Jim Moore has over 50 years of industry experience and for the past 45 years the company that Moore founded – Moore Diversified Services, Inc. – has served literally thousands of national and international clients. Jim’s company is heavily involved in market feasibility studies, detailed financial pro forma analysis, strategic planning, operations analysis and investment advisory services.
Moore spends most of his time in the trenches – the real world of Senior housing. Jim has personally conducted over 4,500 major Senior housing and health care consulting engagements in over 1,200 markets in 50 states and the District of Columbia – experience that is unmatched in the industry today. He has also conducted over 40 major international consulting engagements in China, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia, Thailand, Canada, Europe, Central America and Mexico.
He has moderated over 800 Senior consumer and business focus groups. As part of his consulting practice, he has actually lived briefly in over 130 retirement and assisted living communities. His clients include a broad spectrum of both national leaders and small organizations – with a balanced mix of for-profit and not-for-profit clients.
Moore is a leading independent living and assisted living author. He has authored several hundred industry technical papers, trade journal articles, and a weekly business column for two major newspapers. He is the author of six books on Seniors housing and health care. His previous books include “Assisted Living 2000 – Practical Strategies for the Next Millennium”, “Assisted Living Strategies for Changing Markets” and his latest book, “Independent Living & Continuing Care Communities (CCRCs)”.
For over 14 years he authored the monthly column entitled, “Senior Housing” for Contemporary Long Term Care Magazine – a leading industry trade periodical. He has authored articles for other leading Senior housing and health care publications; including the “Assisted Living Executive” and the “National Investment Center’s Key Financial Indicators”. For the past ten years he has authored a monthly column for “McKnights Assisted Living” industry periodical. Moore also writes a nationally syndicated Senior housing and health care column provided directly to Senior living communities and for inclusion in major state association newsletters and periodicals. Moore also publishes a recurring email newsletter that is distributed to industry CEO’s, CFO’s and COO’s.
As a recognized Senior living and health care national expert, he has provided expert witness support and testimony in over 55 cases at the local, state and national levels.
He is past president of a major Senior living industry trade association. He is currently active in five major industry trade associations and serves as an independent director or an Advisory Board member of five Senior housing and health care organizations. He is Chairman Emeritus of the Board of Directors of a major public Senior living company with a portfolio of over 130 properties that is traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Jim has been a guest lecturer for “The Business of Seniors’ Housing & Care” at Johns Hopkins University’s Graduate Division of Business & Management and The Erickson School of Aging Studies at The University of Maryland.
Jim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Technology with an electronics engineering major from Northeastern University in Boston and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.