People: Ventas Inc (VTR.N)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Debra Cafaro

57 2010 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Raymond Lewis

50 2010 President

Robert Probst

47 2014 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Acting Chief Accounting Officer

T. Richard Riney

57 2012 Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel

John Cobb

43 2013 Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer

Todd Lillibridge

59 2010 EVP - Medical Property Operations; President and CEO of Lillibridge Healthcare Services Inc

Randy Sohanaki

2015 Vice President - IT Applications

Timothy Sanders

2015 Senior Investment Officer

Melody Barnes

51 2014 Director

Matthew Lustig

54 2011 Director

Douglas Pasquale

60 2011 Director

Douglas Crocker

75 2003 Presiding Independent Director

Ronald Geary

67 1998 Independent Director

Jay Gellert

61 2001 Independent Director

Richard Gilchrist

69 2011 Independent Director

Robert Reed

62 2008 Independent Director

Glenn Rufrano

65 2010 Independent Director

James Shelton

61 2008 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Debra Cafaro

Ms. Debra A. Cafaro is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Ventas, Inc. Ms. Cafaro has been our Chief Executive Officer and a director since 1999 and Chairman of the Board since 2003. She also served as our President from 1999 to November 2010. Ms. Cafaro is a former Chair of NAREIT, the worldwide representative voice for REITs. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the Real Estate Roundtable, the Board of Directors of the Executives’ Club of Chicago, the Economic Club of Chicago and World Business Chicago, Chicago’s not-for-profit economic development corporation. She is also a Trustee of the University of Chicago and serves on the Business Advisory Council and the Visiting Committee of the University of Chicago Law School.

Raymond Lewis

Mr. Raymond J. Lewis is President of Ventas, Inc., since November 2, 2010. He previously served as our Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer from 2006 to November 2010 and as our Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer from 2002 to 2006. Prior to joining us in 2002, he was managing director of business development for GE Capital Healthcare Financial Services, a division of General Electric Capital Corporation (“GECC”), which is a subsidiary of General Electric Corporation, where he led a team focused on mergers and portfolio acquisitions of healthcare assets. Before that, Mr. Lewis was Executive Vice President of Healthcare Finance for Heller Financial, Inc. (which was acquired by GECC in 2001), where he had primary responsibility for healthcare lending. Mr. Lewis is Chairman Emeritus of the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry. He is also currently a member of the Executive Board of the American Seniors Housing Association where he serves as Vice Chairman on the Executive Committee.

Robert Probst

Mr. Robert F. Probst is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Acting Chief Accounting Officer of Ventas, Inc., effective October 27, 2014. Prior to joining us, Mr. Probst served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Beam Inc., a global spirits distributor, from its inception as an independent, S&P 500 company in October 2011 to its sale to Suntory Holdings Limited in May 2014. Prior to that, he served as senior vice president and chief financial officer of Beam Global Spirits & Wine, Inc., playing a key role in establishing the former unit of Fortune Brands, Inc. as a standalone publicly-traded company. Mr. Probst serves on the boards of the Chicago Botanic Garden and Camp Kesem, as well as the advisory board of the Duke University Financial Economics program. Probst earned his B.A. with honors in Economics from Duke University in 1990, where he was a member of the 1986 NCAA national championship men’s soccer team. He received his M.B.A. with highest honors in Finance and Accounting from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business in 1993. Probst serves on the boards of the Chicago Botanic Garden and Camp Kesem, as well as the advisory board of the Duke University Financial Economics program.

T. Richard Riney

Mr. T. Richard Riney is Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, General Counsel of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Riney has been our Executive Vice President and General Counsel since 1998, was named our Chief Administrative Officer in 2007 and also served as our Corporate Secretary from 1998 to 2012. From 1996 to 1998, he served as Transactions Counsel for our predecessor, Vencor, Inc. Prior to that, Mr. Riney practiced law with the law firm of Hirn, Reed & Harper, where his areas of concentration were real estate and corporate finance. Mr. Riney serves on the Centre College President’s Advisory Council. He is admitted to the Bar in Kentucky and is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (“NAREIT”).

