Dan Kaniuk

bio-DanExecutive Vice President, Responsive Health Management Inc., Responsive Management Inc.

Dan has dedicated his 30-year career to the field of seniors’ care and services, in both long term care and retirement home operations. As Executive Vice President of Operations, he is a key member of the senior executive team and is responsible for leading the operations of two of the Responsive Group’s business units, Responsive Health Management Inc. and Responsive Management Inc. His responsibilities include business development, facilitating the execution of the organization’s strategic directions and improving operating performance, efficiencies and quality, while fostering productive and transparent stakeholder relationships, partnerships and employee relations.

Dan has a consistent track record of creating a culture of commitment to excellence, compassion and innovation in seniors’ care and in developing leadership thinking in his people. He has been closely involved in enterprise-wide business development and strategic planning over his career. As Senior Vice President for one of Canada’s largest seniors’ care and accommodation providers, he led the operations of 75 long term care and multi-level seniors’ communities across Canada. His experience includes co-leading the development of 20 new long term care homes in the early 2000s. Dan was recently engaged as a consultant in the seniors’ care and services sector to a major Canadian University.

Dan has served on several committees and as a board member of the Ontario Long Term Care Association (OLTCA), where he currently holds the Secretary Treasurer position. Dan acted as a long term care provider representative on the Ontario Task Force on Resident Care and Safety, and is  a long-time member of the Canadian Alliance for Long Term Care (CALTC). He holds an Honours B.Sc. from the University of Toronto, and has completed the Executive program at Queen’s School of Business.

Dan’s avocation is music, both as a performer – he’s a drummer and vocalist in a six-piece band – and as an avid guitar collector who is passionate about finding that “special instrument.”In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, which includes two beautiful grandchildren, performing with his band, and travelling.