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CPA, FHFMA, Chief Financial Officer and Owner

John Brammeier, CPA, FHFMA began his career in healthcare after receiving his BS of Accounting from the University of Colorado, Boulder.  John gained much of his early experience working for national firms, including Blue Cross Blue Shield as a Medicare auditor and as a consultant/auditor for Deloitte and Touche.  His financial leadership experience includes several years in hospitals both as an accountant/business office manager as well as a senior manager in consulting for Hein and Associates.  In 2000, John became the CFO for Piñon Management which provided management and consulting services to skilled nursing healthcare and senior housing operations.  As the CFO for Pinon Management, he assisted the leadership team to drive high quality financial outcomes for their managed facilities which included timely and accurate financial reporting, robust budget and financial projection tools to effectively manage operator profitability.  High impact accounts receivable billing and collections systems were implemented and developed to provide strong collections and cash flows.  John also worked very closely with the President to grow the number of properties under management as well as negotiate new project deals.  In 2012, John was instrumental in the merger of both Piñon Management and a local competitor Quality Life Management to form a new company call Vivage Senior Living.  John serves as CFO of Vivage as well as a principal of the company.  Together with Jay Moskowitz, John has worked to grow the business and provide leadership to company to continue its strong growth and success in to the senior living market place.  In 2015, John and Jay started a new company called WellAge that will manage the company’s senior living properties currently in development.  Jay and John are the CEO and CFO and principals of WellAge Senior Communities which will provide complete operational management of several new independent living, assisted living, and memory care properties currently in development and construction.  John is a CPA and a FHFMA (Fellow in the Healthcare Financial Management Association).  He was past President of the Colorado Chapter of HFMA in 2000 and currently serves on the American Health Care Association – Finance and Reimbursement Committee.  In Colorado, John is the Colorado Health Care Association Treasurer and is key to the Governmental Services Committee.  He has also been active on the CARF – Financial Advisory Panel which provides CCRC audit and accreditation certification.  He is actively engaged in developing Medicare and Medicaid policy both locally and nationally.  John was honored by the Denver Business Journal as a Finalist for CFO of the Year in Denver in 2016 and has recently been nominated by the Denver Business Journal as the Top Financial Executive of the year in 2017.   
WellAge Senior Communities  | Lakewood, Colorado 80228 | 720.531.5280
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