John G. Swanson - Chief Executive Officer, Willow Valley Living
Willow Valley Living is the developer and manager of Willow Valley Communities, which provides financial, operations, marketing and human resources support and oversight to Willow Valley Communities.
John Swanson joined Willow Valley in 1991 and is responsible for overseeing the development and management services provided by Willow Valley Living to Willow Valley Communities.
Prior to joining Willow Valley, John was senior director with A.V. Powell & Associates, an actuarial and consulting firm providing services to continuing care retirement communities nationally. Before entering the field of retirement housing and long-term care, his experience has included employment with Toll Brothers, Inc., a publicly held NYSE residential home-building company, and with a national public accounting firm specializing in real estate development.
John serves on the NAHB 50+ Housing Council Board of Trustees Committee. He has also served on the Boards of Directors of Teachers Protective Mutual Life Insurance Company, the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the United Way of Lancaster County, and the National Chronic Care Consortium.
A graduate of Lehigh University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business and Economics, John earned his Master of Business Administration degree from the Rutgers University Graduate School of Business. His professional affiliations include the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants, and the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants.