Chief Executive Officer
Concepts in Community Living, Inc.
15900 SE 82nd Drive
Clackamas, OR 97015
Mauro Hernandez, PhD, began his career by helping to open a family run assisted living community in South Florida in 1990, which serves a large population of Hispanic, low-income residents. He continued his work with Concepts in Community Living, Inc., in 2008 and to collaborate with the company on numerous start-up, research and consulting projects. Dr. Hernandez has worked in all phases of assisted living development and operations in 20 states. He has managed a wide range of projects--urban, suburban, and rural; large and small; nonprofit and for profit--catering to diverse community needs. His research and public policy work has focused on quality, regulation, public reimbursement, and provider practices.
Dr. Hernandez is a board member of the American Society on Aging, Advisory Council member for the Center for Excellence in Assisted Living (CEAL), editorial board member for Generations and the Seniors Housing and Care journals, board president for Housecall Providers and member of the Council of Advisors for the Jessie F. Richardson Foundation.
Dr. Hernandez’ academic training includes a bachelor of science in business administration from Georgetown University and a doctorate degree in sociology from the University of California, San Francisco.