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McKnight’s 40 for 40: Larry Minnix

One might think that an organization with thousands of members and many varied ideologies might require a leader who manages with a stern voice and an iron fist. In the case of LeadingAge, the organization of nonprofit aging services providers chose to go in another direction at the turn of the century, and it couldn’t have been happier.

McKnight’s 40 for 40: Arnold Whitman

Arnold Whitman is a towering figure, both figuratively and literally, in the world of skilled nursing and senior living investing. The founder, president and CEO of Formation Capital has become as well-known for his billion-dollar deals as he has for promoting the long-term care sector itself.

McKnight’s 40 for 40: Clifton J. Porter II

Clifton J. “Clif” Porter II doesn’t mind comparisons to Jackie Robinson, the great baseball pioneer. Porter doesn’t open with such comparisons or bank on them himself, but he’s not going to chase away anyone implying that he’s a highly valued performer doing groundbreaking work that cannot be confined by racial parameters.

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