Mark's experience in the health care industry spans over 25 years. He has provided a wide range of advisory services for senior living providers covering strategy, development and repositioning, market research, financial planning and feasibility studies, benchmarking, valuations and financial advisory services. He also has extensive audit and accounting experience. Mark conducts market assessments for senior care and retirement housing providers to analyze the market viability of prospective new communities and expansions and to determine appropriate project size. Mark facilitates strategic planning sessions and prepares strategic plans for senior care and retirement housing organizations in order to determine strategic direction and identify and prioritize strategic initiatives. He provides financial advisory services, including identification of funding sources, evaluation and selection of financing alternatives, negotiating business terms and covenants, covenant compliance and reporting and troubled debt restructurings. He is a frequent speaker at state and national senior living conferences. Mark received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Northern Illinois University.