Good Samaritan Society announces new president and CEO

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., – A new president and CEO has been announced for Sioux Falls-headquartered Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, the nation's largest non-profit senior care provider, according to a news release Tuesday.

Nathan Schema, who was most recently vice president of operations at the Good Samaritan Society since 2019, will assume the new role Jan. 1, 2022. Schema has also served as regional vice president of operations and administrator roles over his 15-year career in the long-term care industry.

Randy Bury, current president and CEO of the Good Samaritan Society, will retire, effective Dec. 31, 2021.

“I am honored to have the opportunity to lead the Good Samaritan Society as we enter the 100th year of the organization, and am deeply committed to advocating for our seniors and supporting our health care heroes who care for them,” said Schema in a statement. “Being part of Sanford Health gives us tremendous opportunities to explore how we can shape the future of care for our nation’s seniors.”

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