Kenneth C. Segarnick is Chief Corporate Officer of Brandywine Living, a premier provider of high-end senior living, including assisted living, memory care, and independent living. As a member of Brandywine’s executive management team, Ken oversees operational and enterprise growth of the company’s platform – currently expanding to 30 communities in seven states with capacity to serve over 3,000 residents.
Ken has guided the company through substantial portfolio growth; during his tenure, Brandywine has more than tripled in size and established its position as a brand leader for quality and hospitality-driven senior living services throughout the Mid-Atlantic. Previously the predecessor company’s Assistant General Counsel, Ken rose to Managing Director of Business Development & General Counsel in 2006, and played a key role in reshaping the business by facilitating an exit of the skilled nursing and ancillary service divisions to increase concentration in the private pay sector. Ken assumed his current role in 2010 upon the closing of Brandywine’s initial venture with Welltower, Inc. (NYSE: WELL), an S&P 500 company, and recapitalization of the company’s former primary stockholder, Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm.
Prior to Brandywine, Ken practiced law with the Philadelphia law firm of Dilworth Paxson, before joining United Messaging, a venture backed enterprise email hosting and solutions provider. As United Messaging’s Vice President & General Counsel, Ken developed an expertise in the then-burgeoning area of workplace email privacy and testified before the U.S. Congress on privacy legislation.
Ken is chair of the Operator Advisory Board for the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC) and a member of the NIC Board of Directors. He is also past co-chair of the planning committee for the NIC Spring Investment Forum, a premier industry conference attracting over 1,400 senior care and financing executives.
Ken holds a B.A. and J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh.