Kathie Harris

Kathie Harris of K. Harris Consulting, LLC has been working with CDS as a Senior Consultant since 2006, specializing in comprehensive operational reviews for senior living organizations.  She organizes the operational review process, analyzes financial data, prepares reports and maintains the CDS proprietary best practice database.  Ms. Harris has been part of the CDS team with Mr. Gray for 75+ of the firm’s 100+ operational assessments.

Ms. Harris has more than 25 years of experience in senior living.  Prior to establishing her own firm, she worked with an actuarial firm to evaluate the financial and actuarial condition of more than 150 CCRCs.  She was an original developer of the A2ZCCRC operational benchmarking database and continues to maintain that database, providing analysis and reporting for more than 100 participating senior living communities each year.

Ms. Harris is a frequent speaker at national conferences and the author of numerous articles on actuarial and financial issues.  She was a member of the Financial Advisory Panel of the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission for six years.  She has a Master of Science, Health Services Administration from the University of Kansas and a Bachelor of Science, Business Economics from Rockhurst University.  Contact Information:  (636)