A Registered Nurse with over 35 years in health care and 25 in post-acute care, Karen McDonald is both Chief Clinical Officer and Vice President at Mission Health Communities, LLC. Mission Health Communities, LLC offers post-acute services to over 2200 residents a day in 30 skilled nursing and assisted living communities throughout Georgia, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Kansas. Possessing extensive experience in the health care industry, Karen began her career as a staff nurse 1979 and has since served as Director of Nursing, and Senior Nursing Leader in across multiple companies. Karen is also the owner of KLM & Associates, where she provides clinical consulting services to long term care facilities and companies which serve the post-acute market. Originally from London, Ontario Canada, Karen currently resides in Durham, North Carolina and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.