LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Last Thursday, 24Hr HomeCare’s CEO and one of its three original Co-Founders, David Allerby, took home the morning’s most prestigious award: the Healthcare CEO of the Year Award. The Healthcare Leadership Forum and Awards took place at the Omni Hotel Los Angeles and was hosted by the Los Angeles Business Journal. The annual event brought together the region’s most distinguished healthcare professionals for a panel discussion on the state of population health, delivery of care and impacts to businesses in Southern California. Following the panel, the LA Business Journal highlighted the accomplishments of individuals and organizations who are setting industry standards and raising the quality of healthcare within our communities.
“I see this award as one that recognizes an individual who is truly spearheading the effort to elevate the care that is accessible to diverse neighborhoods across Southern California,” said Ryan Iwamoto, fellow Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer. “This year alone, David has led us to establish partnerships with Stanford Healthcare and Cedars Sinai for our Caregivers to serve as their extended staff, in addition to creating and implementing RideWith24™, our on-demand transportation service for seniors. David is that individual who is a driving force for providing better, quality healthcare, through and through.”
Allerby has served as CEO of 24Hr HomeCare since the company opened its doors in 2008. With his vision and leadership, the company has expanded to thirteen locations throughout California, Arizona, and Texas. In February of 2013, Allerby was named by Forbes Magazine as one of America’s Most Promising CEOs under the age of 35. In 2016, Allerby was recognized as a Finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Allerby holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Southern California.
24Hr HomeCare is a Los Angeles-based company that provides high-quality, customized, professional caregiving services to seniors and children and adults with developmental disabilities, allowing them to continue full, active and healthy lifestyles. Founded by David Allerby, Tyner Brenneman-Slay, and Ryan Iwamoto in 2008, 24Hr HomeCare has expanded to thirteen locations throughout California, Arizona, and Dallas, hiring over 3,000 employees. Services include assistance with personal care, meal preparation, medication reminders, light housekeeping, and transportation services. In 2014, 24Hr HomeCare was listed by Forbes Magazine as the #24 Most Promising Company in America, and in 2016, the company was named to the INC 500/5000 list for the fourth consecutive year.