John Woodward

Vice Chair

John Woodward is retired Chief Executive Officer of Front Porch Communities and Services, a nonprofit organization that owns and operates both multi-level and continuing care retirement communities as well as affordable housing communities.  Front Porch currently serves over 5,000 residents at 38 locations in four states.

Prior to joining Front Porch, Mr. Woodward served as an investment banker and consultant to not-for-profits including healthcare systems, academic medical centers, and senior living organizations. As an advisor to senior management and the board, he assisted with planning and implementing major expansion programs, reorganizations, mergers, and the acquisition of facilities.

Mr. Woodward’s educational background includes A.B. degrees in economics and mathematics from the University of California at Santa Cruz and an M.B.A. from University of Chicago with a specialization in hospital administration.