John Cobb

Mr. John D. Cobb is Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Cobb has been our Executive Vice President, Chief Investment Officer since March 2013, after serving as our Senior Vice President, Chief Investment Officer from 2010 to March 2013. Prior to that, Mr. Cobb was a President and Chief Executive Officer of Senior Lifestyle Corporation, where he led the strategic direction of a 9,000+ unit retirement company with over 3,400 employees. Prior to that, he held various positions with GE Healthcare Financial Services, a division of General Electric Capital Corporation, which is a subsidiary of General Electric Corporation, with the last being Senior Managing Director, where he led a team focused on debt and equity investments of healthcare real estate totaling over $9 billion. Mr. Cobb has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the National Investment Center for the Seniors Housing & Care Industry. He is currently a member of the Executive Board of the American Seniors Housing Association.

Todd Lillibridge

Mr. Todd W. Lillibridge is an Executive Vice President - Medical Property Operations of Ventas, Inc., and President and Chief Executive Officer of Lillibridge Healthcare Services, Inc., a subsidiary of the company. Mr. Lillibridge joined to the company, as Executive Vice President, Medical Property Operations in July 2010. Prior to joining Lillibridge’s predecessor in 1982, and subsequently establishing Lillibridge & Company, Mr. Lillibridge was employed by Baird & Warner, Inc. of Chicago, Illinois, serving in the real estate finance group and the development division. He is a member of the Economic Club of Chicago and the World Presidents’ Organization of Chicago.

Randy Sohanaki

Mr. Randy Sohanaki is Vice President - IT Applications of Ventas, Inc. Previously, he was Director, IT Applications. Randy joined the Company in connection with its acquisition of Nationwide Health Properties (NHP).Wilkingson Germain has been promoted to Senior Investment Officer, focusing on the acquisition of medical office buildings and other healthcare assets, and continues as a member of the Ventas Senior Leadership Team. Previously, he was an Investment Officer. Will joined Ventas in 2006, and has held a series of positions of increasing responsibility at the Company during his tenure.Shane Seitz has been promoted to Senior Investment Officer, focusing on medical office buildings and other healthcare investments, and continues as a member of the Ventas Senior Leadership Team. Previously, he was an Investment Officer. Shane joined the Company in connection with its acquisition of NHP.

Timothy Sanders

Mr. Timothy Sanders is Senior Investment Officer of Ventas, Inc. Sanders will join Ventas's investment professionals to cultivate and enhance relationships with healthcare and senior housing operators and make value enhancing investments. He joined the Company from Capital Lending and Mortgage Group, LLC, an affiliate of Capital Funding Group, a Baltimore-based mortgage banker that specializes in seniors housing and skilled nursing debt. He will be a member of the Ventas Senior Leadership Team.

Melody Barnes

Ms. Melody C. Barnes is Director of the company. Ms. Barnes is Chief Executive Officer of Melody Barnes Solutions LLC, a domestic strategy firm, and has advised clients on various public policy and human capital matters since 2012. She is also the Vice Provost, Global Student Leadership Initiatives and a Senior Fellow in the Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service at New York University and Chair of the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions. From 2009 to 2012, Ms. Barnes served as Director of the Domestic Policy Council for President Obama, where she provided policy and strategic advice to President Obama and coordinated the domestic policy agenda for his administration. Before joining the White House, she served as the Senior Domestic Policy Advisor for then-Senator Obama's 2008 presidential campaign. From 2005 to 2008 Ms. Barnes was the Executive Vice President for Policy at the Center for American Progress, where she had previously been a Senior Fellow from 2003 to 2005. She also served as Chief Counsel to Senator Edward M. Kennedy on the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee from 1998 to 2003 and General Counsel to Senator Kennedy from 1995 to 1998.

