The candidate is Chief Executive Officer of Erickson Living, a national leader in developing and managing continuing care retirement communities. Prior to becoming Chief Executive Officer with Erickson Living in 2010, he spent 14 years as treasurer of Allegis Group, Inc., the largest provider of staffing in the United States with 10,000 employees and revenues of over $10 billion. As Treasurer, the candidate was responsible for all debt placements, syndicated credit facilities, and cash management activities. In addition to his role as Treasurer, he managed corporate real estate, purchasing, travel, credit, and accounts payable and advised on all mergers and acquisitions. The candidate also served as President of Redwood Capital Investments, an investment company with assets in excess of $1 billion, which focused on investing in privately held companies, real estate, and special opportunities. His diverse leadership career includes holding various credit and lending positions at Bank of America and its predecessor banks from 1986 to 1996. The candidate holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Maryland, College Park, and an MBA from Loyola University in Maryland.
Erickson Living is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, and manages 19 campus-style communities in Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia. The company’s communities are home to more than 25,000 residents and employ more than 15,000 people who share a commitment to service.