Shaddrick A. Haston is the legal consultant for the Jean Honor Foundation. Since 2005, Shad has served in several roles with the Agency for Health Care Administration as a prosecuting attorney and subsequently as the director of assisted living licensure for the state of Florida. His legal experience concerning health related facilities in the Florida stems from his managerial experience in the Agency’s legal department where he focused much his time focused on nursing homes, health care clinics, assisted living facilities, and clinical laboratories.
In April of 2014, The Florida Assisted Living Association named Shaddrick A. Haston, Esq. as its Chief Executive Officer. As the Chief Executive Officer for the Association, Shad answers directly to the President and Board of Directors; responsible for the implementation of the daily functions and operations of the Association; establishes and maintains effective organizational structure for the Association office and staff; works with staff to distinguish member needs and to identify opportunities for new programs and new directions for the organization; serves as spokesperson for the Association and assisted living; meets with members and prospective members; assists members with law and rule questions; participates in professional coalitions with other related associations.
Shad frequently advises owners and operators on compliance, health care licensure, and best practices for health care facility operation. Shad also serves as a consultant on the expansion of existing facilities; assists with initial licensure applications; and assist with change of ownerships to ensure regulatory compliance. Shad also serves as an expert witness as needed on regulatory issues pertaining to assisted living.
Shad served in the United States Navy as a hospital corpsman and received a Bachelors of Health Science from Campbell University. After graduation from Campbell, he attended Southern University Law Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana where he received his Juris Doctorate. Shad also holds the distinction of being AV Rated by Martindale Hubbell.