Chief Executive Officer
With ten years’ experience in the long-term care industry, Garett Robertson, Chief Executive Officer for Deseret Health Group, is a proven leader – working his way up the ranks in positions, where he serves as CEO for the company. In his capacity as CEO, Garett has led Deseret Health Group to its well-recognized position in the healthcare industry, growing the company from 11 nursing homes to its current 29.
His primary responsibility is to carry out the strategic plans and operations of the company. Garett also serves as President on the Board of Directors for Deseret Health Group and has successfully overseen and managed Deseret’s implementation of technology and its acquisitions of new homes. Under his direction, Garett has pushed a number of quality incentives that has led to the trust and respect that Deseret commands in the industry today. This respect has enabled the company to grow and refine the programs that they currently employ. Garett’s continuous model of growth has led him to be a finalist two years in a row for the Ernst and Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award.
Since Deseret Health Group’s inception in 2006, Garett has held various positions including Controller and Financial Analyst where he has used his strong math, analytical, quantitative financial and problem-solving skills to provide guidance to investment decisions and assess financial models. Garett has used these same mathematical and engineering skills in developing a rather unique revenue and occupancy models that have significantly strengthened their overall financial performance. These exceptional advancements have resulted in receiving the LTC & Senior Living LINK Spirit of Innovation Award for Deseret’s dedication to continuous improvement, development of best practices, and commitment to the success of the long-term care industry.
A Utah native, Garett graduated from the University of Utah 2007 with a double major in Biomedical Engineering and Economics. It was there where Garett received a patent referred to as the “Device and Method for Manipulating and Inserting Microelectrode Arrays into Neural Tissue” in conjunction with Professor Normann’s Lab at the University of Utah.