Steve Wallace was appointed Regional Vice President in the Oregon Region of Avalon Health Care in 2017. He joined Avalon with the acquisition of Pinnacle Healthcare’s ten Oregon facilities. Mr. Wallace has 32 years of Long-Term Care experience. He worked as Assistant Administrator and Administrator for various independent operators, where he has held the positions of Senior Administrator, Senior Vice President of Operations, and Chief Operations Officer. His success, along with the success of the facilities under his management, comes from a commitment to focus first on the caregiver. It is his belief that effective leaders and caregivers achieve the greatest results by being inspired through training and coaching.
Mr. Wallace graduated from George Fox University with a Bachelor Degree in Sociology and a minor in Psychology. He has also served on the Oregon Governor’s Health Advisory Board, as a Speaker at Oregon State University, and in Health Care Administration, in addition to being an active Member of both Rotary and local Chamber of Commerce in his communities. Free time is spent working with his family on the family farm or ATV riding on the beautiful Oregon mountains, dunes and beaches.