Movers & Shakers: Mainstreet’s 3 New Hires

Mainstreet Announces 3 New Hires

Mainstreet, a Carmel, Indiana-based development and investment company, announced three new hires for the month of April.

Scott Juetten has been named Mainstreet’s new vice president of financial operations for Mainstreet Health. He previously worked for Kindred Healthcare, where he was vice president and controller of the nursing center division.

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Mainstreet appointed Dave Martin as the company’s vice president of development. Martin joins Mainstreet with more than 25 years of real estate development experience, most recently serving as vice president in the health care division at Duke Realty.

Ellen Rychlik is Mainstreet’s new director of clinical education and quality for Mainstreet Health. Her experience has spanned the continuum of health care, having worked for Duke University Medical Center and the Elderwood Organization, where she was the director of nursing and clinical services for more than a decade. She is a member of the Oncology Nursing Association.

Walker & Dunlop Expands Multifamily Finance Group

Walker & Dunlop, Inc. (NYSE: WD) announced the addition of Jeffrey Ringwald and William Jackson to the company’s multifamily finance group in its Dallas, Texas office.

Before joining Walker & Dunlop, both Ringwald and Jackson worked for Arbor Commercial Mortgage, LLC. Ringwald led the origination effort and strategic direction of the seniors housing and health care platform as senior vice president of seniors housing and health care, and Jackson served as vice president and was responsible for originating and structuring seniors housing and health care debt for borrowers across the Unites States. Together they have originated $2 billion of seniors housing loans across the country through various capital sources including Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Ringwald will serve as senior vice president and managing director at Walker & Dunlop, and Jackson as senior vice president.

“We are thrilled to welcome Jeff and Bill to our team,” Walker & Dunlop President Howard W. Smith said in a statement. “Our scaled platform and proven expertise in the seniors housing space allowed us to attract these two talented professionals that we are confident will make our team even stronger. Not only do Jeff and Bill have specialized knowledge of both the seniors housing and health care markets, they also have experience using a wide variety of capital sources to finance these property types, which will greatly benefit our clients.”

Marcus & Millichap Reveals New National Director of Specialty Division

Marcus & Millichap (NYSE: MMI), a Calabasas, California-based specialist in commercial real estate investment sales, financing, research and advisory services, announced the promotion of Alan L. Pontius to national director of the firm’s specialty division.

Pontius joined Marcus & Millichap in 1985 as an agent and brings three decades of experience to his new role. Most recently, he was the national director of the firm’s National Office and Industrial Properties Group, which registered annual average growth of approximately 35% over the past three years.

In his new role, Pontius will oversee, support and grow the company’s specialty brokerage divisions in partnerships with specialty executives and managers companywide.

“Al’s exemplary leadership skills and outstanding agent and client support will be leveraged on a broad scale across all specialty segments, in line with our long-term growth plan,” Marcus & Millichap President and CEO Hessam Nadji said in a statement. “Al has a wholistic understanding of clients’ needs and brings an impressive track record of tailoring our services for various types of clients.”

Maxim Healthcare Services Appoints Former Erickson Living President as CEO

Maxim Healthcare Services, one of the largest U.S. health care staffing firms, appointed William Butz as the company’s new CEO. He replaces W. Bradley Bennett, who served as CEO since 2009.

Butz most recently served as president and COO at Maxim before taking on the CEO role. He joined the firm as CFO in 2012, before which he had been president of Erickson Living, responsible for the company’s operations including physician practices, skilled nursing and home health services.

“Bill has been an integral part of Maxim’s leadership team during the past four years and his experiences—both in and outside of the company—provide a unique and valuable perspective that will be important as we continue to transform our culture and evolve our services,” Maxim Chairman Jim Davis said in a statement.

Maxim Healthcare is based in Columbia, Maryland and has more than 250 locations across the U.S.

Asbury Communities Welcomes New Executive Vice President of Human Resources

Asbury Communities welcomed J. Manuel Ocasio as the company’s executive vice president of human resources.

Ocasio will be tasked with the overall human resources management function for the entire Asbury not-for-profit system and affiliated entities; and developing and implementing policies, programs and procedures to align with Asbury’s performance excellence criteria as well as the organization’s mission and values. He brings more than 15 years of experience in senior leadership to the new position.

Previously, Ocasio served in several senior leadership roles at Holy Cross Health, including chief human resources and integrity officer and chief information officer. He also served as the compliance officer for a 400-bed hospital and affiliated entities.

“Asbury is excited to welcome someone whose extensive experience has yielded success at every level, and we look forward to that continued success as Manny works together with us in our mission of service to older adults,” Asbury CEO and President Doug Leidig said in a prepared statement. “We believe he will take our already talented human resources capabilities to yet another level of exceptional service.”

American House Senior Living Names New Vice President of Operations

American House Senior Living named James Kubrick as the senior housing provider’s vice president of operations.

Kubrick brings more than 30 years in to senior housing industry to American House. He will be responsible for the oversight of communities in Florida, Illinois, and Western Michigan.

Kubrick’s past leadership positions include serving as executive director at single-site communities and nursing home administrator for multi-site portfolios. Most recently, he spent five years as executive vice president, managing 21 senior living communities across seven states. He has operated various property types including independent living, assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing for communities under development through lease up to stabilization.

Erickson Living Appoints New Associate Executive Director at Oak Crest

Erickson Living appointed Wendy Farris to the role of associate executive director at the company’s Oak Crest retirement community in Parkville, Maryland.

Since 2014, Ferris has served as the director of general services at Riderwood, a sister Erickson Living community in Silver Spring, Maryland. Prior to that, she was an administrator at Ginger Cove, a retirement community in Annapolis, Maryland, for 11 years.

As associate executive director, Ferris will oversee the general services department at the 87-acre campus, as well as internal communications. She will also work with campus leadership to achieve high resident satisfaction results.

Oak Crest is one of 19 continuing care retirement communities (CCRCs) managed by Erickson Living. It is home to more than 2,100 residents.

Quadrum Global Adds Interior Designer, Project Manager

Quadrum Global, an international developer and investment firm focused on value-add properties, added Carolina Eguiguren to the company’s Miami Beach office as an interior designer and project manager.

Initially, Eguiguren will focus on project management for Quadrum Senior Living, the company’s new unit that concentrates on developing and operating senior living communities. She will also take part in other Quadrum projects, including hospitality and residential assets throughout New York City and Chicago.

Eguiguren joins Quadrum from Sixty Hotels, a luxury hotel operator. Throughout her 15-year career, she has participated in the design of hotels, resorts and residential properties across the U.S., Asia, Europe and the Middel East. At Sixty Hotels, she reviewed overall construction and design plans for all new hotels, managed custom carpet and furniture design, oversaw selection of all fixtures and coordinated purchases.

“Joining Quadrum represents an opportunity for me to use my hospitality design and project management expertise in creating ‘hotel-like’ experiences for residents of senior living communities, among the many exciting projects I’ll be working on,” Eguiguren said in a statement. “I look forward to being a part of Quadrum’s rapid growth.”

Written by Kourtney Liepelt

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