David M. Lawlor, CPA is the President and CEO of United Methodist Homes, Inc., and the Chairman of The Long Hill Company. Mr. Lawlor joined UMH in 2000 as the Chief Financial Officer until his appointment as President and CEO in 2011. He brings over 26 years of experience in senior care to UMH in the areas of operations management, transactional representation, strategic planning and reimbursement. He has been responsible for growing UMH from a single site provider to having 39 affiliate sites in 11 states through acquisition, development and management consulting.
Mr. Lawlor brought consulting practices to the UMH business model through The Long Hill Company, its for-profit management subsidiary. This consulting business has grown through the years, serving investors of properties in distress.
Prior to joining the organization, Mr. Lawlor was a manager for KPMG, LLP in its Harrisburg, PA, Senior Care Services Practice, a division of KPMG specializing in the long-term care industry. With KPMG, he advised clients on a variety of projects, among them transaction negotiation, operational assessments, due diligence and feasibility analyses. His projects ranged in size from $5 million to $350 million. His clients included Marriott Senior Living Services, Masonic Homes, Integrated Health Services, Trans Health Care, and Senior Campus Living (Erickson Communities) among many others. Mr. Lawlor has participated in successful transactions totaling over $2 billion, and held responsibility for the business results of annual combined operations totaling over $150 million.
Mr. Lawlor is a board member of LeadingAge Connecticut, CALTC (Connecticut Association for Long Term Care) Financial Managers and Saint Vincent’s College. He has held speaking engagements at national conventions and has served as an expert witness in federal bankruptcy court. Mr. Lawlor received a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York, and executive education at Harvard Business School. He is a Certified Public Accountant registered in Connecticut and Pennsylvania.