Eleanor Alvarez, CEO
Eleanor N. Alvarez, BA, MAT, MAgS and CEO of LeaderStat, LLC, has more than 30 years of management experience in the post-acute and senior living fields as a provider and a consultant. Her areas of expertise include skilled nursing, assisted living operations, facility analysis and acquisitions, start-ups and turn-arounds. During her years working for national corporations, Eleanor was responsible for the operational management of more than 25 facilities. She opened skilled nursing and assisted living facilities, developed numerous high acuity specialty units and stabilized troubled centers. She gained entrepreneurial experience when she leased and managed a nursing center as an independent operator.
In her current role as the owner and CEO of LeaderStat, Eleanor provides consulting and management support to more than 1,500 clients in all 50 states and Canada. LeaderStat, LLC, provides a full range of clinical, operational, and financial consulting for independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing and continuing care retirement communities. Eleanor has conducted operational assessments, market studies, due diligence analyses, financial improvement strategies, and new product design for senior care communities nationwide.
Under Eleanor’s guidance, LeaderStat has grown from a small start-up into one of the top healthcare recruiting and consulting firms in the country. LeaderStat’s placement division helps providers find talented leaders for critical positions ranging from C-Suite execs to nurse managers. The firm fills both full-time and interim vacancies with top level leaders who drive improved outcomes and results, improving life for residents across the industry.
Eleanor is very proud of her most recent accomplishment, the launch of The Ganzhorn Suites, a specialized memory care center in Powell, Ohio (2016). The Ganzhorn Suites promotes a resident-centered, evidence-based approach for caring for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. The center offers a secure, yet stimulating, environment for this vulnerable population by incorporating advanced safety and monitoring technologies and a beautiful, inviting, purpose-built design. Certified staff are hand-picked for their commitment to this population, and residents are engaged in researched-based programming designed by Eleanor herself.