zumBrunnen Selected to Present Educational Session at PANPHA 2010 Annual Conference and Exposition

Atlanta, GA – June 22, 2010 – zumBrunnen, Inc., an independent building consulting firm, is presenting an educational seminar titled “An Integrated Approach to Strategic Capital Planning” on Thursday, June 24 from 12:30 – 2:00 pm at the PANPHA Annual Conference in Hershey, PA. Tom Doyen, Director of Business Development for zumBrunnen since 2005, will present the session. Doyen is a dynamic speaker and expert in senior living issues.

“As senior living facilities continue to age, demographics shift and new competitors enter the market, the importance of long-term strategic capital planning becomes more critical,” explains Doyen. “Many providers have relied on short-term planning such as annual budgets and five-year capital plans to ensure adequate funding, but these methods do not take all the factors into consideration and can leave providers with budget shortfalls. Through case studies, I will demonstrate how 20+ year capital planning can help achieve long-term objectives and help providers make the critical decisions to either repair, renovate, reposition or even replace an entire community.”

PANPHA is an association of Pennsylvania nonprofit senior services providing members with advocacy, networking, news and education since 1963. The PANPHA Annual Conference and Exposition is being held June 23-25, 2010 at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center in Hersey, PA. For more information, please visit www.panpha.org.

zumBrunnen was founded in 1989. The Atlanta-based firm specializes in construction consulting, facility assessments, property condition assessments and long-range capital reserve planning 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 and operating expenses, depreciation expenses, and income.

The firm has completed notable projects in a variety of market sectors including: senior living, institutional, healthcare, multi-family, mixed use, retail, office, warehouse, industrial, hospitality and public assembly. The firm is involved in numerous professional associations including: Association of Professional Reserve Analysts (APRA), American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA), American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA), Community Associations Institute (CAI), Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce, Life Services Network (LSN) and the National Multi Housing Council (NMHC).

For more information about zumBrunnen, please visit www.zumbrunnen.com.

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