Chief Operating Officer
Ken Lund brings to Careage a career legacy of building profitable models of care in dynamic healthcare settings. His success is based on data-driven innovations that transform the corporate culture from service-provider-to-trusted-adviser. This philosophy grows revenues while reducing costs. He is a visionary change agent and business leader with an unwavering ability to deliver value to patients/residents and their family members as well as using genuine humility to build culture among employees. Well known as a loyal and trusted leader, Ken perseveres in growing sustainable healthcare businesses, like ours.
Ken is a volunteer parent leader for his son’s Boy Scout Troop, and enjoys time with family and friends.
Chief Financial Officer
Prior to serving as Careage’s Chief Financial Officer, David Feeney accumulated over 28 years of experience in the hospitality industry with companies such as Sheraton Corporation, Windsor Capital Group, and Noble House Hotels & Resorts. David also established his own Accounting practice, offering a wide range of financial services to small and medium-sized businesses. With Careage, David has put his exceptional financial background to good use, refinancing multiple loans, revamping cash management tools, further integrating the operations teams into forecasting and budgeting, and creating a financial structure that will empower Careage to continue its growth and development into the future.
In his spare time, he enjoys traveling with his wife and two younger daughters, and being from Scotland, he is also an avid golfer.
Vice President of Business Development and Corporate Compliance
Sandra has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from California State University at Fullerton and a Master of Business Administration in Health Services Management from Golden Gate University.
Sandra has been licensed as a Healthcare Administrator for 35 years and has a lengthy background in Skilled Nursing as well as in Assisted Living and Home Health. For several years, Sandra owned and operated her own Home Health Agency until joining our team in 2014 as the Executive Director at Patriots Landing. In 2016 she moved to her new position as Vice President of Business Development and Corporate Compliance at Careage.
Sandra draws upon her diverse background in healthcare to help expand and grow business operations and ensure compliance with the many Federal, State, and local rules and regulations we must comply with. Our compliance program’s central goal is to provide quality care to the residents of our communities; to ensure that each resident may reach their highest practicable level of physical and psycho-social wellbeing, consistent with each resident’s fulfillment of their individual rights.
Sandra has dedicated her entire career to making life better for the seniors in the community. When not working, she enjoys spending time with her 93 year old mother and her two sons and a granddaughter. She is very proud of her eldest son who is serving in the Marine Corp. She also enjoys cooking and long walks outdoors.
Vice President of Finance and Director of Tax
Melinda Deitz is the Vice President of Finance and Director of Tax, and joined Careage in April of 2014.
Melinda has over 15 years of corporate and public accounting experience, and has worked on a large variety of tax clients and has had exposure to many different areas of taxation.
Since joining Careage, Melinda has facilitated the transition of the preparation of a majority of the company’s tax returns to be prepared in house. In addition, her strong tax and accounting foundation, along with her experience in managing a large volumes of clients and projects have enabled her to not only help with the compliance requirements for the company but also to be a resource for a variety of projects within the accounting department and company.
In her spare time, Melinda enjoys spending time with her husband, two kids and their dog. She enjoys all water activities, especially paddle boarding with the family.