Chief Executive Officer
Chief Financial Officer
Chief Nursing Officer
Deb Sanderfield-Hoven, RRT
Chief Strategy Officer
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.
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.
President of Operations
President of Sales and Development
Melanie Bravo, a visionary leader in the healthcare industry, serves as the President of Sales and Development for Evergreen. With a career spanning over two decades, Melanie has consistently driven innovation and growth, shaping the organization’s trajectory with her strategic prowess. Melanie joined Evergreen in August of 2022.
Her passion for empowering individuals to access quality care has been a driving force throughout her journey. Melanie’s exceptional ability to forge lasting relationships will continue to expand throughout her tenure.
Vice President of Human Resources
Cindy joined EmpRes Healthcare in 2006, moving on to become Vice President of Human Resources in 2015. She is a seasoned executive with 25+ years of full-cycle Human Resources experience, including recruiting and onboarding, benefits and compliance administration, union bargaining, and employee relations. Successful leader skilled in developing and implementing enterprise initiatives that support the broader business strategy. Cindy holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration from Portland State University and is SHRM-SCP and SPHR Certified.