Atlanta, GA – October 22, 2013 – zumBrunnen, Inc., an independent building consulting firm, is presenting an educational seminar at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting & Exposition being held October 27-30, 2013 at the Dallas Convention Center in Dallas, TX. In addition to making a presentation, representatives from zumBrunnen will be available to answer questions in booth 1806 in the exposition area.

Financial and Capital Assessment for Future Viability:

zumBrunnen will be co-presenting a session titled “Financial and Capital Assessment for Future Viability” on Monday, October 28 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm. John zumBrunnen will make the joint presentation with Mario McKenzie, a Principal with CliftonLarsonAllen LLP. Attendees will learn about the benefits of conducting an independent review of an organization’s debt capacity and the importance of conducting an assessment of capital replacement needs. The session will highlight the processes used by professional financial advisors and engineers to evaluate an organization’s financial and physical health. The session will also instruct attendees on how to integrate financial analysis and facility assessment data into their long-term strategic planning efforts.

About John zumBrunnen:

John zumBrunnen is Managing Partner and Founder of zumBrunnen, Inc., an independent construction and building consulting firm founded in 1989. zumBrunnen has a BS in mechanical engineering from the University of North Dakota, completed the US Army Corps of Engineers Training Program in 1972, and is a member of the Association of Professional Reserve Analysts (APRA) and numerous other national and state associations.  He has been a faculty member since 2003 for the University of North Texas, Coalition for Leadership in Aging Services (CLAS), a national certification program for aging services professionals (CASP) and authored the “Asset Management” training module. zumBrunnen has 40+ years of experience in construction, property assessment, development, and reserve budgeting.  He is the inventor of the FacilityForecast® software system and a respected author and speaker in the industry.

About LeadingAge:

LeadingAge is an association of 6,000 not-for-profit organizations dedicated to expanding the world of possibilities for aging. Formerly known as the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (or simply AAHSA), the association strives to advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that supports, enables and empowers people to live fully as they age. LeadingAge’s members offer a continuum of aging services including:  adult day services, home health, community services, senior housing, assisted living residences, continuing care retirement communities and nursing homes. For more information, please visit

About zumBrunnen, Inc.:

zumBrunnen, Inc. was founded in 1989. With offices in Atlanta, GA and Charlotte, NC, the firm specializes in construction consulting, property condition assessments, facility condition assessments, long-range capital reserve study planning and thermal imaging services for a diverse list of national clients. The firm is also recognized for their proprietary FacilityForecast® Software System, a unique facilities condition assessment and budgeting tool designed to forecast and manage long-term capital replacement expenses and to provide custom reserve funding plans designed to their client’s business model.

The firm has completed notable projects in a variety of market sectors including senior living, educational, multi-family, healthcare, institutional, mixed use, retail, office, warehouse, industrial, hospitality and public assembly. The firm is involved with numerous associations including LeadingAge (formerly the American Association of Homes & Services for the Aging or AAHSA), LeadingAge North Carolina (formerly NCANPHA), LeadingAge Florida (formerly FAHSA), LeadingAge Georgia (formerly GAHSA), Life Services Network (LSN), Coalition for Leadership in Aging Services (CLAS), Community Associations Institute Georgia (CAI-GA), Community Associations Institute North Carolina (CAI-NC) and the Community Associations Institute South Carolina (CAI-SC).

For more information about zumBrunnen, please call 404.601.4050 or e-mail

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