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. Interested in Board service? Learn how you can Get Involved.

Board of Directors

Cindy Baier

President & CEO

Brookdale Senior Living

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Susan Barlow, co-founder at Blue Moon Capital Partners and Chair of NIC’s Board of Directors

Susan Barlow

Co-founder & Managing Partner

Blue Moon Capital Partners LP

Executive Committee,
Compensation Committee,
Chair
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Ray Braun

President & CEO

NIC

Executive Committee,
Governance & Nominating Committee
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Jack Callison

CEO

Sunrise Senior Living

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Chip Gabriel

Partner

Senior Living TransFormation Company LLC (SLTC LLC)

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Bre Grubbs

Partner & Chief Strategy Officer

Leisure Care

Assistant Secretary
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Vikas Gupta

Senior Vice President of Acquisitions and Development

Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc.

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Kai Hsiao

CEO, Healthcare

Keppel

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Justin Hutchens

EVP, Senior Housing

Ventas, Inc.

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Imran Javaid

Managing Director

BMO Harris Bank

Executive Committee,
Audit Committee,
Board Treasurer
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Lynne Katzmann, PhD

Founder & CEO

Juniper Communities

Governance & Nominating Committee
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Mercedes Kerr

President

Belmont Village Senior Living

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Bob Kramer

Co-founder & Strategic Advisor

NIC

Governance & Nominating Committee
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Sevy Petras

Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer

Priority Life Care

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Kurt Read

Principal

RSF Partners

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John Rijos

Co-founder & Operating Partner/CEO, CPF Living

Chicago Pacific Founders

Executive Committee,
Governance & Nominating Committee,
Board Secretary
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Matthew Ruark

Head of Commercial and Healthcare Production

KeyBank

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Kathy Ryser

Senior Director – Seniors Housing Underwriting and Credit

Freddie Mac

Audit Committee
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Ken Segarnick

NIC Board Member
Executive Committee,
Vice Chair – Communications
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Fee Stubblefield

Founder & CEO

The Springs Living

Executive Committee,
Governance & Nominating Committee,
Vice Chair – Strategy
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Aron Will

Vice Chairman

CBRE

Executive Committee,
Audit Committee,
Assistant Treasurer
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Executive Committee
  • Susan Barlow, Co-founder & Managing Partner, Blue Moon Capital Partners LP
  • Ray Braun, President & CEO, NIC
  • Bre Grubbs, Partner & Chief Strategy Officer , Leisure Care
  • Imran Javaid, Managing Director, BMO Harris Bank
  • John Rijos, Co-founder & Operating Partner/CEO, CPF Living , Chicago Pacific Founders
  • Ken Segarnick, NIC Board Member ,
  • Fee Stubblefield, Founder & CEO, The Springs Living
  • Aron Will, Vice Chairman, CBRE
Governance & Nominating Committee
  • Ray Braun, President & CEO, NIC
  • Bre Grubbs, Partner & Chief Strategy Officer , Leisure Care
  • Lynne Katzmann, PhD, Founder & CEO, Juniper Communities
  • Bob Kramer, Co-founder & Strategic Advisor, NIC
  • John Rijos, Co-founder & Operating Partner/CEO, CPF Living , Chicago Pacific Founders
  • Fee Stubblefield, Founder & CEO, The Springs Living
Audit Committee
  • Imran Javaid, Managing Director, BMO Harris Bank
  • Kathy Ryser, Senior Director – Seniors Housing Underwriting and Credit, Freddie Mac
  • Aron Will, Vice Chairman, CBRE
Compensation Committee
  • Susan Barlow, Co-founder & Managing Partner, Blue Moon Capital Partners LP
  • Justin Hutchens, EVP, Senior Housing, Ventas, Inc.
  • Mercedes Kerr, President, Belmont Village Senior Living
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