Kevin O’Connell – CEO of the Geer Corporation
Kevin started as the CEO of Geer Village Senior Community is 2013. A graduate of the University of Connecticut, 1998, he holds a BS from the School of Allied Health, University of Connecticut, and is a licensed Physical Therapist in Connecticut. Mr. O’Connell received an MBA from the University of Hartford, Barney School of Business, in 2000 and earned the Nursing Home Administrators Certification from the University of Connecticut, 2002.
Mr. O’Connell started his career as a Physical Therapist and has focused primarily on geriatrics but is also interested in sports medicine and coaching. After making the transition to nursing home administration, he operated nursing homes in Connecticut, Indiana, and Ohio.
He is actively involved in numerous community groups, nonprofit organizations, and events. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Torrington Savings bank, President of the Exchange Club of Canaan, Board of Directors for Northwest CT Chamber of Commerce, where he chairs the Chamber health Council.
In 2018 Kevin joined the Connecticut Association of Health Care Facilities board of directors and represented the association in the Future Leaders program sponsored by the American Healthcare Association. Mr. O’Connell was recently appointed to serve on the Economic Development Committee for Winchester.