Allen Hager, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Allen Hager is founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Right at Home, Inc., in Omaha, Neb. Prior to founding Right at Home, he spent nearly a decade in hospital administration in West Virginia and Nebraska. While in the hospital environment, Hager watched many of his patients "” especially seniors "” leave the facility and return home, but not necessarily return to health. Once home, a lot of his former patients were unable to care for themselves. Hager knew that with a little help, most of these people could lead healthy, happy lives in their own homes. But he also knew that there were very few companies that offered this kind of help. He talked to families to understand the different kinds of challenges they faced and what kind of care would help, and became a certified nursing assistant so he could learn more about the needs of in-home care patients first-hand.

After founding Right at Home in 1995, Hager helped found the National Private Duty Association (NPDA) and currently serves as its Legislative Chair. He's a graduate of Marshall University, Tulane University's MBA program and the executive development program of the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University.