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Walter P.

Grabda
Garden City, MI, 48135 (H)734-437-3042 (C)734-716-9735 wpgrabda@comcast.net

SUMMARY OF SKILLS
20 Years . . . successful management leadership in operations, systems enhancement and implementation, P&L, budgets ranging from $3 to $12 million, and corporate asset management and development. Successful track record includes reorganization, turnaround, change management, risk management, cost containment, capital budgeting, strategic planning, contract negotiations, finance, pricing, sales, marketing, promotions, due diligence, public relations, customer service, multi-site operations, re-engineering, scheduling, purchasing, inventory, human resources, policies/procedures, recruiting, and training in property management and healthcare facilities including continuing care retirement communities, long term care nursing facilities, hospitals, and clinics. Accomplished and motivated with a track record of success leading organizations to optimal operating and profit generating status; with demonstrated significant reductions in costs.

DEMONSTRATED STRENGTHS
Multi-Site Management Operations Management Team Building Contract Negotiations Regulatory Compliance Turnarounds Budgeting Change Management Cost Containment Dispute Resolution Collective Bargaining HR Management

SELECTED ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Regional Director of Operations developing and encouraging the operations of multiple skilled nursing facilities. Prepared annual and three year forecast operating budgets Corporate Chief Engineer directing the maintenance and grounds operations of (38) residential (8,000 units) and commercial properties Director of Environmental Services for a hospital administering operations at (2) hospitals and (7) satellite clinics. As Director of Environmental Services: I had responsibility for the housekeeping, laundry, maintenance, engineering, transportation, and security departments Directed the power plant operations as Chief Engineer for Chryslers Trenton Engine Power Plant saving the plant over ($225,000) costs in one heating season through effective operations and repairs made to steam generating coal fired boilers Served as an administrator for multiple skilled nursing facilities ranging in sizes from (107) through (377) beds. These facilities had long standing histories of regulatory noncompliance, fiscal issues and, lack of team cohesiveness; or combinations of these issues. All assignments resulted with the facilities returning to regulatory compliance and enhanced interrelations of the teams. Ensured objectives were all successfully met Enhanced performances in all departments. Facilitated J.C.A.H.O. accreditation Maximized bottom line results through the implementation of revenue enhancement programs and cost reduction initiatives. Resident outcomes were improved Increased employee morale resulted in less employee turnover. Turnover rates decreased form greater than 30% to less than10%. Built strong solid teams utilizing time proven methodologies Established Sub-acute operations and this resulted in a 99% occupancy experience. Revenues increased 14% as a direct result of these operations. Improved Cash Flow 8% resulted from a Ventilator Start-Up Program Successfully negotiated union collective bargaining agreements Developed and Implemented new strategies to increase annual revenue $300,000

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(Utilizing Aggressive Therapy Programs and Enhancing Census Development) Reduced hospital renovation costs $400,000 through the utilization of in-house personnel Negotiated vendor purchase contracts to reduce plant equipment replacement cost over 9% Recovered $117,000 of $134,000 write-off; Changed Census Mix for a $150k Positive Turn-Around

EDUCATION
Post- Graduate Human Resource Management, Davenport University, Livonia, MI Ph.D. General Management, California Coast University, Santa Ana, CA MBA Business Administration, California Coast University, Santa Ana, CA BS Business Administration, California Coast University, Santa Ana CA Professional Certification and Education (B.O.M.A.): Real Property Administrator Certification: Design, Operation & Maintenance of Building Systems Managerial Accounting & Financial Concepts Insurance & Risk Management Judicial System & Legal Concepts Real Estate Investment & Finance Administration of Real Property Systems Maintenance Administrator Certification: Basic Mathematics, Boilers & Heating Systems Refrigeration Systems Air Handling, Water Treatment & Plumbing Systems Electrical Systems & Illumination Control Systems Building Design & Maintenance Energy Management Supervision LICENSES Nursing Home Administrator First Class Stationary Engineer Michigan & Florida Detroit

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

WG&A, Garden City, MI Lahser Hills Care Centre, Southfield, MI Nightingale Nursing Home, Warren, MI Pathway Health Services, Michigan American Transitional Care/Orlando Northwest Continuing Care Center Venoy Continued Care Center Amurcon Corporation Northwest General Hospital Chrysler Corporation Metropolitan Hospitals & Health Care Centers

2008-Present / 1995-2006 2007-2008 2007 2006-2007 1993-1994 1990-1993 1989-1990 1985-1988 1981-1985 1979-1981 1975-1979