See You This Thursday in Chicago At The 2017 SHN Summit

After months of anticipation, the big day is nearly here. The 2017 Senior Housing News Summit in Chicago will kick off in a few short days.

Senior housing executives will gather at the University Club of Chicago to discuss the hottest trends in the industry. Network with operators, capital providers, designers, human resources specialists and more. Try to catch one of the last available tickets here. Get yours now and see you Thursday!  



7:15 AM – 8:30 AM – Networking and Continental Breakfast

8:30-9:00 – 21st Century Senior Living (Sponsored by CDW Healthcare & Direct Supply Aptura)


  • Ginna Baik – Strategic Business Development at CDW
  • Chris Frommell, AIA – Managing Partner at Direct Supply Aptura

9:00-9:50 – Market Feasibility Disrupted: Rethinking Industry Norms (Sponsored by Plante Moran Living Forward)


  • Dana Wollschlager – Moderator Principal at Plante Moran Living Forward
  • Jamie Timoteo – Vice President of Real Estate Development at Plante Moran Living Forward
  • Diane Kenney – Vice President of Sales and Marketing – Ecumen
  • Lana Peck – National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC)
  • Kurt Apfelbacher – Senior Vice President at Dougherty Financial

10:10-11:00: Retention Strategies & Best Practices (Sponsored by OnShift)


  • Joe Machicote – Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Erickson Living
  • Michelle Kozloski – Vice President Human Resources – Covenant Retirement Communities
  • Lisa Rogers – Director of Human Resources for Pathway Senior Living
  • Julie Simpkins – Chief Operating Officer – Gardant Management Solutions

11:00-11:15: Networking Break

11:15-12:00 PM: The Leadership Series (Sponsored by PointClickCare)


  • 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

Buy your tickets here.