Ralph Bellande,

Mr. Bellande has forty years plus in senior housing management, acquisitions, financing, marketing and development.  He has served as a public speaker, University instructor in marketing and management and assisted in numerous publications.  He holds a BS of Business Administration, Portland State University and MBA, City College.

Ralph has experience in:

  • Management and responsibility of 100+ senior communities throughout US and Canada.
  • Served as an Executive Officer of two public companies including Atria Communities, an IPO.
  • Successfully launched and led two profitable private senior housing companies.
  • Responsible for the development and opening of over 25+ new senior housing communities.
  • Experience includes independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing, Alzheimer and various forms of modified CCRCs including buy-in and month-to-month rentals.

Jeffrey B. Rasmussen,

Mr. Rasmussen has over ten years experience in all aspect of senior housing, overseeing legal aspects of
acquisitions, dispositions and financing of assets.

Mr. Rasmussen has experience in:

  • Operational efficiencies and regulatory compliance in the long-term health care industry
  • Successfully turning around non-performing facilities with both buy-and-hold and disposition
    outcomes
  • Corporate law at Wall Street law firm Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York City at which time his
    legal practice focused on business transactions, including acquisitions and dispositions of real
    estate assets including senior housing communities, securities offerings and regulatory
    compliance.

Mr. Rasmussen holds an Administrator’s License for long-term care facilities Mr. Rasmussen holds a J.D.
from Columbia University and a B.S. from Westminster College

N. Bennett Jesse CPA,

Bennett Jesse has twenty-five years experience in public accounting and private industry.  He has served in various financial capacities, primarily in the healthcare industry.  His industry specific experience includes roles with insurers, group medical practices and home health.

Bennett holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Kentucky and an MBA from Indiana University.  His areas of expertise include auditing, accounting, budgeting and control, mergers and acquisitions, business valuation and corporate development.

Katie Alexander,

Katie has over 20 years of leadership experience in serving our seniors and their families.
Ms. Alexander has experience:

  • As an Executive Director in independent living communities, assisted living campuses and skilled
    nursing facilities.
  • With involvement in transitioning facilities through a buy-out process
  • Leading and developing campus teams in several start-up campuses
  • Developing strong relationships with workforce and contact resources

Ms. Alexander holds a BS from Western Kentucky University in Health Care Administration.

Deena Kuhl, RN,

Denna Kuhl, RN is a graduate of Spalding University, Louisville, KY with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).  She initially worked in critical and cardiovascular care at Jewish Hospital, as well as the Coronary Care unit.  As part of the Open Heart Recovery Team, Deena followed families and patients through the surgery process, teaching new life and healthy living skills.  She developed nursing care plans, implementing care and evaluating outcomes.

Deena has taught clinical nursing in the Bachelors Program at the University of Louisville and has participated in curriculum development.  At Louisville Collegiate School, she worked as Head of the Student Clinic for over five hundred students.  Deena has had five years personal experience in an assisted living/memory impaired community.  She is a member of the Kentucky Nurses’ Association.

Kathy Moore-Bellande PHR,

Kathy Moore-Bellande has over 30+ years experience in various aspects of the senior housing industry.  She has been instrumental in the establishing, developing, maintaining and communication of personnel policies, in addition to representing, advising, assisting and consulting with employees.  She possesses a vast knowledge of federal, state and local laws, rules and regulations relative to the senior housing industry. Ms Moore-Bellande has over 15 years of proprietary experience having owned her own business in medical transcription/medical records.

She attended Tacoma Community College and Washington State University.  She is a member of SHRM and has been recognized nationally for her contributions to the business profession.

Jodi Richardson,

Jodi Richardson holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an Accounting concentration from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. Jodi has 5 years experience in accounting consisting of finance and control in property management, construction and healthcare industries. She specializes in the establishment and maintenance of accounting principles, practices, and procedures for the fiscal records and preparation of financial reports.

Charles W. Bond CPA,

Mr. Bond has over 20 years in public accounting performing financial and compliance audits and reviews of operations, preparation of taxes, financial planning, and consultation. He has been operating his accounting practice since 1998 focusing on individual and business income tax return preparation and planning, estate and gift tax planning, personal financial and investment planning, and small business management advice.

He has more than twelve years of experience performing financial and compliance audits of Federal and State government and not-for-profit entities.  His experience includes auditing grants and cooperative agreements with state and local governments and non-profit entities.

Charles is a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner.  He holds an AA in Accounting from Bellarmine University, and BA in Sociology from Transylvania University.  He serves on the board of a several not-for-profit organizations.

Belinda Smith,

Belinda Smith, President of Finishing Effects, Inc. has been involved in the interior design business for over 35 years with a design staff in both commercial and residential design. She has been involved in the senior housing industry, as well as commercial and residential interior design. Belinda has previously partnered with Renaissance Senior Communities in the interior design of senior’s assisted living and memory care communities. She has owned and operated Finishing Effects Design Studio and The Point Gallery & Framing for the past 25 years. Belinda is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a degree in Housing and Environmental Design.

Her focus is on “Design Consultation”, assuring a finished product is personalized to meet the individual needs of the client, resulting in a comforting, welcoming and enriching environment for the residents.