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Erickson Senior Living Development Leadership

Sean SandsExecutive Vice President of Real Estate and Development

Sean Sands leads Erickson Senior Living’s real estate and development strategy and execution, including new community expansion and the ongoing development and repositioning of existing Erickson Senior Living-managed communities. Key areas of oversight include land acquisition and entitlements, community master planning and construction, market research, regulatory affairs, and feasibility analysis that support the company’s growth.

Margaret SuitVice President, Development - Architecture

Margaret Suit is responsible for managing and guiding new campus development through the architectural design process with specific regard to the coordination of master planning, common area programming, and design for Erickson Senior Living's independent living and continuing care products.

Steve MontgomeryVice President of Development and Entitlements

Steve Montgomery supports Erickson Senior Living’s nationwide growth in the senior housing market. As vice president of development and entitlements, he is responsible for managing and guiding the entitlement, permitting, and design processes for newly acquired properties.

Scott GenslerVice President, Real Estate Acquisitions and Government Affairs

Scott Gensler leads Erickson Senior Living's real estate acquisitions and government affairs efforts. To meet the company's growth objectives, he spearheads the process of identifying target markets, site selection, and due diligence.

Dawn YeagerVice President, Development - Capital Projects and Continuing Care

Dawn Yeager has been contributing to Erickson Senior Living community development efforts since 1999. In her current role, she is responsible for the initial planning and entitlement of large-scale capital projects, implementation of design and construction, and long-term real estate capital planning.

J. J. WilhourVice President, Development - New Construction

J.J. Wilhour is responsible for overseeing the planning, design, development, and construction of Erickson Senior Living's new communities and expansions, representing over a $3 billion pipeline in the next five years.

Nancy Tegethoff BakerVice President, Market Intelligence

Nancy Tegethoff Baker oversees the company’s primary and secondary market research efforts, including the market feasibility for new developments and acquisitions, market pricing, competitive positioning, and consumer research efforts.

Priya PrasadSenior Director, Development

Priya Prasad has over 15 years of multifaceted real estate development and design experience, with expertise in health care, workplace services, hospitality, and light commercial mixed-use acquisition, development, and construction. A seasoned professional, Priya worked for several Baltimore-based architecture firms before shifting her focus from design to development and construction management.

David BerrienSenior Director, Development

David Berrien has over 25 years of multifaceted real estate development experience, with expertise in senior living, residential multifamily, and light commercial mixed-use acquisition, development, and construction.

Jesse StumpSenior Director, Engineering

Jesse Stump oversees the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering aspects of all new development and renovation projects across Erickson Senior Living’s portfolio.

Bryan PalmerSenior Director, Development - New Construction

Bryan Palmer has more than 30 years of experience designing, developing, entitling, and constructing senior living facilities in 20 states throughout the country. It brings great satisfaction to him to produce facilities which help address the ever-burgeoning demand for senior living.

Jeremy KeimigVice President, Development

Jeremy Keimig is responsible for managing the design of new and existing Erickson Senior Living communities, beginning at the master planning phase, throughout the design process, and during construction for Erickson Senior Living’s independent living products.