Atlanta, GA – October 16, 2012 – zumBrunnen, Inc., an independent building consulting firm, is presenting an educational seminar at the LeadingAge Annual Meeting & Exposition being held October 21-24, 2012 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, CO. In addition to making a presentation, representatives from zumBrunnen will also be in booth 1606 in the exposition area.

Ensuring a Physically and Financially Fit Organization:

zumBrunnen will be co-presenting a session titled “Ensuring a Physically and Financially Fit Organization” on Tuesday, October 23 from 3:30 – 5:00 pm. John zumBrunnen will make the joint presentation with Mario McKenzie, a Partner with CliftonLarsonAllen LLP. The session will highlight strategic capital issues that are critical to the short-term and long-term financial and physical health of an organization. Attendees will learn how to assess their capital replacement needs in light of market defend-ability, physical aging of buildings and demand for new communities and services. The session will also illustrate ways to integrate financial analysis and assessment into comprehensive strategic planning efforts.

About John zumBrunnen:

John zumBrunnen is President 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), Association of Professional Reserve Analysts (APRA), 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 email

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