John Milford: profile
John has thirty-four years of management experience and service organization development skills. He opened and served as Executive Director of the San Francisco Towers for over fifteen years after a career in hospital and health care administration. John remains active as the principal of Heritage Consulting for Retirement Living, has supported non-profit work for seniors as Board Chair at the San Francisco Senior Center and Board Secretary at San Francisco Village, and has served as Chair of the Grownups Forum at the Commonwealth Club of California for over fourteen years.
Principal / Owner at Heritage Consulting 2011 to present
Serving clients with interests in the U.S., Australia and Chile from service providers and developers of retirement communities to research for launch of a healthcare product.
Chair, Grownups Forum—The Commonwealth Club of California 2000 to present
Executive Director / San Francisco Towers 1995 – 2011 Opened and operated the premiere Continuing Care Retirement Community in San Francisco where the result was deemed insightful, innovative, and empowering by customers, management and colleagues. Generated in excess of $20M in net operating revenue. As a renowned preceptor and mentor, prepared over twenty management trainees for productive health care and retirement management careers.
Executive Director / The Carlisle 1991 – 1995 Opened and managed the first urban high rise condominium Continuing Care Retirement Community in San Francisco.
Hospital and Health Care Administration 1969 – 1991
• Merritt Peralta Medical Center / Oakland, CA
Associate Administrator for Professional Services
• Oakland Hospital / Oakland, CA
• Terra Linda Convalescent Hospital / San Rafael, CA
• U.S. Army Medical Department / U.S. and Republic of Vietnam
Captain, Army Medical Service Corps
John W. Milford email@example.com
Golden Gate Theological Seminary – Master of Divinity, 1977
Medical College of Virginia – MHA, Health Care Management, 1969
University of Richmond, Virginia – BA, Psychology, 1967
Professional and Civic Engagement
Board of Directors, San Francisco Village
Board of Directors, San Francisco Senior Center
Chair/Grownups Forum, Commonwealth Club of California
Past Director, Aging Services of California 1999 – 2005
Golden Gate Region Chair, 1999 – 2005
California NHA License #2949 (1977)