George H. Hager, Jr

George serves as Chief Executive Officer of Genesis HealthCare. Prior to becoming CEO, George was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and was responsible for corporate finance, information services, reimbursement and risk management. He joined Genesis in 1992 as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and was named Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer in 1994. George has over 25 years experience in the health care industry. George spent the first 13 years of his professional career at KPMG, LLP. From 1989 to 1992, he was the partner in charge of the health care practice group for the Philadelphia Region. 

George holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Dickinson College and a Master in Business Administration from Rutgers Graduate School of Management. He is a certified public accountant; board member of Dickinson College; member of the board of the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association; member of the board of the Schwartz Center for Compassionate Care; former member of the board and audit committee chair of REACH Medical Holdings, Inc., a medical transportation company; former board member and audit committee chair of Adolor Corporation, a biopharmaceutical company; and former member of the board of trustees, finance committee and audit committee chair of The University of the Sciences in Philadelphia.