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Great Staff. Great Care.

With decades of experience, Optalis Healthcare is a proven leader in the industry. Combining their expertise in geriatric care with their profound compassion has led to providing exceptional care across Southeastern Michigan and the Columbus, Ohio, area. It is our belief that outstanding healthcare begins with a sincere commitment to service and a strong emphasis on individualized care. Optalis residents experience unparalleled care, luxurious amenities, and security.

Corporate Ethos

Slogan: Grounded in Purpose, Guided by Principle

Purpose Statement: To provide the highest quality care in the most comfortable environment for every patient, every day!

Guiding Principles:

1. Exceed expectations: ‘Good enough’ is just not good enough
2. Lead by example
3. Work as team
4. Give respect, Earn respect
5. Share knowledge
6. Do the right thing
7. From the Community for the Community
8. Take ownership

Leadership Team

Leadership Team
Charles Dunn
Charles began working in his family’s nursing home business at the age of 16 and acquired his first SNF in 1981. Dunn has repeatedly demonstrated his unique ability to maximize performance in the industry for over 35 years.
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Raj Patel, CEO
Raj is a seasoned serial entrepreneur, acquiring his first SNF in 2007. With his extensive operational experience and vast understanding of the Senior Living industry, Patel has led the growth of Optalis over the years.
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Hemant Shah, CFO
With decades of industry experience, Hemant draws from his substantial managerial and financial knowledge to oversee all company financial operations. Shah holds an MBA from The University of Michigan.
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Stephanie Greazel,
Director of Business Development

Stephanie began her career as an Administrator in 1995, eventually moving into Regional Director and VP of Operations roles. She has operated in 5 states and has a vast knowledge and passion for post-acute care.
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Kristine Provan, Vice President of Operations Ohio
Kristine began her career serving seniors through her passion for music as an activities director and music therapist. She became a licensed nursing home administrator and has served in post-acute care for over two decades. Kristine is a seasoned leader focusing on operational excellence and was a Regional Director of Operations prior to her current role as VP of Operations for Ohio.
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Joe Ermiger,
Regional Director of Operations Michigan

Joe has over 15 years experience in healthcare. He specializes in creating an environment that fosters motivation, innovation and growth for his employees and residents. Joe has a Bachelor’s degree  and a Master’s degree in Finance. He has been married for 29 years and has three daughters. When not working he enjoys cooking for family and friends and enjoys many sports, football being his favorite.
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Galina Petlakh, Regional Director of Operations – Michigan
Galina immigrated from Belarus and attended the College of Economics and Finance in Minsk. She completed her RN BSN program at Oakland University and has held roles including Nurse Manager, DON and Administrator. She is married and has 4 children. In her free time she loves to travel, exercise and spend time with her family. Galina has been with Premier and then Optalis for over 26 years and is truly committed to quality care and services.

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Jennifer Adams, Regional VP of Clinical Services – Ohio
Jennifer began her career in the senior healthcare industry in 1995 as a registered nurse on a skilled nursing unit. She brings over 25 years of post-acute experience as a former Director of Nursing and nurse consultant to her current role as Regional Vice President of Clinical Services for Ohio. Jennifer leads her clinical team in providing quality outcomes for both residents and staff and strives to enhance the level of care provided by our facilities.