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Administrator/CEO – Lebanon

Ex Officio Board Member

Before becoming a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator, Mr. Odegaard worked 10 years with the Department of the Navy as a Management Analyst at Strategic Weapons Facility Pacific (SWFPAC) in Silverdale Washington. He joined Veterans Care Centers of Oregon in January 2014 as the Administrator/CEO of the new Edward C. Allworth Veterans Home in Lebanon, Oregon. His role at VCCO is to provide operational expertise in the design, construction, opening, and ongoing operation of the Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs home in Lebanon. Kelly brings to the table 23-plus years as a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator in Oregon and Washington —  most recently as the Health Center Administrator at Dallas Retirement Village (DRV), a 121-bed Skilled Nursing Facility. Prior to arriving at DRV, he was the COO of Sante Operations in Salem, Oregon. Kelley has operated and/or overseen the operations of facilities in Washington, Oregon, and Arizona. The son of a Veteran, he brings a passion to caring for those who served, and does so with a commitment to changing the culture of life in nursing homes.