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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Vice President of Home Services
Jamie Brown joined EmpRes Healthcare Management in early 2007. As Vice President of Home Services, she is responsible for all aspects of the business/clinical operations of the Home Health, Hospice and Home Care business lines in all states of operation. She has an extensive background in many facets of the post-acute care industry (both Medicare-certified and Medicaid-reimbursed), including accreditation standards that convert state regulated agencies into deemed status. Mrs. Brown has completed several successful acquisitions and start-ups over her career under the Eden Health umbrella. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Management and stands by the principal that if patient care and employee satisfaction comes first, strong quality and financial outcomes will follow.
Vice President of Strategic Process Improvement
TK King joined EmpRes Healthcare in 2016 as the Director of Health Informatics moving on to become Vice President of Strategic Process Improvement in 2019. His healthcare career began in 2006 with The Goodman Group in Chaska Minnesota. There, he supported the company’s electronic health record applications. He’s also held roles in administration, direct patient care, technology and support, and strategic planning and education within the LTPAC industry.
Mr. King has lobbied and advocated for better healthcare regulations and funding throughout his career and has regularly met with congressional leaders in Washington DC to help educate and pass healthcare laws.
Mr. King completed his Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration degree at the University of Phoenix and his Master of Healthcare Leadership degree at Western Governors University.
Vice President of Clinical Operations
Misty joined EmpRes Healthcare in 2016. She comes with over 13 years of healthcare experience in the LTC industry. She has worked for UCHealth and Life Care Centers of America prior to joining EmpRes. She began her career as an CNA before then becoming an RN and is soon to be an Acute Care Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner through the University of Northern Colorado. Her career journey has taken her through many different positions throughout long term care including Director of Nursing, Regional Director of Clinical Operations, Divisional Director of Clinical Operations and Director of Clinical Integration.
Ms. Thomas currently holds a Bachelor degree in Nursing from the University of Wyoming.