About Us

Our Team

The Executive Team

Pro Vita has assembled a world-class team with decades of industry experience in various Health Care settings. The Executive Team consists of the President & Chief Executive Officer, Executive Vice President and Corporate Vice President of Operations. The Executive Team directs the overall corporate strategy and works with the operations teams to oversee the day to day business.

Art Forster

Art Forster

President and Chief Executive Officer

Art Forster oversees the strategic direction of Pro Vita and other affiliated companies and is extremely passionate about being an “Employer of Choice”. Art has over 30 years’ experience in the support services and health care fields.
Yasser Barsoum

Yasser Barsoum

Executive Vice President

As the Executive Vice President, Yasser Barsoum has been with Pro Vita since August 2006 and brings more than 20 years of diverse international management experience. Before assuming his current role as Executive Vice President, Yasser held a variety of positions with major global brands.

Paul Woodhouse

Paul Woodhouse

Vice President Strategy & Business Development

As the Vice President Strategy & Business Development, Paul’s role is overseeing all aspects of the organization, seeking business opportunities and working with clients to develop strong and cohesive partnerships.

The Operations Team

Reporting to the Executive Team is the Operations Team. Pro Vita Operations Managers are assigned a number of locations with their primary responsibility being to ensure organizational effectiveness by providing leadership, mentorship, education and support to each of the Homes. Other members of this team include a Clinical Director responsible for the overall supervision, assessment and education of the clinical aspects of the facilities and a Compliance & Quality Assurance Manager responsible for ensuring all aspects of quality and compliance standards are met.

Head Office Support

Pro Vita also offers Head Office support through a team that includes departments such as Human Resources, Payroll, Accounting, Marketing, WorkSafe Claim Management and Occupational Health & Safety Specialists.