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McKnight’s 40 for 40

McKnight’s 40 for 40: Thomas J. DeRosa

Welltower, which consistently earns spots at the top of the American Seniors Housing Association’s ASHA 50 ranking of largest senior living owners and Argentum’s list of biggest REITs, has displayed innovative thinking under Thomas “Tom” DeRosa, who has been CEO since April 2014.

McKnight’s 40 for 40: Sheldon L. Goldberg

Long-term care may be constantly changing. Still, some issues never seem to vanish. Take uneven survey and enforcement practices. A recent problem? Hardly. In fact, it was one of Sheldon Goldberg’s chief concerns as executive vice president of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging.

McKnight’s 40 for 40: Clifton J. Porter II

Clifton J. “Clif” Porter II doesn’t mind comparisons to Jackie Robinson, the great baseball pioneer. Porter doesn’t open with such comparisons or bank on them himself, but he’s not going to chase away anyone implying that he’s a highly valued performer doing groundbreaking work that cannot be confined by racial parameters.

McKnight’s 40 for 40: James Balda

With a background including leadership roles at the National Restaurant Association and America’s Health Insurance Plans, James Balda may not have been the most obvious choice to lead an association representing operators of independent living, assisted living, memory care and continuing care retirement communities.

McKnight’s 40 for 40: Brian Jurutka

Never perform after children or animals, the old show biz adage warns. The equivalent advice for this market might be to avoid replacing visionary leaders. For in both scenarios, there’s usually a tough act to follow. Brian Jurutka clearly violated the second admonition five years ago, when he succeeded Robert G. Kramer as president and CEO of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.

McKnight’s 40 for 40: Wendy Simpson

When Wendy Simpson joined the board of real estate investment trust LTC Properties in 1995, she now admits, she was a tad green about long-term care financing. It sure didn’t take long for Simpson to catch up.

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