Working for You

The Residential Assisted Living National Association represents the interests of small assisted living providers. Our mission is to help small assisted living homes get the resources they need, give them a voice at the national level, and improve the quality of service delivery throughout the industry. With a national membership base, RALNA offers robust benefit to investors, owners, managers, and caregivers alike!

How We Fulfill Our Mission

Training & Education

Provide even better care to your residents through education and training opportunities with nationally renowned experts.

Legal Services & Advocacy

Have access to legal experts that understand the assisted living business and legal issues surrounding it.

Improved Industry Standards

RALNA’s certification program tells the public that your home meets rigorous national standards.

Save Money

Our national membership base allows RALNA to offer robust group buying power so members save money and increase profitability.

Market Your Home

Smaller is better in assisted living and our home locator helps potential residents find you as well as top care for loved ones.

The RALNA Team

Teamwork makes the dreamwork! RALNA is led by industry professionals, trailblazing leaders, and all-around great people.

Our Leadership

Isabelle Guarino

Chief Operations Officer

Brian Pinkowski, ESQ

Tess Donavan, Event Coordinator, Residential Assisted Living National Association

Tess Donovan

Event Coordinator
Katy Koval, Residential Assisted Living National Association, Headshot

Katy Koval

Business Support Manager

Our Board of Advisors

Dr. Bredesen, MD

Expert in the Mechanisms of Neurodegenerative Diseases

Harry S. Dent, Jr.

Best-Selling Author and Financial Editor

Chuck Bongiovani, MSW, MBA, CSA, CFE, CPRS

Co-Founder and CEO of Majestic Residences

Jack York

Co-Founder of It’s Never 2 Late (iN2L)

Dr. Lorn Miller, MD

Board Certified Neurologist

Jan Dougherty, MS, RN, FAAN

Nursing Expert and Leader in Dementia Care
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Michelle Pinkowski, ESQ


Rocky McKay

President of AALHA

Dana Robinson, RN

Co-Founder of Lighthouse Personal Care Homes

Jim Guarino

President of Senior Housing Investment Partners

Jamie Robinson

Co-Founder of Lighthouse Personal Care Homes
Jill Vitale-Aussem

Jill Vitale-Aussem

President and CEO of Eden Alternative
Veronica Catoe

Veronica Catoe

Executive Director at FALA

Dr. Bernie Seigel, MD

Medical Doctor and Wellness Expert

Eileen Doherty

Executive Director of the Colorado Gerontological Society

Jane Rohde

Principal of JSR Associates, Inc.

Gene Guarino

Founder of RAL National Association

Learn More About Membership

RALNA Members are part of a greater community made up of other RAL home-owners, operators and investors nationwide. 

Through membership, you become part of a family ready to support and guide you to solutions in your business and receive direct access to investors, trained care personnel and qualified operators.


FREE Lifetime Access
  • 1-Time Registration
  • Immediate Access to Benefits