Movers & Shakers: American Capital Grows Investment Team

American Capital Real Estate Finance Group Adds Three Members to Investment Team

Three new members have been appointed to the American Capital Real Estate’s Finance Group’s (ACRF) investment team in an effort to expand the company’s capacity for commercial real estate investment.

Those joining the ACRF investment team are Jeff Erhardt, Paul Nevala and Michael Treiber. They will be responsible for managing debt and equity investments in health care real estate, particularly skilled nursing and senior housing communities, and establishing a comprehensive product offering for owners and operators of health care properties.


All formerly of GE Capital Healthcare Financial Services, the trio comes to ACRF with 23 years of experience combined. Erhardt led the company’s $2 billion health care real estate equity for eight years; Nevala served as a member of the company’s Investment Research Group for six years; and Treiber spent nine years as senior vice president in the Healthcare Real Estate Group.

“We are delighted that Jeff, Paul and Michael, all highly experienced investment professionals within the health care real estate industry, have joined our team,” said John Scheurer, managing director and Chief Investment Officer of ACRF, in a press release. “The depth and breadth of their combined experience in finance, health care real estate investing and Housing and Urban Development lending will broaden our commercial real estate investment capabilities and play an integral role in further growing our investment platform.”

HarborChase Names New Executive Director in Plano, Texas


HarborChase appointed Kathleen Storey as executive director of its new 120-unit assisted living and memory care community in Plano, Texas.

Beginning in 2010, Storey served as director of sales at HarborChase in Rock Hill, South Carolina, where she quickly worked her way up to executive director of the facility. She earned the 2013 Community of the Year award from Harbor Retirement Associates (HRA), the operator of HarborChase, and the 2015 Best Customer Experience Award from

Now, as the Plano community’s executive director, Storey aims to implement HarborChase’s five core values of respect, attentiveness, integrity, stewardship and excellence.

“I value the principles and culture of HRA, and I am excited to begin my new role in North Texas working within the same HarborChase family,” Storey said in a press release.

ABHOW Welcomes New Leadership to Corporate Team

ABHOW announced that Greg Bearce and Dennis Gradillas have joined its corporate team.

Boasting over 30 years of experience in senior living, Bearce has been named ABHOW’s senior vice president and CCRC chief operations manager, while Gradillas is promoted to vice president and regional operations manager following his stint as executive director of Las Ventanas in Las Vegas.

“Greg and Dennis both have big hearts for our mission,” said Dave Ferguson, ABHOW’s president and CEO, in a prepared statement. “I am confident that their leadership is just what ABHOW needs for this season.”

Roland Park Place’s President Named “Most Admired CEO” in Maryland

Terry Snyder, president of Roland Park Place in Baltimore, Maryland, has been named a 2015 recipient of The Daily Record’s “Most Admired CEO” award.

The newspaper awards CEOs, nonprofit executive directors, and presidents across the state of Maryland the distinction of “Most Admired CEO” for excellence in leadership and professionalism. Honorees are judged based on nonprofit involvement; financial performance and growth; community leadership and service; competitiveness and innovation; leadership and vision; and corporate leadership and board vision.

“Many of us know her as a ‘Residents’ President,’” said Dr. Jack Zimmerman, a resident at Roland Park Place and member of its Board of Directors, in a press release. “Whether the problem is trivial or involves a major issue, Terry is totally attentive and prepared to respond effectively …Terry is a force in this field.”

At Roland Park Place, Snyder demonstrates leadership through her service on the community’s Board of Directors and involvement with the Residents’s Association. She also acts as a peer surveyor for the Commission for the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities-Continuing Care Accreditation Commission, visiting senior housing and service providers across the country and Canada and evaluating each community’s meticulous standards. She carries these responsibilities out at Roland Park Place, Baltimore’s only not-for-profit continuing care retirement community, as well.

Snyder will be honored with a profile in a special magazine insert in the Sept. 18 issue of The Daily Record.

Juniper Village Welcomes New Leadership in Aurora, Colorado

Two new associates have been added to the Juniper Village leadership team in Aurora, Colorado.

Tom Hunter is slated to serve as the community’s executive director, joining Juniper Village with 30 years of experience in the senior living industry. As executive director, Hunter will oversee operations at the facility, ensure compliance with state regulations and company policies, and act as a resource for residents, family, and staff.

Evan Richardson will fill the role of director of community relations. He has worked in the senior living industry for more than six years, primarily focusing on senior care and dabbling into marketing. Now, Richardson will focus on providing information and support to families and creating a welcoming atmosphere.

“We are confident that Tom and Evan will continue the high standards that the community of Aurora has come to expect from us,” CEO and founder of Juniper Communities Lynne Katzmann said in a press release. Juniper Communities operates long-term care communities in New Jersey, Florida, Pennsylvania and Colorado.

Written by Kourtney Liepelt

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