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Staff

AV POWELL, ASA, MAAA, FOUNDER AND CHIEF STRATEGY OFFICER

AV Powell 404.845.0360 x287 AV Powell is an actuary specializing in financial consulting for retirement communities. Based in Atlanta, he formed A.V. POWELL & ASSOCIATES in 1982 and pioneered the application of actuarial techniques to retirement community financial statement projections. AV has participated in more than 400 comprehensive actuarial studies for retirement communities throughout the […]


JOHN VALORZ, CPA, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

John Valorz 508.747.7837 John Valorz is our professional standards officer and a director with A. V. POWELL & ASSOCIATES based in Plymouth, Massachusetts. He is responsible for financial feasibility studies of CCRCs. John monitors the activities of the American Institute of CPAs to identify the impact of pronouncements upon CCRC reporting standards. He is a […]


MOLLY SHAW, ASA, MAAA, CHIEF ACTUARIAL OFFICER

Molly Shaw 404.845.0360 x657 Molly Shaw is a consulting actuary with experience in applying actuarial valuation techniques in the health care and retirement benefit industries. She has been with A.V. POWELL & ASSOCIATES since 1998. Molly is a member of the St. Louis office and participates in actuarial analysis of CCRCs as part of the […]


MICHAEL HOPPER, CPA, CHIEF ACCOUNTING OFFICER

Michael Hopper 404.845.0360 x654 Mike Hopper is a senior consultant in A.V. POWELL & ASSOCIATES’ Atlanta office where he supervises comprehensive actuarial studies and directs operational audit and reengineering engagements. He has been a client of or consultant with A.V. POWELL & ASSOCIATES since 2000. Mike is a certified public accountant who served as chief […]


DAVID SHAW, FSA, MAAA, MANAGING CONSULTANT

David Shaw, FSA, MAAA 404.845.0360 x397 David Shaw is a consulting actuary in the St. Louis office of A.V. Powell & Associates. He joined the firm in 2019. David has over 30 years of consulting experience with retirement programs, including post-retirement health care benefits, defined benefit plans and defined contribution plans.  His past experience includes […]


JENNIFER FEINSON, CONSULTANT

Jennifer Feinson 404.845.0360 x563 Jennifer Feinson is a consultant based in Philadelphia. She participates in actuarial analyses of CCRCs for individual client engagements and provides FORCAST and FINAID support. Jennifer’s previous experience includes both CCRC financial operations and financial consulting for CCRC development projects. As Director of Finance for a large, multi-facility CCRC provider, she […]


COLE NAUGHTON, FSA, MAAA, CONSULTANT

Cole Naughton 404.845.0360 x266 Cole Naughton is a consulting actuary in Omaha, Nebraska. He joined A.V. POWELL & ASSOCIATES in 2015. His responsibilities include performing actuarial studies, FSO calculations, and supporting FORCAST users. He also supports A.V. POWELL & ASSOCIATES’ continuing care at home practice with insights and analysis. Cole brings over 15 years of […]


LYNN GUASTELLO, CONSULTANT

Lynn Guastello 404.845.0360 x574 Lynn Guastello is a consultant whose responsibilities for A.V. Powell & Associates include performing actuarial analyses of CCRCs for client engagements and providing training/support of FORCAST and FINAID. Prior to joining A.V. Powell & Associates’ Kansas City office, Lynn’s consulting experience involved actuarial modeling in the insurance industry.  In addition to […]


KATHIE HARRIS, CONSULTANT

Kathie Harris404.845.0360 x524 Kathie Harris worked for A.V. Powell & Associates from 1991-2006 and has provided independent consulting services to the firm since 2013. She has extensive experience providing actuarial, financial and operational review consulting services to the not-for-profit senior living industry. Kathie is based in St. Louis and leads the operational benchmarking analysis and […]


DUNCAN MCARTHUR, SENIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPER

Duncan McArthur404.845.0360 x362 Duncan McArthur is a veteran information technology professional who joined A.V. Powell & Associates in 2018.  He’s based in the St. Louis office where he collaborates on FORCAST software development, support, and related IT management responsibilities. Duncan has over 30 years of software development experience across a broad range of computing platforms […]


ANNA ISSELHARDT, ANALYST

Anna Isselhardt Anna Isselhardt is an analyst in the St. Louis office of A.V. Powell & Associates. She has been with the firm for five years. Anna supports the consultants with resident data updates, entry fee amortization, preparation of actuarial and FSO reports, presentations, and client training on AVP’s proprietary software packages. In previous positions […]


MEREDITH SMITH, ANALYST

Meredith Smith 404.845.0360 x647 Meredith Smith is an analyst in the Virginia Beach office of A.V. Powell & Associates. She joined the firm in 2019. Meredith supports the consultants with resident data updates, entry fee amortization, preparation of actuarial and FSO reports, presentations, and client training on AVP’s proprietary software packages. In her previous position […]


THANDI NUNN, EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Thandi Nunn 404.845.0360 x876 Thandi Nunn joined A.V. POWELL & ASSOCIATES in December 2011 as Mr. Powell’s administrative assistant. Based in Atlanta, Georgia, her responsibilities include clerical tasks associated with report preparation, maintaining records of the staff’s consulting and software support efforts, and organizing the FORCAST Users Group seminar. Thandi provides bookkeeping support for the […]