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Brenda J. Bacon Named to Savoy Magazine’s 2021 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors List

Mount Laurel, NJ — Brandywine Living is proud to announce that Brenda J. Bacon, President and CEO, has been named to Savoy Magazine’s 2021 Most Influential Black Corporate Directors list, which recognizes the achievements of Directors of Fortune 1000 companies.

Ms. Bacon co-founded Brandywine Living in 1996 that today operates 32 luxury senior living communities in seven states throughout the Mid-Atlantic region. 

The NYSE shareholders of FTI Consulting (NYSE: FCN) elected Ms. Bacon in 2006. She currently serves as chair of the Nominating, Corporate Governance, and Social Responsibility Committee and serves on the Compensation Committee. She was elected to the inaugural Board of Hilton Grand Vacations (NYSE: HGV) in 2017 and serves on both the Audit and Governance Committees.

Her career achievements include serving as Chief Management and Planning under New Jersey Gov. James J Florio from 1989 to 1993. During her time in politics, she oversaw all healthcare and human services reform efforts and departments as a senior advisor. In 1993, Ms. Bacon was co-chair for the transition of the Department of Health and Human Services during President Clinton’s first term.

Ms. Bacon served as a past chairman (2013-2015) for the Board of Directors of Argentum (formerly the Assisted Living Federation of America) and remains a current board member. Additionally, she has been appointed to the Rowan University Board of Trustees (2013), honored with the Virtua Health Humanitarian of the Year Award (2017), and recognized as a founding member of the Boys and Girls Club of Camden.


About Brandywine Living

Brandywine Living (formerly Brandywine Senior Living) is a market leader in luxury senior living, including assisted living, memory care and independent living. Founded in 1996, and headquartered in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, Brandywine currently operates 32 communities in seven states (PA, NJ, NY, CT, DE, VA, MD).