Sioux Falls-based Good Samaritan Society appoints new President and CEO
A new president and CEO has been announced for the Evangelical Lutheran Society of the Good Samaritan, headquartered in Sioux Falls, the nation’s largest nonprofit elderly care provider, according to a press release Tuesday. .
Nathan Schema, who was most recently Vice President of Operations at the Good Samaritan Society since 2019, will assume the new role on January 1, 2022. Schema has also served as Regional Vice President of Operations and Director during his 15-year career at the long-term care industry.
Randy Bury, current President and CEO of the Good Samaritan Society, will retire effective December 31, 2021.
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“I am honored to have the opportunity to lead the Good Samaritan Society as we enter the organization’s 100th anniversary, and I am deeply committed to standing up for our seniors and supporting our health heroes who care for them. ‘them,’ Schema said in a statement. . “Being part of Sanford Health gives us huge opportunities to explore how we can shape the future of senior care in our country. “
The Good Samaritan Society is owned by Sanford Health and has a footprint in 22 states.
“Nate’s deep experience leading post-acute operations positions him well to lead the organization at a pivotal time in the industry,” said Matt Hocks, chief operating officer of Sanford Health, in a statement. “He is a champion of the opportunities we have to transform the experience of aging through our integrated health care system.