Brad Perkins

1308bbperkinsPrincipal and Executive Director, Perkins Eastman

As the founder of Perkins Eastman, Bradford Perkins has directed over 500 architectural, planning and interior design projects for a diverse range of clients including many projects in each of the firm’s 12 major practice areas. He is recognized internationally as a specialist in several building types including senior living, healthcare, housing and education, and has authored more than 80 articles and seven books including Building Type Basics for Senior Living—the most comprehensive textbook on senior living planning, design and development. He has directed senior living projects throughout the US. In addition, over the last 15 years much of his work has been overseas including many projects in China, India, Japan and several other countries. His and the firm’s projects have been widely published and have received over 200 awards for planning and design excellence.

He has a BA (Magna Cum Laude, Distinction in All Subjects) from Cornell in Latin American History, an MBA from Stanford University and a BArch from City College of New York and Cornell University.

Leslie Moldow

leslieManaging Principal, Perkins Eastman

Leslie Moldow is a principal of Perkins Eastman and the managing principal of the San Francisco office. She has more than 30 years of experience, primarily focused on senior living and special needs housing communities. Her work involves the full continuum of care facilities, from active adult to senior centers, independent living, assisted living, Alzheimer’s care, skilled nursing environments, and continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs). She is a skilled planner and architect and enjoys assisting clients develop new and reposition existing communities for affordable and luxury markets.

Moldow speaks regularly at national conventions concerning the latest trends in senior living design and is past chair of the AIA’s Design for Aging Knowledge Community promoting research, education, and conferences to raise the bar of design in senior living communities. Prior to joining Perkins Eastman, Ms. Moldow directed the senior living practice at Mithun for 13 years, and also worked on affordable senior projects in New England.

In addition to Leslie’s work with the AIA DFA, she is a member of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, Aging Services of Washington, and Aging Services of California. Ms. Moldow is also an invited member of Eskaton’s Livable Design Advisory Committee, an advisor for Technology and Design in Senior Living Conference, Women Religious Institute Conference, and Academy of Neuroscience and Architecture: Senior Living Environments Conference.

Ms. Moldow is a licensed architect registered in California, Massachusetts and Washington, and is certified by the National Council for Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). She is also a U.S. Green Building Council LEED® accredited professional.

David Hoglund

1501dhoglundbPresident & COO, Perkins Eastman

An international leader in senior care design, David Hoglund brings extensive knowledge and skills in programming, planning, and design for aging adults. He is a frequent contributor to industry publications and presents on issues of changing demographics, facility repositioning, Culture Change and trends impacting design of continuing care retirement communities, residential and assisted living, short-term rehabilitation, long-term and memory care environments. David is the author of Housing for the Elderly: Privacy and Independence in Environments for the Aging and co-author of Building Type Basics for Senior Living Design (2013 second edition). He taught a course on planning and design for a new generations of seniors at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design (15 years) and currently teaches this program at the University of Southern California. David received his Bachelor of Science in Architecture from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. During his graduate studies, David received a National Endowment for the Arts grant and a university fellowship in order to visit group homes in Scandinavia and England—an instrumental source of his approach to senior living design.

Dan Cinelli

1407dcinelli2Principal and Director, Perkins Eastman

Daniel Cinelli, FAIA has worked with more than 100 national senior living not-for-profit organizations, sponsors, and associa¬tions and has become a true visionary in the field. He leverages his 30 years of expe¬rience to facilitate his clients’ strategic thinking. He has been a speaker, collaborator, strategic partner, and advisor to Leading Age and 15 other not-for-profit state associ¬ations since 1982. He is a frequent contributor to industry publications and a regular speaker on future elder care consumer trends.

Dan has given more than 65 lectures with life-changing ideas to a variety of senior housing and gerontology organizations over the past 20 years. Dan’s latest pre¬sentations have included: ”Don’t Do Sideways, Invent the Future,” AJAS Annual Conference, March 2012. “Environmental Design, Core Course III Coalition for Leadership in Aging Services, 1989 – present,” Intensive twice-yearly design primer taught to senior living administrators throughout the U.S. “Avoid the ‘Uh-Oh’ Moment: Integrated Scenario Planning,” The Association of Ohio Philanthropic Homes (AOPHA) Annual Conference, September 2010. “How Will the New Consumer’s Demands be a Catalyst for YOUR Market?” American Institute of Architects (AIA) DesignDC 2010, August 2010. “Senior Housing Design Trends,” 3rd Annual Spring Symposium on Senior Housing Design And Development, sponsored by the University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation | Colvin Institute of Real Estate Development | Neighborhood Development Collaborative, May 2010. “Ready, Set, Go = Resilient Planning Tactics,” Association of Jewish Aging Services (AJAS) Annual Conference, April 2010.

Dan is a member of the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), Leading Age, and Life Services Network (LSN). He has served as Chairman of the AIA Chicago Chapter Housing Committee, Global Design Alliance, and member of the CLAS Advisory Group; was a founding member of the Society for Advancement of Geriatric Environments (SAGE) and a member of the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission (CCAC) Consultant Task Force; and was a co-designer of the Leading Age Assisted Living Prototype.

Many of Dan’s design and planning concepts have received awards from two of the senior living industry’s most respected programs – Design for Aging Review (AIA/Leading Age) and Contemporary Long Term Care. He also received the Alumni Constituent Leadership Award from the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Architecture Alumni Association and the Young Architects Award from the AIA Chicago Chapter.