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Jon B. Rousseau

President and CEO
Healthcare
ResCare HomeCare
Georgia

Biography

 ResCare, Inc., the nation’s largest private provider of services to people with disabilities, the largest one-stop workforce contractor and the largest privately-owned home care company, announced today that it has named Jon B. Rousseau president and chief executive officer. Mr. Rousseau joins ResCare with a distinguished career as a senior health care executive. He brings to his new role a demonstrated track record of success from multiple leading Fortune 500 health care companies, as well as a background in private equity and investment banking. Mr. Rousseau will succeed ResCare’s retiring CEO Ralph Gronefeld, Jr., who has dedicated 21 years of service to the company and will serve as interim president of the Residential Services segment until June 30, 2017. Most recently, Mr. Rousseau served as executive vice president of Kindred Healthcare and president of Kindred Rehabilitation Services, the largest diversified rehabilitation services company in the U.S. by sites of service. Prior to that, he was president of the Care Management Division and Kindred At Home, Kindred’s home health, hospice, home care and home-based primary care businesses. Before his employment with Kindred, Mr. Rousseau held a number of senior leadership positions at other market-leading health care companies, including vice president of global marketing, strategy and commercial development for Mylan and global senior director of the continuous glucose monitoring franchise with Medtronic. For the first part of his career, Mr. Rousseau worked at Friedman Fleischer & Lowe, LLC, a leading private equity firm, and at Morgan Stanley in investment banking, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions. He received his MBA from Harvard Business School and his A.B. degree from Princeton University.  

Research Interest

 medicine and health affairs

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