Volunteer Committees

In addition to our Board of Directors and the Operations Advisory Board, NIC has benefited from the strong leadership of many committees which provide the leadership, insights, and strategic guidance that further enables the delivery of our mission.

Initiatives Development Committee
  • Steve Blazejewski, Principal, Seniors Housing, PGIM
  • John Cochrane, President & CEO, HumanGood
  • Chuck Harry, Staff Contact, Chief of Research & Analytics, NIC
  • Steven Insoft, Chief Corporate Development Officer, Omega Healthcare Investors
  • Ed Kenny, Chairman & CEO, Life Care Services
  • Bob Kramer, Founder & Strategic Advisor, NIC
  • Judy Marczewski, Chief Financial Officer, One Eighty
  • Carolyn Nazdin, Chair, Senior Vice President, KeyBank Real Estate Capital
  • Aron Will, Vice Chairman, National Senior Housing Debt, CBRE Capital Markets
Data & Analytics Committee
  • David Caleca, Managing Director, CS Capital Advisors
  • Tim Fox, Chair, EVP & Chief Investment Officer, Senior Resource Group
  • Kelly Gill, Independent
  • Chuck Harry, Staff Contact, Chief of Research & Analytics, NIC
  • Brian Jurutka, President & CEO, NIC
  • Ryan Novaczyk, President & CFO, New Perspective Senior Living
  • Jim Seymour, Senior Managing Director – Healthcare Real Estate, Capital One Healthcare
  • Kathryn Sweeney, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Blue Moon Capital Partner LLC
  • Kendall Young, Executive Vice President, Senior Housing HCP, Inc.
2019 Fall Conference Planning Committee
  • Cindy Baier, President & CEO, Brookdale Senior Living
  • Susan Barlow, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Blue Moon Capital Partners
  • David Boitano, Senior Investment Officer, Ventas, Inc.
  • Randall Bufford, President & CEO, Trilogy Health Services, Inc.
  • Lori Coombs, Managing Director, Wells Fargo Multi-Family Capital
  • Tom Grape, Chairman & CEO, Benchmark Senior Living
  • Chuck Harry, Chief of Research & Analytics, NIC
  • Brandi Healey, VP, Asset Management, Sabra Health Care REIT, Inc.
  • Dan Hutson, Chief Strategy Officer, HumanGood
  • Allen Lynch, Partner, Nixon Peabody, LLP
  • Shankh Mitra, SVP, Finance & Investments, Welltower Inc.
  • Allison Pendroy, VP & Director, Asset Management, Life Care Services
  • Kurt Read, NIC Board Chair, Principal, RSF Partners
  • Torey Riso, President & CEO, Blueprint Healthcare Real Estate Advisors
  • Matthew Ruark, SVP & Head of Commercial & Healthcare Production, Keybank Real Estate Capital Market Group
  • Chris Taylor, Managing Director, Capital One Healthcare
  • Aron Will, Vice Chairman, National Senior Housing, CBRE Capital Markets
  • Kendall Young, Executive Vice President, Senior Housing HCP, Inc.
2020 Spring Conference Planning Committee
  • Nicole Berner, Director, Medical Administration, RWJ Barnabas Health
  • Colleen Blumenthal, Vice Chair, Managing Director, HealthTrust, LLC
  • Diane Burfeindt, VP, Population Health & Housing, Presbyterian Senior Living
  • Brian Cloch, CEO, Attuned Care
  • Craig Cornett, President & CEO, CAHF
  • Tom Haithcoat, COO, CareConnect MD
  • Chuck Harry, Chief of Data & Analytics, NIC
  • Brian Jurutka, President & CEO, NIC
  • Amy Kaszak, President, Special Needs Plans, AllyAlign Health
  • Lynne Katzmann, President & CEO, Juniper Communities
  • Bill Kauffman, Senior Principal, NIC
  • Joe Kiernan, Chief Strategy Officer/SVP, Program Development, Ocean Healthcare
  • Jacquelyn Kung, CEO, Activated Insights, Activated Insights
  • Peter Longo, Principal & Managing Partner, Cantex Continuing Care Network
  • Andre Maksimow, SVP, Kaufman Hall
  • Mike McCurry, EVP & COO, Mercy Health
  • Kelsey Mellard, Co-Founder & CEO, Sitka
  • Joel Mendes, Vice Chair, SVP, Seniors Housing Capital Markets, JLL
  • Maria Nadelstumph, VP, Organizational Development & Program Excellence, Brandywine Living
  • David Nash, MD, Dean, Jefferson College of Population Health, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Ann O'Shaughnessy, Managing Director, CIBC
  • John Rijos, Co-Founder & Operating Partner, Chicago Pacific Founders
  • William Shatraw, Senior Director, Operations, Remedy Partners
  • Christie Contardi Stone, SVP-Human Capital, Welltower Inc.
  • Jim Thompson, Chair, SVP/Director of Senior Housing Lending, Bank of Oklahoma
  • Michael Torgan, Principal, Wigtown Consulting Group
  • Anne Tumlinson, Founder, Anne Tumlinson Innovations
Future Leaders Council Oversight Committee
  • Allen Lynch, Partner, Nixon Peabody
  • Chuck Harry, Chief of Research & Analytics, NIC
  • Mike Jones, Chief Financial Officer, HealthTrust
  • Bob Kramer, Founder & Strategic Advisor, NIC
  • Doug Lessard, Chief Operating Officer, Belmont Village Senior Living
  • Judy Marczewski, Chief Financial Officer, One Eighty
  • Kevin McMeen, President, MidCap Financial
Governance & Nominating Committee
  • Jack Callison, Chair, Chief Executive Officer, Enlivant
  • Steven Insoft, Chief Corporate Development Officer, Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc.
  • Brian Jurutka, President & CEO, NIC, Staff Contact
  • Robert Kramer, Founder & Strategic Advisor, NIC
  • Jim Seymour, Senior Managing Director, Healthcare Real Estate, Capital One Commercial Banking
Audit Committee
  • Jack Callison, Chief Executive Officer, Enlivant
  • Tim Fox, Chair, EVP & Chief Investment Officer, Senior Resource Group
  • Imran Javaid, Managing Director, BMO Harris Bank
  • Brian Jurutka, President & CEO, NIC, Staff Contact
Compensation Committee
  • Brian Beckwith, Chief Executive Officer, Formation Capital, LLC
  • Brian Jurutka, President & CEO, NIC, Staff Contact
  • Carolyn Nazdin, Senior Vice President, KeyBank Real Estate Capital
  • Kurt Read, Chair, Principal, RSF Partners
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