Drawing on leadership skills and business acumen developed during his more than 30 years as a senior healthcare executive, David Sylvester is passionate about providing his customers with extraordinary customer service and establishing solid relationships built on trust.
Prior to joining Michael Saunders & Company, David served as CEO, President, Senior Vice President, and Vice President in both acute ... more.and post-acute care organizations. His distinguished career path includes executive positions at Health Central and Orlando Health, while his entrepreneurial skills were integral in the formation of several skilled nursing facilities and a healthcare management company called Elder Solutions. David also served as president of both the Maine Health Care Association and the Florida Health Care Association. In order to continuously improve the industry and how it affects users, David has lobbied for healthcare policy in Maine, Tallahassee and Washington, DC. He has a BS in Management from Thomas College in Waterville, Maine and an MBA from the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida.
David has also been active in numerous community organizations serving as Past President of Winter Garden Rotary Club, and Past Chairman of the West Orange Chamber of Commerce. He is a Member of the Bradenton Yacht Club and serves on the legislative board for the Manatee Chamber of Commerce.
Throughout his life dedicated to the healthcare industry, David’s journey has taken him from Marathon, Florida to central Maine, central Florida and now, as a proud resident of Snead Island. He loves the quiet peacefulness and the island pace of life. Married to his wife, Holly, they have five children and two beautiful granddaughters.