Tina Irwin was appointed as Avalon’s Regional Vice President for Hawai’i in early 2018. In 2021, she also assumed responsibility for the Oregon market. Tina was born and raised in Germany, and moved to Canada in 1990, where she earned a degree in Nursing and Health Care Administration. After 10 years of successful LTC management in Canada, she moved to Seattle in 2006 and began working for HCR ManorCare, initially as an administrator, and then as a Regional Director of Operations with multi-state oversight. During her tenure, Tina was repeatedly recognized as the company’s top performer in clinical quality, rehospitalization, customer service as well as regulatory and operational metrics.
Tina has over 30 years’ experience in skilled nursing and long-term care management. She is committed to being the provider and employer of choice. Her strong clinical background and commitment to excellence in customer service are the foundation for best in class outcomes for our Avalon communities. Tina is married and lives in a small community north of Seattle. She’s a nature and dog lover and spends most of her free time hiking, gardening, and exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest.