Our Leadership Team


Jason Murray

Chief Executive Officer

Is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) and holds a Masters degree in Healthcare Administration. Jason has over 15 years of experience working as an executive in acute and post acute healthcare settings. Jason is one of the founders and principal owners of Providence Group. He enjoys anything related to sports and athletics and tries to stay active with his busy lifestyle, which comes with being married with five children.

Mark Hancock

President and Chief Financial Officer

Is a Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) and holds a bachelors degree in Engineering from Brigham Young University as well as an MBA in Finance from BYU's Marriott School of Management. He is a licensed administrator in Utah, California and Kentucky with over 15 years as a finance professional. Mark is one of the founders and principal owners of Providence Group. Prior to joining Providence Group Mark worked for Fortune 500 companies in the auto and steel industries, and most recently as the Treasurer for a $20 billion financial services company.

Josh Jergensen

Executive Director of Operations

Is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator and approved preceptor in the state of California, with over six years of experience operating complex multi-story skilled nursing facilites. Since 2014 Josh has helped provide operational support to all the facilities within the Providence Group portfolio. Much of his time and efforts are spent recruiting and developing top-level management, improving systems & processes, and promoting business development. Josh has a BS in Business Management from Brigham Young University’s Marriott School of Management.

Peter Sanford

Executive Director of Finance

Is a licensed RCFE and Nursing Home Administrator in the state of California. Peter has held several positions within the company including assisted living administrator, company controller, and most recently, administrator of a 5-star Continuing Care Retirement Community in San Diego. As Director of Finance, Peter oversees financial operations and reporting for Providence Group. He leads a team of financial professionals that develops innovative tools and resources to optimize and leverage operations. Peter is a graduate of Brigham Young University.

Nanci Forbes

Executive Director of Human Resources

Nanci Forbes has over 20 years of experience as a Human Resources professional. Prior to joining Providence Nanci worked for a national HR & Payroll company as a Consulting Manager to more than 100 clients where she worked with various healthcare companies on many tactical and strategic projects. Nanci has managed HR teams both onsite and virtually for companies ranging in size from 300 to 80,000 employees. Nanci holds several HR Certifications including PHR-CA (Professional in Human Resources in California) and the SHRM-CP (Society of Human Resource Management-Certified Professional certification). She earned a Bachelor's in Sociology (with a Social Work concentration) from the University of Delaware. And earlier in her career, Nanci even spent four years as a Social Worker in long term care.

Sara Devine

Executive Director of Therapy Services

Is a licensed Occupational Therapist who holds three advanced practice certifications in California. Sara brings 28 years of clinical and management experience to the therapy division of Providence Group. She has worked extensively in skilled nursing and home health settings and has worked with Providence Group since 2011. Sara and her committed team of therapists and QA personnel strive to improve the quality of rehabilitation services in our communities for both our short term and long term patients. Her love of seniors and passion for quality care help to make our programs premier rehabilitation centers of excellence.