Jim Moore has over 45 years of industry experience and for the past 40 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 2,000 major Senior housing and health care consulting engagements in over 750 markets in 49 states – experience that is unmatched in the industry today. He has also conducted over 40 major international consulting engagements in Japan, Australia, China, 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 national and international leaders and small organizations – with a balanced mix of both for-profit and not-for-profit clients in the U.S.
Moore is the industry’s 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 several books on Seniors housing. His previous book “Assisted Living 2000 – Practical Strategies for the Next Millennium” was an industry best-seller. His latest book “Assisted Living Strategies for Changing Markets” was released in May, 2001 and is in its second printing. His newest book, “Independent Living, Congregate Care and CCRCs” was released in 2009.
For over 14 years he authored the monthly column entitled, “Senior Housing” for Contemporary Long Term Care Magazine – a leading industry trade periodical. Jim also writes on a regular basis for a number of other leading Senior housing and health care publications, including the “Assisted Living Executive” and “McKnights Assisted Living” 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 monthly email newsletter that is distributed to industry CEO’s, CFO’s and COO’s.
As a recognized national expert, his courtroom testimony as an expert witness is frequently in demand across the U.S. He has provided expert witness support and testimony in over 60 cases at the local, state and national levels.
He is past president of a major industry trade association. He is currently active in five major industry trade associations and serves on the Advisory Boards of several Senior housing and health care organizations. He is also on the Board of Directors of a major public Senior living company 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 from Northeastern University in Boston and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, Texas.
Contact Jim Moore: JimMoore@m-d-s.com