2018 Sponsors


The Power of Partnership...

LeadingAge PA is committed to serving its members by connecting them with strategic business resources.

Our SPONSORS are key supporters of LeadingAge PA that share our vision for the field of aging services and are dedicated to working with members to develop long-term relationships and solutions to support their needs and organizational objectives.


Affinity Health Services, Inc.

Affinity Health Services, Inc. provides senior community management and consulting services specializing in continuing care retirement communities, skilled nursing and personal care homes. Affinity provides full management services and consulting for reimbursement, regulatory compliance (PCH and SNF) marketing, financial management and forecasting, clinical services and operational assessments. We service clients in the non-profit, for-profit, hospital based and government owned organizations. We pride ourselves in our ability to achieve balance between care and financial stability.      


Arnett Carbis Toothman, LLP

Arnett Carbis Toothman, LLP (ACT) is proud of its extensive history and unparalleled service to the senior living community. Serving the industry for over 50 years, we are committed to enhancing this focus for your success through our extensive menu of services: audit, tax, Medicare and Medicaid cost reports, operational/benchmarking analysis, clinical consulting, information technology, mergers/acquisitions/ collaborations, strategic positioning, and more. If you are looking for a CPA firm that truly understands your business and how it fits into the entire healthcare delivery system, ACT is the firm for you.


Baker Tilly

Baker Tilly is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 141 countries, with 28,000 professionals.


Compass Group

Compass Group is the leading foodservice and support services provider built proudly through the creation of a specialized family of brands and individual companies serving clients and customers in over 600 senior living communities in addition to award-winning restaurants, corporate cafes, schools, arenas, museums, hospitals, remote sites, and more. Compass built three brands within the senior living marketplace - Morrison Community Living, Bateman Community Living and Flik Lifestyles. Why three? To create a strong and specialized focus on the expanding and diverse demands of the resident populations entering our clients’ communities.


Cura Hospitality

Cura Hospitality is an innovative dining service and hospitality provider dedicated to our mission of enhancing life around great food. We specialize in senior dining, bringing resident-centered programs and a range of wellness offerings to CCRCs in the mid-Atlantic region. Cura offers a unique, custom approach to each senior community that we serve, ensuring that the dining program largely contributes to the community’s overall brand difference and engages residents, family, staff and guests.


Fulton Bank

Fulton Bank, founded in 1882, has grown to an organization with $18 billion in assets, blessed with many enduring banking and investment relationships with not for-profit senior living organizations. Through our relationship model, we provide banking services by people integrated into your community, through an organization with the capacity, products, services and expertise of a larger financial institution.


HJ Sims

Established in 1935, HJ Sims is a full service investment bank specializing in structuring and underwriting senior living and long term care financings, including tax exempt and taxable bonds, mezzanine loans, equity, seed money, bank financing, and FHA-insured loans. HJ Sims also provides advisory services in the areas of capital planning, restructuring and mergers & acquisitions. With over $22 billion worth of financings, we’re the ones to talk to.


Hynum Law

The legal needs of healthcare are inconstant so it’s important to seek legal representation with experience. Hynum Law represents nursing and PCH facilities regarding collections, Medicaid eligibility, guardianships, compliance programs, contracts, licensure and survey appeals, human resources, reimbursement and payment appeals. Attorney Michael Hynum obtained NHA licensure in 1993 and served as a nursing home and personal care home administrator for many years. Combined, the attorneys at Hynum Law have over 40 years of experience.


Johnson, Kendall & Johnson

Johnson, Kendall & Johnson (JKJ) is an insurance and risk management firm handling insurance programs for senior living clients for over 40 years. Our growth in the senior living industry has come from: (1) risk control services and training initiatives; (2) exclusive JKJ insurance programs; (3) JKJ University; (4) participation in the industry’s associations, conferences and conventions, and; (5) a client list of 175 retirement communities and nursing homes in 14 states.


M & T Bank

M & T Bank has served the healthcare industry for over 30 years, supported by a team of dedicated professionals in the M&T Healthcare Banking Group. M&T’s Healthcare Banking Group is dedicated to working exclusively with CCRCs, hospitals, and other healthcare providers to develop solutions tailored to their specific banking needs. M&T offers a broad array of financial solutions including tax exempt and taxable bank financing and underwriting, treasury management services, deposit services, card programs, and investment options through Wilmington Trust.


Murray Securus

Murray Securus is an employee-owned company founded in 1930. We are the region’s largest independent insurance broker offering solutions for risk management, insurance, health benefits, third-party administration, wealth management and human resources.



Piper Jaffray

Piper Jaffray is a leader in senior living finance in Pennsylvania and nationwide. Our bankers have a long track record working closely with Pennsylvania senior living providers. We help our clients achieve their strategic objectives through our comprehensive financing solutions, advisory services, loan placement capabilities, in-depth senior living industry knowledge, and strong debt distribution channels. Our team focuses on non-profit organizations and tailors financing solutions to meet their unique goals and objectives. 


Retirement Community Health Plan of PA

The Retirement Community Health Plan of PA (RCHP) The Retirement Community Health Plan of PA offers a self-funding option for LeadingAge PA members to control benefit costs, while providing flexibility, support and service to their facility and its employees. The consortium-based model allows each member facility to choose the benefit plan design and employee contribution structure that best suits its needs while paying its own rate based on the organization’s demographics and historical claims experience.



RKL’s Senior Living Services Consulting Group helps providers thrive amidst the ever-changing regulatory, strategic and financial challenges of the industry. Members of the RKL Senior Living Services team draw upon their healthcare industry background and consulting expertise to offer the operational, financial, clinical, reimbursement and compliance services that position retirement and long-term care facilities for sustainable success.


RLPS Architects

RLPS Architects, founded in 1954, serves clients throughout the United States. The firm specializes in senior living, providing master planning, architecture and interior design services. Completed work includes more than 125 retirement communities and 1,525 seniors’ housing and care center projects. We have made senior living our life’s work and remain passionate about providing person-centered environments that "quietly" support the programs and missions of the organizations we serve.



Varsity is a full-service boutique firm based in central Pennsylvania, with a 360° approach to the mature market. Over the past 20 years, Varsity has solved sales & marketing challenges for over 100 local and national organizations in the aging services space, including Asbury Communities, Abbott, The Esquiline, Franklin Park, Frasier, Homestead Village, National Church Residences, Presby’s Inspired Life, Saint John’s On The Lake, Shell Point, VOICE and more. Varsity is a member of the Pavone Marketing Group in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.