June 1, 2022
Christopher H. Cheek, MBA, NHA is Founder and President of SentryCare, inc. a regional company, founded in 1993, which owns, operates and manages hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living communities in Mississippi, Louisiana and Arkansas. The company has been a long-time implementer of the Eden Alternative, a model of care and management which operationalizes the empowerment of residents and staff care partners. Chris serves as Chairman of the Board of the Eden Alternative.
Chris is a Co-founder and a Director of ApotheCare, a closed-door institutional pharmacy which utilizes the latest technologies in medication packaging and administration. Additionally, he is a Co-founder and a Director of Healthcare Risk Services a firm which specializes in insurance alternatives for healthcare providers. Chris is also a Co-founder and Chairman of the Board of Property Insurance Company of America. He serves on the board of Trustees of Millsaps College, a liberal arts college in Jackson, MS. Chris and his wife Patricia have four children and one grandchild. He enjoys outdoor activities including boating, hiking, hunting and fishing.