October 2019

Aaron Handler, CEO of Embassy Healthcare and George Repchick, the former CEO of Saber Healthcare Group are pleased to announce they have entered into a strategic partnership, grounded on solid platform that will continue delivering quality care in the skilled nursing and senior housing sectors, as well as growing the company into a leading multi-state provider.

After forming Saber in 2001 with a former partner, Mr. Repchick was integral in growing the company from 2 facilities into one of the country’s largest privately held long-term care platforms across 7 states, with approximately 120 skilled nursing and assisted living facilities. Additionally, the partners owned and operated 4 institutional Pharmacies and multi-state Home Health and Hospice programs. Saber Healthcare grew to just under 1 billion dollars in revenue annually, prior to George departing the company in March 2019.

Embassy Healthcare, founded in 1998, currently operates 20 skilled nursing and assisted living facilities throughout Ohio. Owned and operated by Aaron and Darla Handler, Embassy prides itself on their extensive clinical capabilities, with specialized care programs such as memory care, ventilators, cardiac, peritoneal dialysis, and physical & occupational rehabilitation. The Handlers are dedicated to providing the utmost in quality care and compassion to each resident, as evidenced by their daily hands-on philosophy.

Mr. Repchick currently operates in Florida as Isles Healthcare, which will be merged with Embassy, and all current and future entities will be operated via the new partnership. According to Mr. Repchick and Mr. Handler, the new partnership will both strengthen existing operations and substantially increase the number of facilities they operate, expanding their new platform into multiple states. The partnership will focus on management contracts, leases, acquisitions and the new development of skilled nursing and assisted living facilities.

Embassy was represented by Nancy Herman of Capital Pointe Advisors, who in introducing the partners, recognized the extensive experience each would bring, and the vast potential for their success together.