Mr. Kaplan, a founder and managing member of Premier Senior Living Group, LLC, focuses on the optimization of day-to-day operations of the company to promote revenue, profitability and growth. As such, he oversees the company's operations to insure efficiency, quality, service and cost-effective management of resources. Mr. Kaplan currently owns the 80th Street Residence, which is a 70-bed; licensed assisted living facility located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and is 100% dedicated to residents with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. Mr. Kaplan has over 28 years of extensive experience in regulatory and transactional health law, real estate, general corporate, financial matters and construction. Mr. Kaplan was appointed by the Governor of New York to the New York State Life Care (Continuing Care Retirement) Community Council, and sits on the Board of Directors and is Chairman of the Legal Committee of the Empire State Association of Assisted Living. Mr. Kaplan also sat on the Board of Directors of the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA), the Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA), and was a founding Board Member of the Connecticut Assisted Living Association (CALA) and the New Jersey Assisted Living Association (NJALA).