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Tutera’s Ryan Fischer Elected to Leawood Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors

As Director of Managed Care & Business Development for Tutera Senior Living & Health Care, Fischer brings passion in forming connections within business community to the Leawood Chamber Board

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (February 11, 2015) – Ryan Fischer, director of managed care and business development for Tutera Senior Living & Health Care, has been elected to serve a 2015 term on the Leawood (Kansas) Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

In his Board position, Fischer will represent the senior living industry helping the Chamber keep a pulse on issues that are important to area businesses. Additionally, he will contribute to refinement of Chamber policy and strategic direction, provide input on Chamber programming, and assist with recruitment of new Chamber members.

“The Leawood Chamber of Commerce is a tremendous asset to the economic and socioeconomic health of our community” said Joe Tutera, CEO of Tutera Senior Living & Health Care. “Ryan Fischer will be diligent in representing the needs of the senior living community at large. His insight and passion for forging connections within the business community will serve as an asset as the Chamber seeks to support businesses and create jobs in Leawood.”

A 15-year veteran of the healthcare and senior living industries, Fischer has been with Tutera for four years. He is currently responsible for working with insurance companies in 13 states to help ensure the highest quality of care for residents in the 47 facilities currently operated by Tutera. Fischer is also charged with integrating community-based services into the company’s menu of resident amenities, being a liaison with local hospital boards, and civic engagement with the municipalities in which the Tutera operates.

“Tutera Senior Living & Health Care is a respected leader in the senior living industry in Kansas City and beyond,” said Kevin Jeffries, president and CEO of the Leawood Chamber of Commerce. “We are grateful to have Ryan Fischer join our board of directors as a representative for area businesses in the senior living industry.”

About Tutera Senior Living & Health Care

Tutera Senior Living & Health Care is one of the nation’s premier providers of diversified, post-acute senior health care services with headquarters in Kansas City, Mo. As a division of the Tutera Group, the company currently operates 47 facilities, communities and agencies in 13 states throughout the United States to deliver a spectrum of services including independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, post-surgery rehabilitation, memory care, home health care and hospice. The privately held company is dedicated to excellence in individualized services with a mission to provide a personalized approach to senior living and health care in home-like, residential communities.

In 1983, Dominic F. Tutera, MD, founded Tutera to provide compassionate patient care with the uncompromising values of integrity, accountability and commitment. Tutera Senior Living & Health Care still embodies those values today. Tutera is committed to making a positive difference in the lives of its residents and their families through senior living and health care experts who inspire and promote individuality and personal happiness.

For more information, visit www.Tutera.com

About the Leawood Chamber of Commerce

With 530 member businesses that employ thousands of individuals, the Leawood Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to the success of its member businesses located in the Leawood area. The purpose of the Leawood Chamber of Commerce is to provide members with a meaningful voice in the community and to maximize members’ opportunities to enjoy business success by attaining the following objectives:

  • Serving as the voice of businesses in Leawood
  • Marketing the advantages of living and working in Leawood
  • Providing programs and services to help members’ businesses grow profitably and be successful
  • Promoting networking and membership
  • Obtaining and retaining members

For more information, visit www.leawoodchamber.org

Elaina Boudreau
BELA Public Relations