Movers & Shakers — People and Positions for September, Part III

Mainstreet Names 5 New Staff Members to Join Growing Team

Carmel, Indiana-based Mainstreet, the nation’s largest developer of post-acute health care properties, has announced five new members will join its team.

Michael Klingl has joined Mainstreet as a development director. Klingl most recently worked for GreenbergFarrow in Chicago, where he served as a senior development manager for more than 15 years. He has a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Erin Marlow has joined Mainstreet as an administrative assistant. Prior to Mainstreet, she worked at Print Resources in office management and account management roles. She’s also a former teacher, who studied elementary education and psychology at Ball State University.

Lindsey Phipps joins Mainstreet as a development coordinator. She previously worked at The Worth Collection, where she served as an operations specialist. Phipps is a graduate of Indiana University Kokomo, where she studied communications.

Jason Rodgers has been hired as a new construction project manager. His previous experience includes working at Genesis Property Development, Kite Realty Group and Paragon General Contractors. Rodgers studied construction management at Purdue University.


Sara Shew joins Mainstreet as its new concierge. Having studied tourism, conventions and event management at Indiana University, Shew will play a role in Mainstreet’s hospitality and will assist in event planning.

Life Care Community Hires New Fitness Manager

Harrogate, a Life Care retirement community in Ocean County, N.J., has announced Becky Harris as its new fitness manager. Harris will oversee the fitness center, including all fitness activities, the classes and wellness programming.

In addition to hiring its first fitness manager, Harrogate also partnered with the National Institute for Fitness and Sports (NIFS), which will restructure the senior living community’s fitness and exercise programs and offerings for the residents.

To incorporate the NIFS programming, Harris will set up senior fitness evaluations with all interested residents to assess each person’s fitness needs. Harris will also be providing exercise assistance for residents who need help during their fitness activities.

Harris brings to Harrogate experience from Meridian Fitness and Wellness, where she worked as an exercise physiologist. Prior to that, she worked at Fox Rehabilitation for two years, where she was first introduced to working with seniors.

Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services Promotes Dan Holstein 

Ohio Presbyterian Retirement Services (OPRS), headquartered in Columbus, has promoted Dan Holstein to corporate controller.

Holstein joined OPRS in 1998 as a regional accounting manager, then two years later serving as a financial analyst, followed by a move to financial analysis manager. Since 2011, Holstein has been serving as controller for OPRS Communities, a wholly owned subsidiary of OPRS.

New Jersey CCRC Names Associate Executive Director 

Seabrook Retirement Community, an Erickson Living continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Tinton Falls, N.J., has announced the appointment of Todd DeLaney as its new associate executive director.

In this position, DeLaney will work with administration to ensure the community’s 1,300 residents receive quality service and amenities.

He brings to the position more than 10 years of experience in the health care and retirement industries and is licensed in both the state of New Jersey and Massachusetts as a nursing home administrator. He is also a licensed certified assisted living administrator in New Jersey and has been a trained-certified emergency medical technician.

At the end of 2009, DeLaney was appointed assistant administrator for Seabrook’s 95-bed continuing care neighborhood, and also served as an operations manager at Seabrook that year.

DeLaney began his career with Erickson Living when he was hired by Seabrook’s sister community Cedar Crest, located in Pompton Plains, N.J., in 2005 where he served as a project manager in the operations department. In 2008, he worked as a regional operations manager for Erickson Living at the corporate headquarters in Catonsville, Md.

Prior to his return to New Jersey and to Seabrook, DeLaney worked as assistant administrator at Brooksby Village, one of Erickson Living’s two Massachusetts communities located in the town of Peabody. He also served as that community’s associate executive director.

Arbor Commercial Mortgage Expands Seniors Housing, Health Care Platform

Arbor Commercial Mortgage, LLC recently announced the expansion of its Seniors Housing and Healthcare platform with the addition of two industry veterans, Jeffrey Ringwald and William Jackson.

Ringwald joins as senior vice president of Seniors Housing & Healthcare, while Jackson joins as vice president of the platform.

“Arbor is pleased to add two veteran seniors housing and healthcare finance executives to its growing Seniors Housing and Healthcare group,” said Arbor Chief Operating Officer John Caulfield. “The expertise and industry relationships both Jeff and Bill have developed throughout their careers will now receive Arbor’s uniquely personalized and customized and flexible approach to financing, backed by our strong foundation as an FHA LEAN Lender.”

Ringwald and Jackson are responsible for leading the origination effort and strategic direction of the Seniors Housing and Healthcare platform. This nationwide focus caters to owners and operators of independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing facilities and CCRCs, and delivers debt financing solutions best suited for their specific investments.

Ringwald has focused on senior housing and health care finance for his entire 16-year career, originating more than $2 billion in senior housing loans across the country. His expertise includes permanent loan solutions utilizing FHA/HUD, Fannie Mae DUS, Freddie Mac Program Plus and Life Companies as well as the structuring of bridge and construction loans for clients.

Before joining Arbor, Ringwald served as a senior vice president at Oak Grove Capital in the Seniors Housing Group. Before then, he was a managing director in the Seniors Housing & Healthcare Group at Red Capital Group, principal and manager of the Healthcare Finance Group for Prudential Mortgage Capital Company and senior vice president for Guaranty Bank’s Seniors Housing Group.

Jackson has more than 16 years of financing experience, including 10 years in health care financing. Before joining Arbor, he served as a vice president for Oak Grove Capital where he was responsible for the sourcing, underwriting, credit approval and closing of senior housing and multifamily debt using FHA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac finance products.

Prior to his time at Oak Grove Capital, Jackson spent several years managing a portfolio of distressed CMBS financings at C-III Asset Management, LLC. In 2006, Jackson was recruited to launch a dedicated health care team at Prudential Mortgage Company, where he co-developed and helped implement a business plan for the initiation of a dedicated national health care originations closing of loans.

Embree Group Expands with Health Care Real Estate Specialist

The Embree Group of Companies has announced the addition of Jecoah Byrnes as the leader of its national health care practice.

Byrnes joins Embree as vice president, with the primary focus of integrating the development, construction and brokerage divisions of the firm to serve Embree’s health care clients nationwide.

Byrnes was most recently vice president of the National Healthcare Capital Markets Group with CBRE in Los Angeles, Calif., where he gained experience in health care investment sales and real estate advisory.

Written by Emily Study

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