901jennifer-schwalmChief Mission Development Officer, Masonic Villages of Pennsylvania

Jennifer S. Schwalm joined Masonic Villages as chief mission development officer in January 2013. Ms. Schwalm is responsible for leading the evaluation, development and implementation of strategic initiatives to grow the organization while supporting its core mission. Also, as president of Ashlar Creative Solutions, she serves as Masonic Villages’ liaison with outside organizations interested in pursuing project developments, mergers, acquisitions or joint ventures.

Prior to joining Masonic Villages’ corporate executive leadership team, Ms. Schwalm was a partner with ParenteBeard, overseeing the Senior Living Services Consulting Group. Her career also includes approximately 12 years at KPMG in the senior living services practice.

Ms. Schwalm earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Shippensburg University and is a certified public accountant in Pennsylvania.

Ms. Schwalm was selected as one of Pennsylvania’s Best 50 Women in Business for 2009. She has spoken before professional and educational groups at numerous conferences, including LeadingAge, and various other state associations and provider affiliation groups.