Meet the Leadership Team

Proveer Senior Living | Matthew Thornton, Founder and CEO

Matthew Thornton

Founder & CEO

Matthew has 23 years’ experience leading operations, clinical, and sales teams in long-term care environments, including independent living, assisted living, and skilled nursing. He has directly supervised the opening of more than 50 assisted living residences, 24 independent living residences and 3 new long-term care facilities. 


Proveer Senior Living | Chris Rio

Christopher Rio

Principal – Corporate Administration

Chris provides extensive operations, property development and M&A expertise encompassing over 30 years of corporate and multi-site management and development experience in the senior living, healthcare, hospitality, restaurant and commercial real estate sectors. Chris has provided executive leadership and management for multiple senior housing companies delivering exceptional independent living, assisted living and memory care services to residents and their family members.

Proveer Senior Living | Rod Fearon

Rod Fearon

Principal – Property Development

Rod has over 25 years’ experience in real estate brokerage, investments, healthcare consulting and senior housing development, management and ownership. Prior to joining Proveer, Rod founded Fearon Investments, a real estate company specializing in healthcare markets with concentration on the brokerage, consulting and development of assisted living, independent living and skilled nursing facilities.

Proveer Senior Living | James Taylor

James Taylor

Principal – Investments & Legal

James Taylor has been a force in the senior living industry since 2012 and now elevates Proveer by providing general counsel and investments expertise. In his career, James has closed over 6 billion dollars in finance transactions. He oversees and identifies all legal aspects of the company while establishing solid relationships with investors. James designed, financed, and has overseen timely construction or renovation of four Class-A assisted living and memory care communities. Whether ground-up or renovation, James has delivered projects on time and on budget.

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