Matthew Lustig

Mr. Matthew J. Lustig serves as the Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Lustig is Managing Partner of North America Investment Banking as well as Head of Real Estate, Gaming and Lodging at Lazard Frères & Co. LLC (“Lazard”). Separately, as CEO of the real estate private equity business of Lazard and its successors, he oversaw over $2.5 billion of capital invested largely in real estate operating companies. From May 2011 to December 2012, Mr. Lustig also served as Chairman of the Board of Atria. In addition, Mr. Lustig is or has been a board member of several public and private portfolio investments of funds managed by LREP or its affiliates. Prior to joining Lazard in 1989, Mr. Lustig was a First Vice President at Drexel Burnham Lambert and was previously a lending officer with Chase Manhattan Bank, specializing in credit, construction, and real estate finance. Mr. Lustig is a member of the Real Estate Roundtable and serves on the Boards of the Pension Real Estate Association, the Larson Leadership Initiative of the Urban Land Institute, The Wharton School Zell/Lurie Real Estate Center and the Real Estate Advisory Board at Columbia University School of Business. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and on on the Board of Visitors of the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. Mr. Lustig was originally appointed to our Board in May 2011 pursuant to the terms of a Director Appointment Letter we entered into in connection with our acquisition of substantially all of the real estate assets of Atria Senior Living Group, Inc. ("ASLG").

Douglas Pasquale

Mr. Douglas M. Pasquale serves as Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Pasquale is the Chief Executive Officer of Capstone Enterprises Corporation, an investment and consulting firm that he founded in January 2012. Prior to that, Mr. Pasquale served as Senior Advisor to our Chief Executive Officer from July 2011 to December 2011, following the closing of our acquisition of NHP and was originally appointed to our Board in connection with our acquisition of NHP. He served as Chairman of the Board of NHP from May 2009 to July 2011, as President and Chief Executive Officer of NHP from April 2004 to July 2011, and as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of NHP from November 2003 to April 2004. Mr. Pasquale previously served in various roles (most recently Chairman and Chief Executive Officer) at ARV Assisted Living, Inc., an operator of assisted living facilities, from June 1998 to September 2003 and concurrently served as President and Chief Executive Officer of ASLG from April 2003 to September 2003. Mr. Pasquale also served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Richfield Hospitality Services, Inc. and Regal Hotels International-North America, a hotel ownership and hotel management company, from 1996 to 1998, and as its Chief Financial Officer from 1994 to 1996. Mr. Pasquale is a member of the Board of Trustees of ExplorOcean.

Douglas Crocker

Mr. Douglas Crocker, II, is Presiding Independent Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Crocker is Managing Partner of DC Partners LLC, a firm that invests in and develops apartment properties, where he served as principal from 2003 to 2006. From 2006 to 2014, Mr. Crocker was the Chairman of Pearlmark Multifamily Partners, L.L.C. (formerly known as Transwestern Multifamily Partners, L.L.C.), a commercial real estate firm. From 1993 until 2003, Mr. Crocker was the President, Chief Executive Officer and a trustee of Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR), a prominent multifamily REIT, most recently serving as Vice Chairman of the Board. During his more than 40 years of real estate experience, he has previously served as: Executive Vice President of Equity Financial and Management Company, a subsidiary of Equity Group Investments, Inc. (“EGI”), which provides strategic direction and services for EGI’s real estate and corporate activities; President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of First Capital Corporation, a sponsor of public limited real estate partnerships; Managing Director of Prudential Securities Inc., a financial services brokerage firm; Chief Executive Officer of McKinley Finance Group, a privately held company involved with real estate, banking and corporate finance; President of American Invesco, the nation’s largest condominium conversion company; and Vice President of Arlen Realty and Development Company, a diversified real estate and retail company. Mr. Crocker serves on the Advisory Board of the DePaul University Real Estate School, is a member of the Board of Trustees of Milton Academy and is a member of the National Multi Housing Counsel.

Ronald Geary

Mr. Ronald G. Geary is Independent Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Geary has been President of Ellis Park Race Course, Inc., a thoroughbred racetrack in Henderson, Kentucky since 2006. He previously served as President of Res-Care, Inc. (formerly NASDAQ: RSCR) (“ResCare”), a provider of residential training and support services for persons with developmental disabilities and certain vocational training services from 1990 to 2006 and as its Chief Executive Officer from 1993 to 2006. Before he was named Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Geary was Chief Operating Officer of ResCare from 1990 to 1993.

