Our Team

Industry Leading Partners

Executive Management

Joseph McCarron, JR, CPA

​Mr. McCarron has over twenty-five years of extensive executive experience in capital formation, property development and operations management as CEO, President, CFO and consultant serving in diverse business and financial services industries with particular emphasis in the Seniors Housing & Care Industry.

Mr. McCarron is Principal & Founder of Capital Care Associates, LLC providing business and financial advisory services in this industry sector.  Mr. McCarron’s business career has extended to representing over $1B of invested capital in Seniors Housing & Care.

David McCarron, MA

David McCarron serves as a Chief Strategy Officer for the Company. Mr. McCarron is responsible for tracking and reporting upon industry news and information while supporting new business development activities. His research activities inform our practice standards and provide a strategic platform for actively targeting new industry trends and opportunities.

Mr. McCarron has a BA in History from the University of New Hampshire and recently completed a MA degree program in the Management of Aging Services from the Erickson School at UMBC.  He currently works out of a Coworking Studio that he co-founded in North Port, FL and was named one of twenty “People to Watch 2015” by Biz (941) – a publication dedicated to covering business and innovation in Southwest Florida.

Corporate Leadership

Steve Craver

​​​​​Mr. Craver is Founder and President of Communicate to Connect™. He has coached and trained thousands of business executives, including Fortune 500 CEOs, managers, salespeople, analysts and wholesalers. Mr. Craver regularly speaks to conventions and corporate gatherings representing leaders from major corporations, financial institutions and non-profit organizations.

Gary Klopfenstein

Mr. Klopfenstein is a highly successful executive with over thirty years of experience in asset management, strategic consulting and leadership development. His specific areas of expertise are in the design and implementation of investment strategies, across both traditional and alternative investment classes, investment research, client acquisition, business growth and leadership development. Gary represents valued investor relationships in the U.S., Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia..

Todd Jackson, Esq.

Todd Jackson serves as Corporate Counsel for Wellpoint Community, LLC. For nearly 30 years, Mr. Jackson has owned and operated a private law practice based in Franklin, TN. With a broad range of experience qualifications, his firm specialties extend to business mergers and acquisitions, commercial and residential real estate transactions, capital formation, contract law and corporate governance.  With concentration in business transactions, his practice has extended to representing over $20B in property valuation and invested capital.

Todd earned his Juris Doctor from Wake Forest University School of Law; his MBA from Wake Forest Graduate School of Management; and his undergraduate degree in Economic and Business Management from the University of North Carolina – Greensboro. 

Specialty Alliance

Michael Tompkins
PARTNER / Hutchinson Consulting
A visionary leader in the luxury hospitality, healthcare, wellness, and spa industries, Mr. Tompkins has led celebrated teams to success for over twenty years. Combining industry knowledge with a vast network of industry peers and former colleagues, Michael has a rare ability to source expert candidates globally. Michael has held CEO positions with Miraval Resorts, Hilton Head Health, and PALM Health, and executive positions with Canyon Ranch Health Resorts. He is Immediate Past Chairman of the International Spa Association (ISPA).  Michael credits his success in building executive management teams who excel in efficiency while building culture for both guests and staff.
Kristine Huffman
PARTNER / Hutchinson Consulting

Ms. Huffman brings over thirty years of experience in hospitality and human services, including providing leadership, staff training, program development, and brand direction for the award-winning Canyon Ranch, Miraval, and Travaasa Resorts. As a member of the International Spa Association (ISPA) Board, she acts as a strategic thought-leader and mentor for individuals seeking to expand programming into the wellness realm.

For sixteen years, Kristine worked at the exclusive Canyon Ranch Resort in Lenox, MA, in several management capacities. As the Health and Healing Director she brought together and worked with the finest multidisciplinary health and healing team in the world. During her tenure the resort won many awards including “Best Spa in the World” as rated by discriminating Condé Nast readers.

Carol Stratford
PARTNER / Hutchinson Consulting

Ms. Stratford’s dynamic career in strategic marketing has allowed her to develop widely-recognized expertise in hospitality and wellness. She is a leader in her field, known for analyzing trends and forecasting sales to develop long-term strategies, key objectives and operational execution plans based on business best practices, as well as maximum growth and profitability.

Carol launched her career in public relations and migrated to marketing, where she demonstrates a rare ability to understand the perception of a brand in the marketplace and applies her unique vision to help develop and deploy innovative marketing plans for some of the most successful brands in the industry.

Sean Skellie

Mr. Skellie was a partner in IDM Hospitality for 14 years with a focus on boutique hotel product development, property management and overall project feasibility.

Sean’s core competencies extend market study and feasibility analysis for projects that are both independent and franchise properties. He enhances performance and delivers sound counsel to developers and owners alike. His background also includes leadership in providing technology, Internet and electronic distribution solutions for the hospitality industry. Sean has worked for nearly all the major U.S. hotel brands and fully understands the importance of applying integrated solutions to drive rate, maximize occupancy and overall performance improvement.