Jennifer Schwalm, Principal, Parente Randolph, LLC has more than fifteen years of experience assisting senior living clients and lenders--in both the public and private sectors--with business solutions. These include coordinating new developments and campus repositioning strategies to revitalize aging facilities and expand services based on financial and market driven strategies; benchmarking and identification of “best practice” solutions related to operations, development and regulatory issues; facilitating merger and acquisition transactions; participating in due diligence engagements; and directing prospective reporting engagements. Her expertise encompasses continuing care retirement communities, independent living, assisted living, nursing facilities, and home care services. Prior to joining Parente Randolph, Jennifer was at KPMG LLP for approximately 12 years where her career progressed to Director in the Senior Living Services Practice. Jennifer has spoken before professional and educational groups at numerous conferences, including the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA), PANPHA (Pennsylvania), NJANPHA (New Jersey), and various other state associations and provider affiliation groups. Jennifer earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Shippensburg University. She is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the American Association of Homes for the Aging and the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Homes for the Aging. She is licensed as a Certified Public Accountant in Pennsylvania.