Jay Gellert

Mr. Jay M. Gellert is an Independent Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Gellert has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Health Net, Inc. (NYSE: HNT) (“Health Net”), an integrated managed care organization that administers the delivery of managed healthcare services, since 1998 and a director of Health Net since 1999. He served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Health Net from 1997 to 1998 and as President, Chief Operating Officer and a director of its predecessor, Health Systems International, Inc. (“HSI”), a health maintenance organization, from 1996 to 1997. Before joining HSI, Mr. Gellert directed strategic advisory engagements for Shattuck Hammond Partners in the area of integrated delivery systems development, managed care network formation and physician group practice integration. He has also previously served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Bay Pacific Health Corporation, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for California Healthcare System and as an independent consultant. Mr. Gellert is currently a member of the Board of Directors of America’s Health Insurance Plans.

Richard Gilchrist

Mr. Richard I. Gilchrist serves as an Independent Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Gilchrist has served as Senior Advisor to The Irvine Company since July 2011 and previously served as President of Irvine’s Investment Properties Group (“IPG”) from 2006 to July 2011. Irvine is a privately held company known as a best-of-class master planner and long-term owner, investor and operator of a large and diversified real estate portfolio. In his role as IPG President, Mr. Gilchrist guided Irvine’s office, retail, resort and apartment properties in Southern California and Silicon Valley, including development, marketing and management. Prior to joining Irvine, Mr. Gilchrist served as President and Co-Chief Executive of Maguire Properties, Inc., where he oversaw significant growth in the company’s portfolio through acquisitions and development and spearheaded its successful initial public offering in 2003. Before joining Maguire Properties, Mr. Gilchrist served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the privately held REIT, Commonwealth Atlantic Properties. Mr. Gilchrist currently serves as a member of the Whittier College Board of Trustees and the UCLA School of Law Board of Advisors. He previously served as Chairman of the Whittier College Board of Trustees and was also a co-founder and managing partner of CommonWealth Partners, LLC, an advisor and venture partner with the California Public Employees’ Retirement System, and a senior partner of Maguire Thomas Partners, a national real estate developer and operator. Mr. Gilchrist was originally appointed to our Board in July 2011 in connection with our acquisition of NHP.

Robert Reed

Mr. Robert D. Reed is an Independent Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Reed was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Sutter Health, a family of not-for-profit hospitals and physicians organizations in northern California, from 1997 until this retirement on January 1, 2015. Prior to that, he held various finance positions within Sutter Health and its affiliates. Before he became a hospital system executive, Mr. Reed was an investment banker specializing in healthcare finance for hospital systems at various national financial firms, including Eastdil, Paine Webber and American Health Capital. Mr. Reed is currently Chairman of the Board of Metta Fund, a private non-profit foundation.

Glenn Rufrano

Mr. Glenn J. Rufrano is an Independent Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Rufrano was appointed Chief Executive Officer of American Realty Capital Properties Inc. effective April 1, 2015. Prior to that, he served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of O’Connor Capital Partners from November 2013 through March 2015. Previously, Mr. Rufrano was President and Chief Executive Officer of Cushman & Wakefield, Inc., a privately held commercial property and real estate services company, and a member of its Board of Directors from March 2010 to June 2013. Prior to that, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Centro Properties Group, an Australian-based shopping center company, from 2008 to 2010 and Chief Executive Officer and a director of New Plan Excel Realty Trust, a commercial retail REIT, from 2000 to 2007, and he was a co-founder of O’Connor Capital Partners. He presently serves on the Board of New York University’s Real Estate Institute.

James Shelton

Mr. James D. Shelton is an Independent Director of Ventas, Inc. Mr. Shelton is non-executive Chairman of the Board of Omnicare, Inc. (NYSE: OCR) (“Omnicare”), a pharmaceutical care provider. From August 2010 to January 2011, Mr. Shelton served as interim Chief Executive Officer of Omnicare. Previously, he served as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Triad Hospitals, Inc. (formerly NYSE: TRI) (“Triad”), an owner and manager of hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers, from 1999 until it was sold in July 2007. Before leading the formation and spin-off of Triad from Columbia/HCA Healthcare Corporation (now known as HCA), Mr. Shelton was President of the Pacific Group of HCA from 1998 to 1999 and President of the Central Group of HCA from 1994 to 1998. During his more than 30 years of healthcare experience, he has also held various executive positions with National Medical Enterprises (now known as Tenet Healthcare Corporation). Mr. Shelton previously served on the Boards of the Federation of American Hospitals and the American Hospital Association.
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