Kevin P. DeAcosta, President and CEO, joined The Highlands in September 2000, and was promoted to the position of CFO in January 2004, served as Interim President and CFO from January 2012 through March 2013, and was appointed President and CEO in March 2013. Mr. DeAcosta received a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting at Alvernia University in Reading, PA. Prior to coming to The Highlands Mr. DeAcosta spent ten years in the banking and public accounting industries. At The Highlands Mr. DeAcosta plans, directs and manages all operations of The Highlands. He develops and maintains effective business and professional relations with members of the Board of Directors, residents, clients, industry organizations, hospitals and churches. Additionally, he works in cooperation with the Governing Board in developing the strategic vision for the organization.