Ginder Lecture with Alan Butler, CEO of Erickson Senior Living
The Future of Senior Living
with Alan Butler
In the midst of a changing health care environment, an aging population, and a global pandemic, leaders in health care are forging new paths for the future of senior living.
Join us for our annual Ginder Lecture as we explore these themes with Alan Butler, CEO of Erickson Senior Living, and Alexander Triantis, dean of Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, and learn from their insights on this important industry.
- 5:15 - 6:15 PM Fireside chat between Alan Butler and Carey Business School Dean Alex Triantis
R. Alan Butler is chief executive officer (CEO) of Erickson Senior Living, a national leader in developing and managing continuing care retirement communities. Erickson Senior Living is headquartered in Baltimore, Maryland, and manages 22 campus-style communities in Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia. The company’s communities are home to more than 27,000 residents and employ more than 15,000 people who share a commitment to service.
Prior to becoming CEO of Erickson Senior Living in 2010, Alan spent 14 years as treasurer of Allegis Group, Inc., the largest provider of staffing in the United States with 10,000 employees and revenues of over $10 billion. As treasurer, he was responsible for all treasury functions as well as the company’s capital structure, cash forecasting, revenue cycle, debt placements, credit facilities, and other financial functions. In addition to his role as treasurer, he managed corporate real estate, purchasing, travel, credit, and advised on all mergers and acquisitions. Alan also served as president of Redwood Capital Investments, a private investment company, which focused on investing in privately held companies, real estate, healthcare, energy, distributors, distressed debt, and other medium to large sized companies.
Alan’s diverse leadership career includes holding various credit and lending positions at Bank of America and its predecessor banks from 1986 to 1996. In addition, he has served on numerous boards, including the board of Redwood Capital’s portfolio companies, the Boy Scouts of America (Baltimore), University of Maryland Medical Center, and the University of Maryland Medical System.
Alan holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Maryland, College Park, and a Master of Business Administration from Loyola University, Maryland. He lives outside of Baltimore with his wife and three daughters