Meet Our Team
Chief Executive Officer
After earning a BA in history from Case Western Reserve University in 1970 and an MA in education from the University of Pennsylvania in 1974, Bruce Daskal joined his father at Legacy Health Services. Bruce has 35 years of post-acute experience as an operator, manager, and developer. Today, Legacy Health Services and its affiliates operate nearly 1700 beds with over 2500 employees as part of a diversified healthcare system in Ohio. Our facilities and affiliates offer both inpatient and community-based services including skilled nursing, assisted living, rehabilitation services, nurse practitioner care, hospice services, and home health care.
Chief Operating Officer
After earning his BS from Ohio Northern University, Jim spent over 10 years in the hospital setting rehabilitating patients and managing a variety of rehabilitation programs. During that time, Jim obtained an MBA in Healthcare Administration from Cleveland State University. Shortly thereafter, Jim joined the Legacy Health Services team, initially as the administrator at Cedarwood Plaza. He then served for over nine years as the administrator at Pleasant Lake Villa, offering innovative solutions to marketing, financial, organizational and operational challenges. Most recently, Jim successfully led a vertically integrated post-acute care organization and their ancillary programs as their president and CEO before returning to Legacy Health Services as Chief Operating Officer.
Chief Financial Officer
As a Certified Public Accountant and former principal with a major Ohio public accounting firm, Barry Stump has been recognized as a leader in the Ohio healthcare industry. He has extensive experience in Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement, billing and compliance, cost reporting and operational analysis with healthcare providers and retirement communities. Barry is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, The Academy of Senior Health Sciences and the Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants.
Chief Nursing Officer
Before joining the Legacy Health Services team as Chief Nursing Officer, Tammy worked as a director of nursing, regional nurse and divisional nurse for nearly 30 years. After working 10 years in a hospital setting, she knew that switching to long-term care would be meaningful and satisfying on many levels. Tammy reflects on our tag line by saying, “When we provide care for someone’s loved one, we know that they will receive the kind of care you would give to your own loved one.”
As a licensed attorney in the State of Ohio and New York, Eliav Sharvit brings his corporate and transactional experience and expertise to Legacy Health Services. Formerly associated with international law firms, Eliav is involved in all transactional and operational aspects of Legacy Health Services and enables management to immediately access and utilize his legal skills.
Director of Business Development and Corporate Compliance Officer
With over 24 years of employment at Legacy Health Services, Diane Goodwin received her BSN in 1983 and has been a vital member of Legacy’s senior management team. Diane began her career with Legacy Health Services as the assistant director of nursing of Pleasant Lake Villa shortly after it opened in 1987. She went on to become director of nursing from 1989 through 1997. Since then, Diane’s responsibilities have evolved to include managing new construction and renovation projects. She also manages Legacy’s affiliated ancillary service companies, Continuum Care Hospice, Continuum Care Home Health and Stafford Services.