Harpeth Consultant Advisory Group was founded in June of 2018 in the beautiful Harpeth River Valley of Middle Tennessee, spanning 870 square miles. HarpConAG specializes in helping organizations reach their goals in the areas of Organizational Development and Leadership, Strategic Growth, and Compliance. HarpConAG works with experts in the field bringing you a well-respected knowledge base that can be applied to any setting. Focusing in the areas of healthcare, long term care, senior services, community based care, and hospitality, our goal is to provide sophisticated results through common sense approach.
We understand that sometimes boiling things down to the simplest and easiest way to understand them is quite beneficial to the client. Have you met with that consultant that is using words and terms that you’ve never heard of, but you nod in agreement because you don’t want to come across as uninformed? This is the common sense approach that HarpConAG utilizes. We do not need to speak in high-level terms (sometimes we do – but we promise it is not the norm) to make ourselves sound better than we are. Our work speaks for itself. Our goal is to speak in terms that are relatable, understandable, actionable and thought provoking. The goal is for our client to feel as though we have clear and reliable communication and everyone knows where they stand. This will allow us at HarpConAG to deliver sophisticated results.
Joel Bednoski, Founder & Principal
Joel Bednoski is the Founder of Harpeth Consultant Advisory Group. After spending nearly two decades working in leadership and executive level positions within the long-term continuum of care, Joel truly knows what it takes to drive success within the organization; culture change, diversification of revenue streams, sales and marketing, market positioning, innovative program development and deployment, regulatory compliance, and much more. In today’s world, with so much going on and having to balance multiple priorities, it is Joel’s goal to help you develop a more strategic approach on how to manage those priorities. What does this look like: by providing relatable and realistic tools and not making the process so cumbersome that it feels like you have more work to do.
Joel has worked in both the for-profit corporate world as well as small independent start-up non-profits. He has also served on several boards in leadership roles, often through times of change within the boards and organizations. In addition to his extensive leadership experience, Joel also speaks regularly at seminars and conferences on a wide array of topics from innovative dementia care programming and outcomes tracking to sales and marketing 101. He has a passion for helping people succeed and realize their goals.
Joel holds a BIS in Health Services Administration from George Mason University, is a licensed practical nurse, and licensed Assisted Living Facility Administrator. He also holds multiple certifications in the field of dementia and memory care: Certified Dementia Practitioner, Certified Memory Impairment Specialist, and Virtual Dementia Tour Facilitator.
At home, Joel is married to his partner Patrick and together they share raising a beautiful, smart, loving, and sassy daughter, Alyse.
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