NIC Board of Directors

Since NIC incorporated as a 501(c)(3) organization in 1993, we have benefited immensely from the expertise and leadership of the NIC Board of Directors. These dedicated volunteer leaders contribute their experience and passion for seniors housing to drive the important initiatives that help NIC deliver on its mission.

Board of Directors
  • Susan Barlow, Board Assistant Secretary, Co-founder & Managing Partner, Blue Moon Capital Partners LP
  • Jack Callison, Board Vice Chair, Chief Executive Officer & Chairman, Enlivant
  • Robert Chapin, Partner at Bridge Investment Group & Chief Executive Officer of Bridge Seniors Housing Fund Manager, LLC
  • Tim Fox, Assistant Board Treasurer, Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Officer, Senior Resource Group
  • Kai Hsiao, Chief Executive Officer, Eclipse Senior Living
  • Justin Hutchens, Executive Vice President, Senior Housing (North America), Ventas, Inc.
  • Steven Insoft, Chief Corporate Development Officer, Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc.
  • Imran Javaid, Board Treasurer, Managing Director, BMO Harris Bank NA
  • Brian Jurutka, President & Chief Executive Officer, NIC
  • Lynne Katzmann, Chief Executive Officer, Juniper Communities
  • Cindy Kent, Executive Vice President and President, Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living
  • Mercedes Kerr, President, Belmont Village Senior Living
  • Bob Kramer, Co-founder & Strategic Advisor, NIC
  • Kelsey Mellard, Chief Executive Office and Co-founder, Sitka
  • David Nash, M.D., Founding Dean Emeritus, JCPH, Thomas Jefferson University
  • Kurt Read, Board Chair, Managing Director, RSF Partners
  • John Rijos, Board Secretary, Co-founder/Operating Partner, Chicago Pacific Founders
  • Matthew Ruark, Senior Vice President & Life Pension Program Manager, KeyBank Real Estate Capital
  • Steven Schmidt, National Director, Senior Housing Lending, Freddie Mac
  • Kenneth Segarnick, Chief Corporate Officer, Brandywine Living
  • Chris Taylor, Managing Director, Capital One Healthcare
Executive Committee
  • Susan Barlow, Board Assistant Secretary, Co-founder & Managing Partner, Blue Moon Capital Partners LP
  • Jack Callison, Board Vice Chair, Chief Executive Officer, Enlivant
  • Tim Fox, Board Assistant Treasurer, Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Officer, Senior Resource Group
  • Imran Javaid, Board Treasurer, Managing Director, BMO Harris Bank
  • Brian Jurutka, President & Chief Executive Officer, NIC
  • Kurt Read, Board Chair, Managing Director, RSF Partners
  • John Rijos, Secretary, Co-founder/Operating Partner, Chicago Pacific Founders
Governance & Nominating Committee
  • Jack Callison, Chair, Chief Executive Officer, Enlivant
  • Steven Insoft, Chief Corporate Development Officer, Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc.
  • Brian Jurutka, Staff Contact, President & Chief Executive Officer, NIC
  • Bob Kramer, Co-founder & Strategic Advisor, NIC
  • John Rijos, Co-founder & Operating Partner, Chicago Pacific Founders
Audit Committee
  • Jack Callison, Chief Executive Officer, Enlivant
  • Tim Fox, Executive Vice President & Chief Investment Officer, Senior Resource Group
  • Imran Javaid, Chair, Managing Director, BMO Harris Bank
  • Brian Jurutka, Staff Contact, President & Chief Executive Officer, NIC
Compensation Committee
  • Justin Hutchens, Senior Executive Vice President, Seniors Housing, Ventas, Inc.
  • Brian Jurutka, Staff Contact, President & Chief Executive Officer, NIC
  • Kurt Read, Chair, Managing Director, RSF Partners
  • Mercedes Kerr, President, Belmont Village
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