NIC Chats Podcasts

Get to know some of the leading voices and business leaders influencing seniors housing and skilled nursing today. Expect a little more humor, a few good stories from the frontlines, and perhaps a priceless insight gained from deep experience.


NIC Chats Podcast with Fee Stubblefield

Fee Stubblefield, founder and CEO of The Springs Living, has never been more excited or optimistic about senior living. Listen as he and Beth Mace discuss how having a purpose, mission and plan has helped solidify his company’s reputation among both residents and staff, leading to The Springs Living being named one of the best […]

NIC Chats Podcast with Roosevelt Davis

Roosevelt Davis, Senior Director of Seniors Housing at Fannie Mae – one of the largest sources of capital for lenders financing multifamily properties, including seniors housing and care properties – explains how the organization was able to manage risk to continue supporting the industry and providing capital during the COVID-19 pandemic and what the Fannie […]

NIC Chats Podcast with Lynne Katzmann

For this NIC Chats podcast, Lynne Katzmann, founder and president of Juniper Communities – a nationally recognized premier senior living provider – how her leadership style has changed over time, but her commitment to creating a better environment for the people she serves remains consistent. Katzmann talks to NIC’s cheif economist, Beth Mace, about the […]

NIC Chats Podcast with Brian Sunday

Brian Sunday, Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager at AEW Capital Management— one of the largest real estate asset managers in the world—shares how his mentor helped him see the full potential of the senior housing industry. AEW wants to add value to their operators and takes pride in doing more than just writing a […]

NIC Chats Podcast with Cindy Baier

Cindy Baier, President and CEO of Brookdale Senior Living—the nation’s largest senior living operator in the country—shares how growing up on a farm taught her the benefit of hard work. She tackles tough problems by studying them from every angle, utilizing a team with diverse perspectives, and putting every idea on the table, even the […]

NIC Chats Podcast with Tana Gall

Tana Gall, President of Merrill Gardens—a private, family-owned company based in Seattle, Washington—chats with Beth Mace about growing up in a town of just 324 people in eastern Washington to now running a company that operates 70 communities across 20 states in the U.S. Gall shares tactics that have helped keep costs down in their […]

NIC Chats Podcast with Peter Kane

Peter Kane, Managing Director and Group Head, Healthcare Banking at CIBC US, has been involved in financing senior housing since 1998, with a team that’s been together more than 15 years. Listen in as he and Beth Mace discuss the challenges of financing through the pandemic, particularly with skilled nursing, which is Kane’s specialty, and […]

NIC Chats Podcast on the Road with Brendan Healy and Scott Tittle

VIUM Capital’s Brendan Healy, Senior Managing Director, and Scott Tittle, Managing Director, Head of Governmental Relations and External Affairs, share their perspectives with NIC’s Chief Economist Beth Mace on how the pandemic has reshaped the industry, where they see the business heading over the next few years, and their thoughts on how to overcome today’s labor challenges. You’ll […]

NIC Chats Podcast on the Road with Don Husi

Don Husi, Managing Director of the Senior Housing & Care Finance team at Ziegler, offers inspiring perspectives from more than 30 years in the industry. In this engaging NIC Chats podcast with NIC’s Beth Mace, Husi shares his thoughts on growing talent in the industry and innovative ideas to strengthen the sector. Listen now!

NIC Chats Podcast with Kelly Cook Andress

Kelly Cook Andress, President, Sage Senior Living, talks to Beth Mace in this NIC Chats podcast about her early career working for the legendary Paul Klaassen of Sunrise Senior Living, how she runs her own 1,265 unit business like a Tyrannosaurus Rex, and how sleeping on the floor of a 1-bed apartment in New York […]

NIC Chats Podcast with Ed Williams

Ed Williams is a Managing Director in Berkadia’s senior housing and healthcare group, one of the largest HUD lenders in the senior housing and care sector. In this NIC Chats podcast, Williams shares with NIC Chief Economist Beth Mace how working in the industry has allowed him to combine his passions for caring for seniors, […]

NIC Chats Podcast with John Moore

You may know that with the recent acquisition of Holiday Retirement, Atria Senior Living has expanded to 447 communities across 45 states and seven Canadian provinces. But did you know that Atria’s Chairman and CEO, John Moore, owns a restaurant in Louisville that serves best-in-class bourbon, whiskey, and scotch? And would you like to know […]

NIC Chats Podcast with Gaurie Rodman

NIC Chats podcast host Beth Mace sits down with Gaurie Rodman, Director of Development Services at Aptura, a Direct Supply Company to learn her vision for the future of senior housing design, including meeting the needs of the ‘Forgotten Middle,’ and evolving the senior living built environment post-pandemic. You’ll also hear about Rodman’s emigration to […]

NIC Chats Podcast with Kathy Sweeney

What do Bill Clinton, Pierce Brosnan, and the founding of one of the leading woman-owned businesses in seniors housing & care have in common? Listen to NIC Chief Economist Beth Mace interview Kathy Sweeney, Managing Partner and Co-Founder at Blue Moon Capital Partners LP, to find out! In this NIC Chats podcast episode, hear about […]

NIC Chats Podcast with Scott Thurman

In this authentic, engaging NIC Chats podcast interview, NIC’s Chief Economist Beth Mace chats with industry thought-leader Scott Thurman, Chief Credit Officer, HUD Lending at Greystone, who’s responsible for over $1 billion in FHA lending in the sector. You’ll hear Thurman’s insights on the state of the industry today, suggestions for growing talent in seniors housing, […]

NIC Chats Podcast with Bob Kramer

You may think you know industry thought leader Bob Kramer, NIC co-founder and strategic advisor and founder of Nexus Insights, but in this engaging NIC Chats podcast, you’ll learn some things that may surprise you. Kramer shares stories on how he started in the seniors housing industry, his tips on living an authentic life, his […]

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