How to Stay Self Operated & Fight Contractor Intrusions

In the wake of COVID-19 contractors have redoubled their efforts in the healthcare and senior living industries. Now is the time to get prepared. This is a webinar you won't want to miss. The best protection for your facility is to stay ahead of the game and utilize AHF's latest materials and resources to wow your administrators.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Attendees will learn how to benchmark and collect data to analyze their facility and its readiness for administrative reporting. 
  2. Attendees will learn to build reports and tools for presentation to administrators on the successes of their departments. 
  3. Attendees will learn to communicate with administrators on a regular basis to develop strong, long-lasting relationships. 
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  • Duration:  1 hour 
  • Accreditation: 1.0 CEU - ANFP (through 12/31/2023)
  • Type: Monthly Webinar
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Course Activities


Martha Rardin, MS, RDN, LD, FAND
Martha Rardin served as Hendricks Regional Health's Director of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Diabetes Coordinator for 35 years. She has an MS in Management from Indiana Wesleyan University and a BS in Dietetics from Eastern Illinois University. Hendricks Regional Health is a 160-bed community hospital in Danville, IN. The nutrition and dietetics department serves 1000 meals/day. The department prepares meals for our Hendricks County Senior Center and Meals on Wheels program. My husband and I have 3 children and 7 grandchildren. We enjoy gardening, cooking, and riding our motorcycle.
Timothy Schoonmaker, MBA, CEC, WCEC, CCA, CDM, CFPP, FMP, MCFE 
Manatee Healthcare System
Tim Schoonmaker is currently the Director of Nutrition Services at the Manatee Healthcare System. Previously he served as the Corporate Director and Executive Chef and Director of the Rosemary & George Dawson Inn at Centra Health in Lynchburg, Virginia and has worked in the healthcare industry for 21 years in both contract and self op foodservice operations. Tim is a Certified Executive Chef and Certified Culinary Administrator through the American Culinary Federation, serving as the education chair for the Southwest Virginia Chefs Association, and is a Certified Dietary Manager and Certified Food Protection Professional, serving as the membership chairperson/Newsletter Editor for the Association of Nutrition Food Service Professionals Virginia Chapter. Tim is also a member of the Associate for Healthcare Food Service, serving on the benchmarking committee and self op committee and on the AHF Board. Tim also is the President of the board for Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Central Virginia, and serves on the social services board for the City of Lynchburg.
Dennis Brennan
Tower Health Reading Hospital

Dennis Brennan is a lifelong Food & Beverage / Hospitality industry professional with a focus on sales, marketing and promotions. His career focus has been detailed management of P & L through line by line detail, personnel and staff development and training and professional partnership with vendors to keep current in the marketplace. His work experience includes management of nightclubs, entertainment venues, hotels and healthcare foodservice operations. Dennis has managed operations for Hiltons, Sheratons and Holiday Inn. Entertainment venues included the America’s Original Sports Bar chain (now Dave and Buster’s) and restaurants for Baseball Hall of Famers Mike Schmidt and Lou Brock. As a consultant, he found himself more and more involved with healthcare foodservice organizations and is a proud and vocal supporter of self-operated foodservice operations. He currently serves on several national committees for AHF and is the president of the Philadelphia South Jersey AHF Chapter. Dennis lives in Lancaster Pennsylvania with his wife Linda among rolling hills and often fragrant farmland.