Kenneth Schonbachler joins HCR Home Care

HCR Home Care has named Kenneth R. Schonbachler as executive director of strategic relationships.

Ken Schonbachler
Ken Schonbachler

In this role, Schonbachler provides outreach and education regarding home health care services and the critical role these services provide in the rapidly changing healthcare landscape. In addition to supervising a team of home care coordinators, he also forms strategic, value-added partnerships with high- level community leaders, physicians and health-care executives.

Schonbachler previously served in variety of leadership roles including CEO at Rouse Estate in Youngsville, Pennsylvania, a long-term care community including skilled nursing, licensed home care, personal care, adult and child day care and memory care. He also served as principal at KRS Healthcare Consulting in Buffalo, and senior director, rehabilitation, business development and patient transitions at Visiting Nursing Association of Western New York in Buffalo.

Schonbachler earned an MBA and an Executive MBA from State University of New York at Buffalo, a master’s degree in physical therapy from University of Pittsburgh and a bachelor’s degree in physical education from Slippery Rock University. A licensed physical therapist, Schonbachler resides in Lancaster.