David J. Ward
Senior Ministry Advisor

David Ward serves as Senior Vice President and Ministry Designee for Felician Services, Inc, providing support and oversight for health care, hospice, older adult services, and related ministries. Prior to Felician Services, Mr. Ward served as Principal for a consulting group that focused on advancing Hurricane Katrina recovery, electronic health records, and health system financing.   His professional experience includes consulting work; and executive/management positions with Daughters of Charity Services of New Orleans; St. Joseph Health System, Atlanta; Catholic Health Corporation, Omaha; Illinois Association of Homes for the Aging. He was a Commissioned Officer for US Public Health Service, Baltimore, and held positions at Tulane University and LSU.

Mr. Ward earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology & Sociology from Allegheny College, and Master of Health Services Administration (MHSA) from University of Michigan School of Public Health.  He is a licensed nursing home administrator, Fellow in the American College of Health Care Administrators, and former Board member of Catholic Health Association USA and American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging/LeadingAge.