Don is an industry veteran with over 35 years of diverse experience in senior healthcare and housing that includes real estate development of over $1.2 Billion, more than $275 Million in financing, asset acquisitions and divestiture, strategic planning, asset management, marketing, market feasibility, health planning, and accounting.
Don has been responsible for the development or acquisition of more than 200 senior healthcare or housing projects. Don currently serves Artis as President and Chief Executive Officer. His career has included positions in senior management and leadership at Manor Care, Inc. and Marriott. Don was a founding partner and member of the Board of Directors of Somerford Corp. Don also serves as the managing partner of Great Falls Heritage Partners, LLC, owner of a memory care assisted living residence in Great Falls, Virginia and is a partner and managing member of Olney Assisted Living, in Olney, Maryland. Don has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Columbia Union College, has attended graduate classes at the University of Maryland and University of Michigan, and is a graduate of the Marriott Executive Management Program.