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Jeff Ryan

Chief Executive Officer

Jeff Ryan serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Legacy Healthcare Services. His commitment is to be the culture keeper, mentor, and motivator of the Legacy team. He is also dedicated to changing how seniors are cared for in life by driving evidence-based care through innovation and unwavering allegiance to bringing purpose, safety, and dignity to their lives.
Formally trained as a physical therapist and athletic trainer he earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Temple University, a master’s degree in physical therapy from Hahnemann University, and a Master of Business Administration degree from Johns Hopkins University.

Prior to joining the Legacy team, Jeff served as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President of Finance at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) – Philadelphia. Prior to that, he served as the Director of Operations at Hahnemann University Hospital and later, as the Chief Operating Officer of the Hahnemann University Hospital Physician Practice Plan. He has also held several leadership positions in rehabilitation at Pennsylvania Hospital and with the Temple University Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.

Jeff has also served on several community and charitable boards as both a board member and board leader. He has authored/co-authored two textbooks, numerous textbook chapters, and scientific articles, and has made over 200 professional presentations.


In his personal time, he and his wife enjoy spending time with their five children and their three dogs while hiking, kayaking, golfing, traveling, attending concerts, and gardening.