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Avamere Family of Companies Recognized as One of Oregon's Most Admired Companies

WILSONVILLE, Ore., Jan. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Avamere Family of Companies is proud to be recognized by Portland Business Journal as one of Oregon's Most Admired Companies in 2018.

This marks Avamere's fourth consecutive year winning this award. Of the nine different categories, the journal awarded Avamere #8 in healthcare.

Several Avamere team members attended the ceremony to accept the award, including Bob Thomas, Donna Mueller, Kevin Tomlinson, Larry Lopardo, Michael Crooke, Mike Billings, Ron Odermott, and Ryan Haller.

"It is both humbling and gratifying to be included again in the Top 10 Most Admired Healthcare Organizations," said Donna Mueller, Vice President of Strategy & Innovation.

"It's humbling to be in the company of so many cutting-edge organizations such as Legacy, OHSU, Providence, and the like. It's gratifying because our 9,000 people are each-and-every day trying to do the right thing as we advance the care model for our community's older adults."

The award's ceremony attracted almost 1,000 people, making it one of the biggest business events of the season. The event was held at the Hilton Hotel in downtown Portland.

"To receive this honor speaks volumes as having quality staff to love and serve our residences has never been more challenging in our industry," said Ryan Haller, Chief Development Officer. "We are who we are because of employees who helped us earn this honor for the fourth consecutive year."

About the Avamere Family of Companies

Founded in 1995 and based in Wilsonville, Oregon, the Avamere Family of Companies provides assisted living, independent living, memory care, rehabilitation, home care, transitional care and more. Today Avamere operates nearly 61 communities with over 8,600 employees. Avamere is proud to be considered one of Oregon's most admired companies as they continue to serve their valued patients and residents. For more information, please visit

Avamere Family of Companies

25115 SW Parkway Ave, Suite B

Wilsonville, OR 97070

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Last Updated: 29-Jan-2019