Greg Wells, Vice President of Operations
Greg Wells has been involved in the long-term care industry for over 35 years as an Administrator, Regional Director of Operations and currently as the Vice President of Operations for Wells Health Systems. He is a licensed long term care Administrator in the states of Kentucky and Indiana. During this time, Greg has assisted many independent owners and operators, both for profit and non-profit with successfully turning around their facility financial deficits and regulatory noncompliance. In addition to his operations expertise, Greg has served as the Chairman of the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Long Term Care Administrators and is a past Chairman of the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities. He continues to serve on the KAHCF Finance, Survey & Regulatory and Nominating Committees as well as the Board of Director’s for the Kentucky Health Care Foundation. Greg has previously served on the American Health Care Association’s Life Safety Committee, the Board of Directors of the Hospice of Western Kentucky and is a graduate of Leadership Owensboro.
Terry Skaggs, Chief Financial Officer
Terry Skaggs is an Accountant and a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator. Terry has worked in the health care field over 35 years, working first in the acute care setting. For over 30 years, Terry has worked in long term care, first as a licensed Administrator and then as CFO for Wells Health Systems. Terry oversees all areas of finance, reimbursement, general ledger, and billing. He has been an integral team member assisting facilities turn around reimbursement, billing and accounting related issues. Terry has served on the KAHCF Board of Directors as the Chair of the Reimbursement Committee, on the Executive Committee as the Second Vice Chairman, First Vice Chairman, Chairman, and Immediate Past Chairman. Terry is the current President of the Kentucky Health Care Foundation. He serves actively on the Reimbursement Committee, Survey and Regulatory Committee, Education Committee and Finance Committee, as well as on the Medicaid Workgroup and Billing Workgroup. He has chaired several appointed task forces for the Association. Terry also serves as the Chairman of the Kentucky Medicaid Technical Advisory Committee. Terry served for eight years on the American Health Care Association’s Finance Committee on Medicare and Medicaid. Terry is a past Chairman of Statewide Insurance Services. Outside of KAHCF, Terry has served on the Board of Directors of Hospice of Western Kentucky.
Jean Wells, Founder
Jean Wells is the founder of Wells Health Systems. Since 1982, Wells Health Systems has built, acquired, and operated 30 long term care centers in Kentucky, including the only free-standing, dedicated Alzheimer’s center in the Commonwealth. Wells Health Systems based its expertise/business model on developing facilities in rural areas and turning around facilities that had challenging licensure and financial histories. Jean is a past chairperson of the Kentucky Association of Health Care Facilities. She is currently the chair of the association’s Legislative Committee, a position she has held since 1992. In addition to her service to the long-term care industry, she has been a public leader and civic volunteer on national, state, and local boards. Jean was appointed to Kentucky’s Economic Development Partnership Board (1998-2020) and has served on Owensboro’s Industry Inc. Board, and the Boards of the Owensboro Chamber of Commerce, Junior Achievement of Western Kentucky, and Owensboro Community College. She is the past chair of the American Health Care Association’s Ethics Committee. Jean’s expertise includes specializing in government relations and innovative business strategies for public decisions.