American Health Partners Names Dan MacDonald Vice President Of Marketing and Communications

News Release:   April 13, 2021

American Health Partners, headquartered in Franklin, Tennessee, has promoted Dan MacDonald to vice president of marketing and communications. In his new role he will oversee marketing and communications for the company’s seven divisions across nine states that provide a continuum of health care services for adults and seniors.

MacDonald joined American Health Partners in November 2020 as senior director of communications. Previously he was a communications consultant for Brookdale Senior Living, served as senior director of corporate communications for Dollar General and as vice president of corporate communications for Bridgestone Americas.

“Dan quickly proved to be a respected and valued member of our team,” said Michael Bailey, chief executive officer of American Health Partners. “He brings unique perspectives to the role from his experiences as a communications executive and journalist. We are fortunate to have Dan’s leadership and expertise as American Health Partners continues to grow.”

MacDonald worked as a broadcast journalist for 20 years before moving into corporate communications earning three Emmy Awards and two prestigious Edward Murrow Awards for excellence in reporting.

“Developing and executing the right communication and marketing strategies are key to any company’s success,” said MacDonald. “We have a great team at American Health Partners, and I look forward to contributing to its future growth and continued success.”

MacDonald holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Michigan State University and a master’s degree in Journalism from Northwestern University. He also serves as an adjunct professor at the school of Journalism and Strategic Media at Middle Tennessee State University. He and his wife Heather live in Franklin and have a son, Ian, who attends the University of Tennessee.

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About American Health Partners
American Health Partners provides a continuum of health care services for adults and seniors, including long-term support for daily living, home health and hospice, and short-term care focused on recovery and rehabilitation. Operations in Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi include 29 AHC senior living, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers; five psychiatric hospitals; home health and hospice offices serving 34 counties; and a long-term care pharmacy that serves 60 more than 60 locations. Two other divisions provide special needs health plans (ISNPs and IESNPs) for those who living in an institutional setting and medical staffing for nursing homes in Georgia, Kansas, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Utah, Texas and Tennessee. American Health Partners is based in Franklin, Tennessee. For more information, visit or call (615) 902-5200.