Corona del Mar, California
David Collins has more than 35 years’ experience in seniors residential and healthcare including assisted living, memory care, and age restricted 55+ active adult communities such as CCRCs. He is CEO and Managing Partner of Active Living International, a specialized advisory group providing strategic solutions for an ageing planet. In 1980 David and two partners founded, American Retirement Villas (ARV), at one time the largest assisted living company in the United States. As President of ARV Capital, David led the company’s listing on Nasdaq (SRS) in 1995. The ARV Assisted Living communities are now part of Atria Senior Living.
Managing Director, Latin America
Mexico City, Mexico
Marco Alvarez is Latin America Managing Partner of Active Living International responsible for all aspects of the firm’s strategy, team and operations in South and Central America. Marco has 10 years of entrepreneurial and C Level experience in the nascent seniors housing and services industry in Latin America. He has also carried out senior living and healthcare assignments in Europe and the United States. He is CEO and operator of adult day centers, home healthcare agencies and an institute dedicated to developing professional caregivers in Mexico City.
Managing Director, Europe
Since the late 1970s Richard Keeling has specialized in the healthcare market providing consultancy advice throughout the United Kingdom and in Europe. His work has been focused in advising healthcare operators, investors and funders in primary care, secondary and acute care, skilled nursing and continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs).
Managing Director, Development, Operations & Training
Los Angeles, California
Scott Eckstein has 20 years of diverse analysis, development and operations experience in senior housing and healthcare. He is a Partner at Active Living International, and a Clinical Assistant Professor and Senior Living Executive in Residence at Washington State University where his responsibilities include teaching and developing curriculum for undergraduate, graduate, and professional certificate programs in the Carson School of Business. His senior living experience began in the very early days of senior housing in project management for ARV Assisted Living.
San Francisco, CA
Paula Hertel has spent 30 years focusing on improving service delivery systems for the elderly while in executive management positions with consulting projects throughout the United States. She has in-depth experience and a proven track record in senior housing and assisted living operations, staff training, regulatory compliance and new program development. Paula was most recently Chief Operating Officer of AgeSong Senior Communities, a San Francisco, California operator of senior housing where she oversaw operations, marketing and new building development.
Nancy Schier Anzelmo
Director, Memory Care Programming
San Francisco, CA
Nancy Schier Anzelmo, a widely known and highly regarded gerontologist, has been involved for more than 25 years in the field of senior housing and long-term care. Nancy has expertise in the creation and implementation of communities for persons with dementias within assisted living settings. She has worked in various roles within the long-term care continuum including residential care, assisted living, rehabilitation and adult day care programs.
Dip TP, MSc, FRSA, AoU
Director, Place and Brand
Malcolm Allan advises clients around the globe on place-making and place-branding. He has significant experience advising on strategies to create the identity and the brand for seniors living. Malcolm has been active in both the public and the private sectors in the UK and internationally on development planning projects.
Casey Moore is a managing director of agency finance at Lancaster Pollard, a national investment banking and financial services firm based in Columbus, Ohio. Lancaster Pollard specializes in providing capital funding to the senior living and health care sectors.