Brenda J. Bacon is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Brandywine Living, co-founding the company in 1996. Ms. Bacon joined the Board of FTI Consulting, Inc. in 2006 and serves as a member of the Compensation Committee and as Chair of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee.
Ms. Bacon served as Chief of Management and Planning, a cabinet-level position under New Jersey Governor James J. Florio from 1989 to 1993. During President Clinton’s first term, Ms. Bacon was on loan to the Presidential Transition Team as co-chair for the transition of the Department of Health and Human Services.
Ms. Bacon is a past board member and chairman of the Board of Directors of Argentum (formerly the Assisted Living Federation of America) where she advocated on behalf of the senior living business and the families they serve. She is the current board chair of the Senior Living Credentialing Commission.
Ms. Bacon is an independent director of two NYSE Boards: FTI Consulting, an independent global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional, (NYSE: FCN) where she serves as chair of the Nominating and Governance Committee and serves on the Compensation Committee. Ms. Bacon is also a member of the Hilton Grand Vacations Board (NYSE: HGV) where she serves on both the Audit and Governance Committees. In 2013, Governor Christie appointed Ms. Bacon to the Rowan University Board of Trustees.
In 2017 Ms. Bacon was honored with the Virtua Health Humanitarian Award of the year.
Ms. Bacon received her undergraduate degree from Hampton University and her Master of Business Administration degree from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.