Holecek Takes Helm at Ohio Veteran Homes

COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Veterans Services recently welcomed Terry Holecek as the new superintendent at the Ohio Veterans Homes. He brings more than 25 years of leadership experience in the health care industry. The two state-run homes are located in Sandusky and Georgetown and are home to hundreds of wartime Ohio veterans.

“I am thrilled for Terry to join our leadership team as superintendent of our Ohio Veterans Homes. He is a dedicated professional and proven leader,” says Deborah Ashenhurst, director of the Ohio Department of Veterans Services. “Providing quality care and comfort to our resident veterans is an important part of our mission and I expect Terry to continue with emphasis on person-centered care and continuous improvement for our staff and residents.”

Holecek is an Ohio-licensed nursing home administrator and health services executive. He has served in top roles for national long-term care, senior living and home care organizations. He has led multi-facility operations and has been recognized for his achievements in improving resident experience, quality outcomes and employee satisfaction. He holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in gerontology and health care administration from Kent State University as well as a core of knowledge certification in long-term care administration from The Ohio State University.

An Ohio native, Holecek is vice chair and as a committee member of the National Association of Long-Term Care Administrator Boards. He and his wife are the proud parents of three daughters. His interests outside work include spending time outdoors, fly fishing and traveling with family.

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