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McKnight’s 40 for 40

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.

McKnight’s 40 for 40: Bill Pettit

Question: What do you get when you combine a family-owned company with its roots in the timber industry with a leader with a background in banking? Answer: A powerhouse senior living organization.

McKnight’s 40 for 40: Pat Mulloy

Pat Mulloy’s 25-year career in senior living and care has included the top post at three organizations — Atria Senior Living (1996 to 2000), LifeTrust America (2001 to 2004) and Elmcroft Senior Living (2006 to 2018).

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