Full Name
Owen Hammond
President & CEO, Principal
Cascadia Heathcare
Owen Hammond is a dynamic and innovative leader with almost 20 years of experience in the healthcare industry. As the CEO and Principal of Cascadia Healthcare, he is responsible for the overall strategic direction and operational performance of the company, overseeing a portfolio of 46 skilled nursing facilities, 10 assisted living and independent living facilities, and a home health and hospice agency, across 6 states.

Prior to joining Cascadia, Owen was the President and CEO of Signum Healthcare, a subsidiary of The Ensign Group, a publicly traded company that covers the entire state of California. He had management responsibility for all aspects of Signum, their largest portfolio company, and reported to the CEO, COO, and the Board of Directors for The Ensign Group.

Owen joined The Ensign Group in March 2008 as the Executive Director at a regional skilled nursing facility and was appointed as a New Market CEO in 2010, and then in 2012 as President and CEO created Pennant Healthcare, another subsidiary of Ensign in the Northwest. As President and CEO, his core responsibilities included overseeing the company’s financial, regulatory, clinical, cultural, administrative, and operational functions. He was appointed President and CEO of Signum Healthcare in February 2014.

Owen's deep understanding of healthcare operations and finance has been instrumental in shaping Cascadia's business model and driving the company's growth. He is a firm believer in the power of technology to transform the healthcare industry, and under his leadership, Cascadia has implemented cutting-edge systems and processes to enhance patient care and improve operational efficiency. He is also a tremendous advocate for culture not only within Cascadia but the industry as a whole.

Owen's track record of success is a testament to his ability to identify and capitalize on opportunities in the industry, while also staying true to the values of quality care and patient satisfaction. He is a hands-on leader who is dedicated to developing and nurturing strong relationships with staff, patients, and stakeholders alike.

In addition to his work at Cascadia, Owen is an active member of the healthcare community, serving on several industry boards and committees. He is a frequent speaker at healthcare conferences and events, and his insights on healthcare innovation and leadership have been featured in a variety of industry publications. Owen's commitment to excellence extends beyond his work at Cascadia Healthcare. He is also actively involved in industry associations and community organizations, where he shares his expertise and knowledge to help improve the quality of care in the healthcare industry.

Overall, Owen Hammond is a highly respected figure in the healthcare industry, with a proven track record of success in executive leadership and a deep commitment to quality care and patient satisfaction. His strategic vision, operational expertise, and commitment to innovation have made him a driving force behind the success of Cascadia Healthcare and a valuable contributor to the broader healthcare community.
Owen Hammond