Transforming Care for Older Adults

We have the passion, expertise and proven experience to be the standard bearers for delivering a truly innovative model of healthcare to older adults, enabling them to live independently and stay connected to their communities.

Meet the Leaders

Innovative Minds for Better Healthcare

Daniel Czermak, esq.

Founder & Operating Principal

Daniel Czermak is the founder and operating principal of BoldAge. He founded BoldAge to deliver scalable, integrated solutions that realize the full power of the Programs for All- Inclusive Care (PACE) model.

Daniel brings decades of trailblazing healthcare leadership to BoldAge. He has been intimately involved in starting several successful businesses in the healthcare and high-technology sectors, and currently acts as president of AcuteCare Health System in Lakewood, New Jersey. In this capacity, Daniel is responsible for all aspects of company development and management and has overseen its growth into a $20 million, 200-employee business.

In 2015, Daniel led AcuteCare Health System’s expansion into PACE through the launch of the Beacon of Life PACE program in Monmouth County, New Jersey. Nationally recognized for patient satisfaction, Beacon of Life has grown to over 180 participants, and in December 2021, it is expanding into Ocean County, New Jersey.

Prior to his current roles, Daniel’s business experience includes a tenure as CEO of Rein & Co., a Lakewood-based management consulting firm serving the high-tech industry. In this role, Daniel was responsible for bringing together key executive leadership from both Fortune 100 companies and venture-backed start-ups. He also served as a venture partner in Rein Capital, a $50 million venture capital practice in Lakewood focused on early-stage investment in the technology sector. Before joining Rein Capital, Daniel was an associate at Yankowitz, Goldsmith & Sayers, focusing on corporate and real estate law.

He holds a law degree from Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey, and a bachelor’s degree in finance from Touro University, New York.

Todd Stern, BBA, MBA, CHA

Founder & Principal

Todd Stern’s multi-decade career in providing post-acute and institutional healthcare solutions began long before his first job in the healthcare industry; his family has been passionately committed to providing post-acute care for three generations.

In addition to being founder & principal of BoldAge, Todd provides stewardship and operational leadership to several healthcare organizations across the post-acute community-based healthcare services ecosystem, including serving as the CEO of Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care.

Under Todd’s leadership, Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care has grown to become one of the leading hospice and end-of-life care providers in the nation, operating coast to coast and across 20 states. This depth and breadth of connected healthcare leadership and expertise is unmatched.

A former member of both the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organizations (NHPCO) Public Policy Committee and the Hospice Action Network (HAN) Board, Todd is highly regarded and active within hospice advocacy.

Beyond hospice, Todd co-founded and serves on the board of various healthcare operating businesses focused exclusively on post-acute care with an emphasis on care in the home, including home healthcare, homecare, home-based dialysis, ambulance, home medical equipment, outpatient physical therapy clinics, long-term care and assisted living.

Todd holds a BBA and MBA from Loyola University Chicago and is a certified hospice administrator.

Mary Austin, MSN, NHA, RN

CEO

Mary Austin is the CEO of BoldAge. She has over three decades of professional experience in senior services, including over 15 years in Programs for All- Inclusive Care (PACE). Mary is recognized for her a collaborative, people-driven approach and a firm understanding of the alignment of quality with financial success in PACE.

Since 2005, Mary served in executive positions in PACE, both at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) and at NewCourtland Senior Services. At Penn, Mary managed the PACE clinical practices before being appointed (COO) of the program, where she directed census growth to over 500 participants, drove new center development and led overall operations.

Mary also led the NewCourtland LIFE (PACE) organization in Philadelphia from start-up through six years of sustainable growth and successful regulatory audits.

Relentlessly committed to quality, Mary was the chair of the Technical Expert Panel for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) development of quality measures for PACE. Mary has served in several leadership roles with the National PACE Association (NPA), including the chair of the Nursing Consortium, and Education and Awards Committees. She has been a PACE technical advisor with the National PACE Association since 2017 and has worked with a variety of organizations investigating, developing and operating PACE programs in several states.

Mary received her Bachelor of Science degree from Neumann University, Aston, Pennsylvania, and a master’s in nursing administration from Villanova University, Pennsylvania. She is on the faculty of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and is licensed in Pennsylvania as a registered nurse and as a nursing home administrator. In 2009, Mary became a Johnson & Johnson fellow for the Wharton School of Business of the University of Pennsylvania.

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