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David Haack, Partner
Born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, David’s journey in Long-Term Care started over 35 years ago in the dietary department of a skilled nursing community, then becoming a Nursing Assistant and Licensed Nurse. Attended MCC and university of Minnesota. David has worked with many of the leading providers in the Skilled Nursing Community – from Medicare cost reporting and consumption management, to LTC technology services.
David began his career in Long-Term-Care Institutional Pharmacy Services, and since then has spearheaded both regional and national programs for controlling cost in delivery of medication services. In addition, David has acted as an independent consultant dedicated to helping Assisted Living developers identify potential locations for new construction across the country, as well as pharmacy consultation services to closed door retail operators.
In his Assisted Living Career David was the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Seatle based Living care Lifestyles, and left that team after 9 years to join Arizona based Cadence Senior Living in June of 2020 as Chief Marketing Officer. Cadence Living operates 32 Senior Living Communities across the country including Oregon. A huge believer in disruption of the status quo in Modern Aging solutions, he recognizes the opportunity for optimal differentiation in the Senior Living Marketplace.
David has been an active part of the Western Washington Aging Community in many ways – from serving as President of the South End Senior Care Coalition for three years, to founding The Northwest LGBT Senior Care Providers Network. – both organizations have worked on developing a better communication bridge between LTC Providers and the local community. David has worked with many organizations, from AARP to the Washington Healthcare Association. He has also been involved in the Washington D.C. based Senior’s Coalition on challenges regarding prescription drug coverage and expense. David has had extensive involvement in the Department of Social and Health Services, and currently sits on the GALF Work Group for Washington State. He has also worked closely with the Washington Diversity Affairs Office, as chair of several DSHS Advisory Committees. David was also involved in the Governors Blue Ribbon Commission, as an Advisor for the LTC New Funding Advisory Committee specifically with the goal of ensuring that all wording and practices placed forth from the Commission are sensitive to equal access of services for all LGBTQ residents of Washington State. David continues to do this work as a leader in LGBTQ competency in LTC settings.
David has been involved in the following Boards: Department of Social and Health Services Advisory Chair, Hawaii LTC Association- Board Member, Equal Rights Washington Past Board Member and Vice Chair, Verbena- Board Member, Senior Services? Sound Generations of Seattle – Board Member, South End Senior Care Coalition Founding Member and Past President, The Puget Sound Health Care Professionals – and Founder, The NW LGBT Senior Care Providers Network and Gen Pride.
Throughout his career it has been his life mission to ensure improved services for all LGBTQ Seniors and their loved ones.