McKnight's 40 for 40 - McKnight's Senior Living

McKnight's 40 for 40

McKnight’s 40 for 40: James Balda

With a background including leadership roles at the National Restaurant Association and America’s Health Insurance Plans, James Balda may not have been the most obvious choice to lead an association representing operators of independent living, assisted living, memory care and continuing care retirement communities. But when he became president and CEO of Argentum, then known as the Assisted Living Federation of America, in early 2015, he brought with him “fresh eyes.”

McKnight’s 40 for 40: Brian Jurutka

Never perform after children or animals, the old show biz adage warns. The equivalent advice for this market might be to avoid replacing visionary leaders. For in both scenarios, there’s usually a tough act to follow. Brian Jurutka clearly violated the second admonition five years ago, when he succeeded Robert G. Kramer as president and CEO of the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care.

McKnight’s 40 for 40: Wendy Simpson

“The future is very, very bright for women in the world,” Wendy Simpson said during an educational webinar at the McKnight’s Women of Distinction Forum last month. No doubt, her work steering LTC Properties’ ship has helped make it so.

Bill Pettit

McKnight’s 40 for 40: Bill Pettit

Question: What do you get when you combine a family-owned company with its roots in the timber industry with a leader with a background in banking? Answer: A powerhouse senior living organization.

Next post in News