Leadership Team

Chris OsbornChris Osborn, RN, MBA, LACHA - Chief Executive Officer

Chris joined Evergreen Living Innovations in 2006 as a GERTI Instructor and currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer.  He received his Bachelor of Nursing from Pittsburg State University and Master of Business Administration from Baker University.  He is a registered nurse and licensed administrator with 18 active years in long-term care.  His various roles within long-term care, culture change organizations include Certified Nurse Aide, Charge Nurse, Director of Nursing, Education Director, and Chief Operating Officer. 

His inspiration for pursuing a career in aging services came from living with and assisting his grandma so she would not have to move into a long-term care facility. This personal experience has guided him to be a passionate advocate for promoting person directed care and leadership development in aging services.  He is a 2012 fellow of the LeadingAge Leadership Academy and served the LeadingAge Kansas Center for Leadership as a coach for 4 years.  

Chris may be contacted by email at chriso@gerti.org or by phone at (913) 477-8252.

 

Chris Osborn

Gene Howe - Chief Financial Officer

Gene joined Evergreen Living Innovations in 2015 as the Chief Financial Officer.  He is a certified public accountant and has held the position of director and CFO in other non-profit organizations.  His alma mater is Kansas State University where he graduated with a major in Accounting.  

Gene may be contacted by email at geneh@eliinc.org or by phone at (913) 477-8203.