Brian Gross joined Avalon in October of 2017 as Regional Vice President overseeing 10 Utah facilities. Brian’s healthcare career spans over 28 years. His experience includes 25 years with HCR- ManorCare as a Skilled Nursing Facility Administrator and Regional Director of Operations overseeing and operating facilities in the Chicago market. Additionally, Brian has Regional experience with the former Alterra Health Care overseeing Assisted Living properties in Minnesota and North Dakota. Brian’s extensive knowledge of healthcare operational matters, a strong track record of regulatory compliance as well as his involvement with Accountable Care Organizations and value-based purchasing is of great value to the Utah region and the Avalon Leadership team.
Brian has a Bachelor’s of Science in Accountancy from DePaul University in Chicago and an Masters of Business Administration from Northern Illinois University. In addition to his extensive health care experience, Brian also worked as a Certified Public Accountant in both taxation and audit for a large CPA firm in Chicago. Brian has two sons, one in college at the University of Iowa and the other in a skilled trade. He relocated to Utah with his wife in January of 2018 and enjoys boating, fishing and hiking.