The Carefield Living Team brings together a dedicated group of talented individuals with a variety of backgrounds and skills focused on the mission of providing a better way of living for elderly adults who need assistance with their activities of daily life.

  • Jean-Pierre LoMonaco

    President Valuation & Information Group

    Jean-Pierre (“JP”) LoMonaco is the President of Valuation & Information Group, Culver City, CA, one of the preeminent senior living valuation firms in the US. JP is a recognized authority on the valuation of senior living properties and is a frequent speaker/moderator at national senior housing/long term care conferences. JP entered the real estate consulting industry in 1989. Over the years, clients have relied on him for lending, litigation support, asset allocation, due diligence, lease negotiation, tax appeals. Bankruptcy proceedings and market and site selection.

    JP’s assignments include market feasibility studies, appraisal reports, highest and best use studies and general consulting for a wide variety of property types in the senior housing and heathcare related industry.

    Prior to joining the Valuation & Information Group, Mr. LoMonaco was Vice President of a national consulting company specializing in healthcare related assets and was responsible for the western real estate division. JP is a Member of the Appraisal Institute (MAI) and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance and Real Estate Emphasis at the University of Southern California.

  • Joel S. Goldman

    Partner Hanson Bridgett

    Joel Goldman is a recognized authority on legal and licensing issues related to senior living properties in California. Joel represents a wide array of developers, owners and operators of senior care communities, including, assisted living, continuing care and congregate senior communities. He focuses on operational, licensure and regulatory issues, resident issues and risk management issues. In addition, he has significant experience with disability discrimination issues under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Fair Housing Act.

    Joel has been a noted presenter at numerous conferences and seminars throughout the United States for senior care industry associations, legal organizations and university academic programs. Joel’s practical approach to issues and vast experience with senior care communities also make him a popular presenter at in-house training programs for multi-facility providers. Joel is a founding member of the California Assisted Living Association and has served on its Board of Directors since its inception in 1994. Joel’s accolades include Top Rated Lawyer in Health Care, Martindale-Hubbell™ (2013), San Francisco’s Top-Rated Lawyers (2012) and Northern California Super Lawyers, Health Care (2011-2017).

  • Jacob Gehl

    Executive Managing Director & Founding Partner, Blueprint Healthcare Advisors

    Jacob Gehl is an Executive Managing Director and Founding Partner of Blueprint Healthcare Advisors. Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors is the leading advisory firm exclusively focused on seniors housing and healthcare real estate. Established in 2013, the Blueprint team has closed over 380 transactions valued at more than $6.1 billion.

    A frequent panelist/narrative at national senior housing conferences, Jacob has more than 15 years of senior housing experience, closing transactions in excess of $2 billion. Jacob currently sits on the Board of Directors of the American Senior Housing Association (ASHA) and is actively involved in the ASHA PAC as well as the ASHA Rising Stars program. He is also actively involved in the Ohio Healthcare Association.

    Jacob received a Bachelor of Arts Degree, International Policy Analysis from The University of Michigan.

  • Maria Connelly

    Founder, The Wellness Edge

    Maria Connelly has more than twenty-five years of experience in the healthcare industry and offers a wealth of knowledge and true passion for sharing the art of living well.

    Maria served five years as Vice President of Wellness for Kisco Senior Living, creating fresh, innovative, award-winning programming that helped to define Kisco as a leader in the trending wellness movement. Her prior role at Kisco was Project Management Leader in Operations, overseeing the implementation of new developments and acquisitions.

    Prior to joining the Kisco team, Maria served several years as a Director of Operations for Sunrise Senior Living. In addition, Maria’s extensive career with PacifiCare Behavioral Health ranged from VP of Sales and Marketing, to Business Development and Client/Provider Relations.

    Maria’s passion for wellness was the catalyst that helped create The Wellness Edge, a consulting firm that designs and develops wellness strategies for senior living and 55+ communities. The company focuses on program development, technology, training and the evaluation of existing wellness programs, as well as startup operations of senior living and 55+ communities.

  • Jeffrey Harris Bilson

    Owner and President of the Druthers Agency

    Jeffrey Harris Bilson is the owner and president of the Druthers Agency, which was founded in 1974 to address the unique staffing needs of Senior Housing organizations. With more than four decades of success, Druthers Agency is the acknowledged leader in executive search services for Continuing Care Retirement Communities, Assisted Living facilities and related settings. In addition to his own recruitment efforts, Jeffrey has provided training and workshops on effective hiring practices to numerous organizations including LeadingAge, ALFA, CALA, Care & Compliance, and individual providers. He has served on statewide committees focused on Diversity and on Education, and was honored as “Associate Member of the Year” by LeadingAge California (formerly CAHSA). Jeffrey has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Sociology & Communications from the University of California, Davis.

  • Nancy Schier Anzelmo

    Principal Consultant, Alzheimer's Care Associates LLC

    Nancy Schier Anzelmo is a widely respected authority on the care and treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia. In addition to her consulting business, Nancy served as the California program forum consultant to the Alzheimer’s Association chapters of California for 15 years and has been a professor at Sacramento State University, within the Gerontology Department since 2000. She is also the co-founder of the Connected Horse, a non-profit organization, serving people affected by a dementia diagnosis. As a current board member of the statewide California Assisted Living Association (CALA), Nancy is the co-chair of the education committee and works diligently to improve the education of providers and the care of older adults living in supportive housing settings. She is also a Board member of the California Person Centered Care Coalition, a past board member of the Del Oro Caregivers Resource Center and an active volunteer in the Northern California Alzheimer’s Association chapter.