SBG LLC provides strategic leadership for health care organizations faced with significant challenges.
Founder and President Sonia Bailey-Gibson describes her work this way: “Helping others to help themselves.”
Sonia has more than two decades of experience in providing post-acute health care leadership and management, and now offers her expertise to help long-term and post-acute care providers faced with challenges.
She is especially helpful to those who find themselves in challenging positions such as regulatory, reorganizational restructuring or turnaround situations. She led the startup enterprise for the West Virginia Veterans Nursing Home in Clarksburg, WV through its first year of operation. Sonia holds a BA in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Public Administration from West Virginia University, a licensed nursing home administrator and has advanced certification through the ACHCA.
Before founding SBG in 2008, Sonia worked in multiple states including West Virginia. for a publicly traded nursing home chain, Genesis Health Care Corp., where she was a Senior Vice President of Operations. There she led the operations for up to 60 nursing facilities, assisted living and retirement communities. She has also managed and assisted in building an institutional pharmacy, therapy, billing, mobile imaging and supply companies.
Her career also includes operating her own business, Health Consultants Plus, that still provides home- and community-based programs for the disabled and the elderly, nursing, social work and therapeutic recreation consulting as well as some interim management services. She also held management positions with companies that provide home- and community-based services for people with mental retardation and mental illness.
She is a fellow and certified with the American College of Health Care Administrators and is a licensed nursing home administrator in West Virginia. She is past president of the West Virginia Health Care Association, and currently serves on the board of Hospice Care Corp., Jobs for Life and the West Virginia Alzheimer's Association. She is a past board member for the WV Nursing Home Administrator's Licensing Board. She serves her profession through several trade and professional groups and has been recognized with several awards and serves in various community positions.
Sonia was recognized as an up and coming business professional by the WV Executive Magazine in their 2000 Young Gun Series.
Sonia Bailey-Gibson, Founder and President