Kara Pappanduros was appointed as the Regional Vice President for Avalon’s California Region facilities on February 21, 2017. In this role, Kara manages and directs the care of skilled nursing patients in seven Avalon facilities which includes 736 operational beds. Her insight and ability to continually evaluate business operations ensures high quality patient care outcomes within regulatory compliance while also achieving top notch customer service and positive fiscal outcomes. Kara’s exceptional clinical experience and skills are proven: she held the positions of VP Director of Operations, Director of Operations training, and Executive Director for Golden Living from 1997 – 2017. Kara holds an MBA in Healthcare Management from University of Phoenix and a is an active CAHF member on multiple committees.