The candidate serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Atria Senior Living, Inc. The candidate previously had been the Chief Executive Officer of ARV Assisted Living Inc., the General Partner of American Retirement Villas Properties II and III LP from October 2003 to October 2011. The candidate additionally served as Managing Principal of Lazard Freres Real Estate Investors from 2002 to 2011. He had previously been Chief Financial Officer of Lazard since March 1998. From November 1996 to March 1998, the candidate served as an Executive Vice President of Finance for World Financial Properties, a Canadian-based real estate company. He earned a Bachelor’s degree from Yale University.