Consulate Health Care Names Bill Mathies Chief Executive Officer

Mathies is joined by Chris R. Bryson as Chief Operating Officer

CEO Bill Mathies (left) and COO Chris Bryson (right), Consulate Health Care

MAITLAND, Fla. (November 5, 2015) – Consulate Health Care, one of the nation’s largest providers of senior health care services and the largest in Florida, announced that Bill Mathies has been named Chief Executive Officer in partnership with appointee Chris R. Bryson as Chief Operating Officer.

With more than 50 years of combined experience in the post-acute care industry, the new executive leaders will lead the company’s business operations and oversee its commitment to patients in Consulate’s more than 200 care centers nationwide.

During the course of the next several months, Mathies and Bryson will champion an initiative within the organization that best defines how to leverage their size and scale as a national provider with the positive attributes of community-based centers of excellence.

“In the face of great industry-wide change, it’s an exciting time to be in health care – especially at Consulate Health Care,” Mathies said. “This company was founded with the vision to provide service with our hearts and hands – a message enforced by our organizational values of compassion, honesty, integrity, respect and passion – and I am proud to carry on this mission into its next phase as we expand our initiatives to patients across the country.”

Mathies previously held the position of chairman and CEO for Sun Healthcare Group, and Bryson served as the COO of Pruitt Health for more than 10 years. To read more about Mathies and Bryson, please visit the executive leadership page on


About Consulate Health Care

Consulate Health Care is the sixth-largest provider of senior healthcare services in the nation and the largest provider in Florida, specializing in post-acute care. We are a leading healthcare organization offering services ranging from comprehensive short-term rehabilitation and transitional care to Alzheimer’s and dementia care. Our compassionate caregivers carry out our mission every day of “Providing Service with Our Hearts and Hands”, caring for our patients like family, not because it’s their job, but because it’s their calling. For more information about our nationwide family of dedicated health care providers or to explore exciting career opportunities, please visit us at

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