David R. Devereaux

Emeritus and Former Chair, Board of Visitors
Capital Campaign Cabinet Co-Chair
Dean's Office


Mr. David R. Devereaux, also known as Dave, has worked nearly 40 years in the skilled nursing field, starting as a housekeeper while in high school at a small nursing home and working his way up to COO of Villa Healthcare. Before his current role at Villa, which began in 2017, Dave was the EVP and COO of Beverly Healthcare, where he was responsible for an operating budget of $2 billion annually and more than 700 skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. Dave is also a co-owner of Express Transportation Holdings, LLC and an investor and director for Telemedicine Solutions, Inc., a Chicago-based company and creator of WoundRound, a technology-enabled solution that improves the process of wound care management. From 1996 to 1998, Dave was District Vice President of Manor Care Health Services. He joined the Hillhaven Corporation as a Nursing Home Administrator in 1988 and rose to the rank of Regional Vice President of Operations before Hillhaven's merger with Vencor in 1995. Dave graduated from Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration and received his MBA in Health Administration from Temple in 1986. 

In 2012 Dave was awarded Temple’s Distinguished Alumni Award, recognizing his career accomplishments and service to the university. In 2019, Dave was honored with Temple’s Fox School of Business Centennial Award.