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UniversalCare's team combines extensive experience, passion and unwavering commitment to exceptional care at the same time operating within our financial means. Aiming to transform senior healthcare and services across Canada, our senior leadership embodies UniversalCare's Pillars of Success: Our CULTURE AND OUR PEOPLE.

Joseph Gulizia - President and Chief Executive Officer

Joseph Gulizia has been involved in operating Long Term Care, Retirement Homes and Continuing Complex Care facilities since 1997. He has held various positions such as Administrator, Regional Director and Director of Operations for Managed Homes for a large publicly traded company.

As the Director of Operations for Managed Homes, he managed up to ten (10) homes with an annual operating budget of $80 million dollars. He is known for providing exceptional support and leadership to his partners and the communities he does business in.

Joseph has developed strong relationships with many health care organizations and since 2003 he has raised over $1.4 million dollars NET for their benefit.

His educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science at York University and a Certificate in Long-Term Care Administration from Ryerson University.

As President and CEO, Joseph focuses on bringing value to his partners/stakeholders and is able to ensure that their goals are achieved by leveraging UniversalCare's Pillars of Success.

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Karen Reid
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Maria Cherbel
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President and CEO
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Director of Financial Services
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Director of Clinical Services

Pillars of Success: Our Culture and Our People©

Compassionately caring for our residents, patients and staff.
Uncompromising value to our Partners.
Leadership - never follow the crowd, go beyond industry standards
Trust - Deliver what was promised
Unwavering service and quality
Respect - earn it every day
Entrepreneurial Spirit - Invigorate it!

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