Our Founder

Daniel E. Straus

Daniel E. Straus is Chairman and CEO of Care One, LLC, a company that operates a post-acute network of 70 skilled nursing and assisted living facilities and other ancillary services principally in the Mid-Atlantic and New England markets and Chairman of InnovaCare Health, a managed health plan with a strong presence in Southern California as well as Puerto Rico. Mr. Straus’ other health care holdings include, Ascend Concierge Home CareAscend Home HealthAscend HospiceAscend Rehab, CareVirginiaHealthBridge Management, and Partners Pharmacy.

In addition, Mr. Straus operates a family office that invests in hedge funds, private equity and real estate. Previously, Mr. Straus was the principal stockholder, president and Co-CEO of The Multicare Companies, Inc., which was sold in 1997. Prior to that, Mr. Straus was an attorney with Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison in New York City.

Mr. Straus holds an A.B. in political science from Columbia University and a J.D. from New York University. Mr. Straus is active in several charitable and philanthropic endeavors, which include spearheading multiple fundraising campaigns which raised a total of more than $3 million to support both charitable organizations and CareOne employees.