• MCA Banner Ad 4 728 x 90
  • Digital - This Space Available
  • United Properties May Digital Ad 728 x 90
  • Advanced Exercise 2022 Banner 728 x 90
  • HTA Banner ad for May and June 2021 728 x 90
  • Namaste Tax Benefits 2021 Banner 728 x 90
Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

2021 Senior Housing & Care Conference & Expo

August 30, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 4:45 pm

2021 Senior Housing & Care Conference & Expo

Hyatt Regency Aurora-Denver Conference Center

Limit: 250 attendees (not including exhibitors)
4 hours of real estate continuing education credit have been approved.

Exhibitors: Space is limited to 40 tabletop exhibitors. First come, first served. Reserve your exhibit space today by contacting Lori Golightly at lgolightly@crej.com

All Colorado Real Estate Journal conferences will adhere to Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment COVID-19 requirements. We strongly encourage all CREJ conference attendees, exhibitors and speakers to get their COVID vaccinations to keep themselves and everyone in our community safe. If you are not fully vaccinated, please wear a mask.


The numbers below include tickets for this event already in your cart. Clicking "Get Tickets" will allow you to edit any existing attendee information as well as change ticket quantities.
Tickets are no longer available

Conference Agenda

12:00 - 12:25 p.m.
Check-In, Registration and Networking
12:25 - 12:30 p.m.
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Tom Kooiman - Director of Business Development - Western Region, Brinkmann Constructors
12:30 – 1:15 p.m.
Colorado Senior Housing Industry Perspective
Lana Peck - Senior Principal, National Investment Center for Senior Housing & Care (NIC)
Shawn James O’Connor - Executive Vice President, JLL Valuation & Advisory Services, LLC
David Rahm, LEED AP - Project Director, Brinkmann Constructors
Elisabeth Borden - Principal, The Highland Group Inc.
1:15 – 2:00 p.m.
Operators Panel: Industry Challenges and Future Outlook
Craig Erickson - Executive Director, Wind Crest by Erickson Senior Living
Jayne Keller, CNHA, MS - Chief Operating Officer, Christian Living Communities | Cappella Living Solutions
Susie Finley, NHA - Principal, Ascent Living Communities
Dana Andreski - Vice President of Operations and Development, WellAge Senior Communities
2:00 - 2:45 p.m.
Networking Break
2:45 – 3:15 p.m.
Senior Housing Design Panel
Gary​ Prager, AIA, LEED AP, CDT - Principal, Hord Coplan Macht
Bill Foster - Associate Principal, Lantz-Boggio Architects
Len Segel - Director of Senior Living, KEPHART
Jami S. Mohlenkamp, AIA - Principal, OZ Architecture
3:15 – 4:00 p.m.
Capital Markets Panel
Amy Sitzman - Senior Director, Blueprint
Susan J. Barlow - Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Blue Moon Capital Partners LP
Rob McAdams - Director, Lument
Jessica Johnson - Managing Director, Healthcare Banking, Western U.S., BOK Financial
Eric Johnson - Director, Ziegler
Hayden Behnke - Senior Associate Broker, Panorama Commercial Group
4:00 – 4:45 p.m.
Development & Investment Strategies
Matthew Turner - Managing Partner, MorningStar Senior Living
John Reinsma - Managing Director, Confluent Senior Living
Joshua Thomas - Vice President of Strategy & Development, Bethesda Senior Living Communities
Katherine L. Ellman - Owner, Terra Firma Real Estate and Development, LLC
Lauren Cheney - Senior Vice President, FirstBank