SHN Summit – See & Hear The Leadership Series Live

SHN Chicago Summit – Thursday, July 13, 2017

The countdown has begun to our annual Senior Housing News Summit on July 13! This one-day event will bring you crucial insight from leading C-Suite executives in senior living. Learn more about the industry’s changing business dynamics and what keeps our speakers up at night.

You’ll also have the opportunity to network with over 200 senior living industry executives and attend additional educational panels.


Speakers include:

  • Travis Palmquist (Moderator) – VP and GM, Senior Living at PointClickCare
  • Tana Gall – CEO of Blue Harbor Senior Living
  • Keven Bennema – President and CEO of Charter Senior Living
  • Ken Jaeger – Founder, CEO of MorningStar Senior Living
  • Randy Richardson – President of Vi Living

We hope you see you July 13!

7:15 – 8:30 Networking & Continental Breakfast

8:30 – 9:00 Panel 1: 21st Century Senior Living
Hear two short thought leadership presentations that address the intersection of the growing aging population with increasing acuity and the how design, architecture and technology address this challenge.


Sponsor: CDW Healthcare & Direct Supply Aptura
Ginna Baik – Strategic Business Development, CDW
Chris Frommell, AIA – Managing Partner, Direct Supply Aptura

9:00 – 9:50 Panel: Market Feasibility Disrupted: Rethinking Industry Norms

Our panel of industry experts is going to look at the current state of Market Feasibility and Due Diligence reports and how today’s market is demanding a new approach. This discussion will examine how current market disruptions and forces can be avoided and mitigated by digging deeper into the current state of due diligence.

Sponsor: Plante Moran Living Forward
ModeratorDana Wollschlager –  Principal at Plante Moran Living Forward
Diane Kenney – Vice President of Sales and Marketing – Ecumen
Lana Peck – Senior Principal National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC)

10:10 – 11:00 Panel 2: Retention Strategies & Best Practices
Hear from HR leadership and Chief Operating Officers from a range of senior living operators that will provide insights into best practices and tangible, tactical concepts to retain people within their organizations. This panel will focus on strategy of retention and engagement with both specific data and anecdotal evidence of their success.

Sponsor: OnShift
Moderator: Mark Woodka – Chief Executive Officer of OnShift
Joe Machicote – Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Erickson Living
Michelle Kozloski – Vice President Human Resources – Covenant Retirement Communities

11:00 – 11:15 Networking Break

11:15 – 12:00pm Panel 3: The Leadership Series
The Leadership Series panel will engage these C-Suite executives in a discussion on the changing dynamics of their businesses when it comes to technology, operations, sales and marketing for their respective organizations and the industry as a whole. Find out what keeps them up at night and more.

Sponsor: PointClickCare
Moderator: Travis Palmquist – Vice President and General Manager, Senior Living at PointClickCare
Tana Gall – Chief Executive Officer of Blue Harbor Senior Living
Ken Jaeger – Founder, Chief Executive Officer of MorningStar Senior Living
Randy Richardson – President of Vi
Keven J. Bennema – President and CEO of Charter Senior Living

Purchase your tickets before they sell out and join the SHN community in Chicago this July.

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