Ron Yukelson is Chief Operations and Strategy Officer for Wilshire Health & Community Services, which provides home health, hospice, mediation and counseling services on the Central Coast. He has more than 30 years of senior level hospital and health care management experience, the past 12 on the Central Coast.
Ron has over 30 years of experience in senior level positions in the hospital industry, principally with Tenet Healthcare where he was Chief Strategy Officer for the Central Coast Service Area for 13 years. His professional expertise includes operations management, strategic planning and business development, marketing, physician recruitment and retention and media relations.
Ron started his career as a sports writer and covered professional and collegiate sports including the Angels and the Lakers. He also spent five years as the publicist for the Cal State Northridge Athletic Department and was the Venue Press Chief, Boxing for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Organizing Committee at the XXIII Summer Olympics.
Ron holds a Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Journalism from San Diego State University and earned a Masters of Business Administration at the University of La Verne.