice President of Strategic Business Operations

Deb joined EmpRes Healthcare in 2014 with more than 20 years of experience in healthcare. She began her career at University Hospital in Denver, Colorado as a Respiratory Therapist and then moved into long term care rehabilitation. Her career has taken her into clinical compliance, sales and marketing, managed care contracting, center operations, and clinical reimbursement. She spent 10 years leading the Clinical Reimbursement department for SunBridge Healthcare and has worked at Life Care Centers of America and Kindred Healthcare.

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Who We Are

Seven states. More than five thousand employees. One EmpRes Family.


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