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The recipient of the award will receive a one-year Advisor partnership with an Award Advisor of the Recipient’s choosing. Biographies for each of the members in the Advisor Pool found here. The 2024 Advisor Pool includes a robust list of highly experienced individuals including senior living provider leaders, serial entrepreneurs, and venture specialists. Advisory relationship subject to terms outlined in the Advisory Agreement.

Katie Schmitz


Ziegler Principal Investments & Fund Management

Scott Collins

President & CEO


Scott Buchanan


Ohio Masonic Home

Mary Furlong

President and CEO

Mary Furlong & Associates

Greg Furst

Technology Strategy and M&A Consultant

Omega Healthcare Investors

Laurence C. Gumina


Ohio Living

Matthew Mohn

Vice-Chair & Partner, Business & Finance Department

Reed Smith

Will Saunders

CEO & Founder

At Home Harmony

Carrie Shaw

CEO & Founder

Embodied Labs

Michael Skaff

VP, Healthcare Technology, North America

Vayyar Imaging Ltd.

Chris Wong

CEO & Co-Founder


Scott Zielski

CEO, Chairman of the Board & Founder

Smartcare Software