In Appreciation of our Diamond Sponsors

LeadingAge Wisconsin would like to thank our Diamond Sponsors.  These Diamond Sponsors collectively give more than $135,000 annually to support LeadingAge Wisconsin educational programs and member services. Without their support and dedication to enhancing the lives of aging adults, our members would not have the resources and services they need to fulfill their missions.Please show your support for these organizations.

Diamond Sponsors

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HealthDirect’s LTC pharmacy services pair the benefits of large pharmacy service providers with the connection and responsiveness of a locally owned and operated pharmacy. Client solutions are engineered by combining the strengths and value of our affiliate companies to create a comprehensive service offering that is unmatched in our space. As a LeadingAge Wisconsin preferred pharmacy provider, we deliver to our partners an offering that gives them greater sustainability and marketability in an everchanging LTC environment.

HealthDirect Pharmacy Services


M3’s Senior Living & Social Services Practice leads the way in benefits and business insurance for your industry. Our team helps you navigate changing regulations, exposures to litigation, and a challenging employment landscape. 


M3 Insurance Solutions for Business
Insurance and Risk Management Services

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Value First is a group purchasing organization (GPO) that provides free, no obligation services for LeadingAge senior living communities that can reduce their operational costs through discounted pricing and rebates on food, medical, janitorial, office supplies, and capital equipment. Value First is owned by LeadingAge and 25 state affiliates. Value First specializes in supporting the purchasing needs of LeadingAge members based on our extensive experience and knowledge of senior living.

Value First
Group Purchasing

Ziegler 600X500Ziegler, a proud supporter of LeadingAge Wisconsin and its members, is a leading provider of financing for senior living organizations. Ziegler offers creative, tailored solutions to its clients, including investment banking, financial risk management, seed capital, FHA/HUD, capital and strategic planning, M&A services, and sponsorship transitions, as well as senior living research and education. 



Ziegler Investment Banking 
Financial Services

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Wipfli’s healthcare practice serves organizations including home health, hospice, palliative care and senior living providers. Our professionals understand the financial reimbursement environment and the complexities facing healthcare today.


Wipfli LLP 
Accounting and Consulting

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CLA delivers integrated wealth advisory, outsourcing, audit, tax and consulting services to help clients succeed professionally and personally. Grounded in public accounting, our broad professional services allow us to serve clients more completely and offer our people diverse career opportunities. We believe professional relationships can be personal and those connections can last for generations.  


CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
Accounting & Consulting Services

Da Davidson

D.A. Davidson is a full service investment bank and wealth management firm with over 1,500 employees nationwide. Davidson is ranked #2 in the nation in municipal (tax-exempt) issuance nationally across all sectors YTD in 2022. Our Senior Living and Structured Housing Team is made up of capital markets professionals consistently ranked among the leaders for delivering debt, equity, and advisory solutions to senior living and affordable housing organizations nationally.We deliver capital and financing for new construction, expansion, acquisition, recapitalization, and restructuring needs. Advisory services include strategic planning, affiliations, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, and debt restructuring. We offer taxable and tax-exempt debt via public offering or private placement as well as sources for mezzanine and equity capital.



D.A. Daidson & Co.
Full Service Investment Bank and Wealth Management

Reinhart Boerner

Contact Reinhart Shareholder Bob Lightfoot at 608-229-2257 for issues related to: Regulations, surveys, licensing your facility, the sale or purchase of an assisted living or skilled nursing facility, employees, workplace, unions, operations, contracts, admission agreements, resident and/or family situations.


Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren
Legal Services


Senior Living Insurance Specialists-Providing all lines of coverage from; Property, Liability, Professional, Workers compensation, Cyber and Employee Health and Benefits to over 175 Wisconsin based Senior Living Facilities.


Marsh & McLennan Agency



Martin Bros. is a customer-centric, employee-owned foodservice company specializing in senior living. Our customers are connected with innovative solutions and quality products from brands you trust. We help drive dining program results!


Martin Bros Distributing Co.


Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction has been assisting senior care organizations for 35 years. We collaborate with providers to deliver efficient, sustainable, and cost-effective facility solutions that support their organization’s mission and position them for long-term success. 


Hoffman Planning, Design & Construction, Inc. 
Planning, Architecture, and Construction Management


Healthcare Services Group (HCSG) is the leading provider of labor and supply services for the healthcare spectrum, including senior living, assisted living, rehabilitation centers, and hospitals.

Healthcare Services Group
Housekeeping, Laundry, and Dining Services


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Compeer Financial is a Farm Credit cooperative serving agriculture and rural communities. Based in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, our team is uniquely positioned to help communities secure financing for their senior living facility infrastructure needs. Contact us at 844-426-6733 or visit



Compeer Financial
Financial Services/Financing

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We are Baker Tilly. A leading advisory, tax and assurance firm dedicated to building long-lasting relationships and helping you win now and anticipate tomorrow. We have only one agenda: Yours.


Baker Tilly
Accounting, Financing & Consulting Services

  Piper Sandler
Seasoned firm. Fresh ideas. 

Piper Sandler is a leading investment bank specializing in senior living finance. We serve a wide array of senior living organizations with various unit mixes, contract types and service offerings using innovative, creative, and customized financing solutions.


Piper Sandler & Co
Investment Banking


Select Rehab 

Select Rehabilitation provides physical, occupational and speech therapy services to patients across the country, and partners with clients to provide expertise in regulatory/reimbursement issues. 



Select Rehab
Therapy Services & Rehabilitation


WHEFA is ready to assist Wisconsin’s nonprofit institutions to obtain access to low-cost capital in order to finance or refinance their capital improvement and expansion needs.  WHEFA is an advocate, educator and resource for all nonprofits in the Badger State. 

Financial Advisory


Specialized Medical Services, Inc. (SMS) is the nation’s leading provider of Oxygen, DME and Clinical Respiratory Services for Long Term Care. For more than 25 years, SMS has set the industry standard for service, value and patient care. SMS is dedicated to improving clinical outcomes for our patients and financial outcomes for our partners in long-term care.


Specialized Medical Services 
Consulting, Billing, and A/R Management

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Community Living Solutions is an integrated planning, design and construction services organization solely serving the senior living profession. We deliver solutions to enhance marketability, increase revenue, and maintain a strong financial health.


Community Living Solutions
Exclusively Focused on Senior Living
Master Planning, Design, and Construction


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Value First Group Purchasing

LeadingAge Wisconsin is proud to be one of the owners of Value First.

Value First is a group purchasing organization (GPO) that leverages the buying power of long-term care communities to provide significant savings on food, medical, janitorial, office supplies, and capital equipment. In collaboration with HPSI, a supply chain partner with a comprehensive vendor portfolio, Value First has contracts with over 500 suppliers that LeadingAge members commonly use and trust.

LeadingAge Wisconsin members who participate in the Value First purchasing program pay no annual fee, select only the suppliers that best fit their needs, and support LeadingAge Wisconsin with their purchases.  Unlike any other GPO, Value First is an extension of LeadingAge Wisconsin that specializes in supporting the purchasing needs of LeadingAge Wisconsin members.

Denise May ( is your regional Value First representative, and she is ready to assist you.