Leaders of today, making way for the leaders of tomorrow.

Our Leadership

Dr. Douglas Olson

CEO and President

Dr. Douglas Olson is the President and CEO of Vision Centre, our non-profit organization that is focused on leadership development for aging services. Vision Centre has been established to help grow academic programs in senior living leadership across the country in partnership with senior care and service organizations and affiliated associations.  For the past 22 year, he was with the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire’s nationally recognized health care administration program and the Director of the Center for Health Administration and Aging Services Excellence (CHAASE). Under his leadership, the Center launched several national efforts to provide opportunities for students and emerging leaders from programs around the country to benefit from experiences and initiatives in partnership with the field.

He received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota in Health Services Research, Policy and Administration with a dual minor in Management and Aging Studies, and his MBA from the University of St. Thomas. Dr. Olson has given numerous national and regional presentations and been published in a variety of publications. He is involved in applied research efforts focusing on leadership, organizational roles and best practices in leadership development in the health and aging services field.

Dr. Olson has served on numerous professional and organizational boards. Before joining the UWEC faculty, Olson was the community administrator responsible for operations of a long-term care campus in Minnesota. He has 20 years of direct experience working and consulting with various types of health care organizations.

Kiki Beschorner

Associate Director of Operations

Kiki Beschorner is the Associate Director of Operations for Vision Centre. Kiki oversees and manages marketing, event planning, fundraising, communications, administrative functions and program development for the Centre.

Kiki graduated from the University of South Dakota with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications. She received her Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from the University of Sioux Falls.

Kiki joins Vision Centre after working at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire as the Center for Health Administration Aging Services Excellence (CHAASE) Coordinator. Prior to that she has served in several program management positions in higher education.