Jeff T. Hanson

Jeff Hanson

Chairman and CEO

Jeff Hanson has served as our chief executive officer and chairman of the board of directors since January 2013. He is also one of the founders and owners of American Healthcare Investors, an investment management firm that serves as one of our co-sponsors and owns a majority interest in our advisor. Mr. Hanson also served as chief executive officer and chairman of the board of directors of Griffin-American Healthcare REIT II from January 2009 to December 2014. He served as the chief executive officer of Grubb & Ellis Healthcare REIT Advisor, LLC, from January 2009 to November 2011 and as the chief executive officer and president of Grubb & Ellis Equity Advisors, LLC from June 2009 to November 2011. He also served as the president and chief investment officer of Grubb & Ellis Realty Investors, LLC from January 2008 and November 2007, respectively, until November 2011. He also served as the executive vice president, investment programs, of Grubb & Ellis Company from December 2007 to November 2011 and served as chief investment officer of several investment management subsidiaries within Grubb & Ellis’ organization from July 2006 to November 2011. From 1997 to July 2006, prior to Grubb & Ellis’ merger with NNN Realty Advisors, Inc. in December 2007, Mr. Hanson served as senior vice president with Grubb & Ellis’ institutional investment group in the firm’s Newport Beach office. While with that entity, he managed investment sale assignments throughout the Western U.S., with a significant focus on leading acquisitions and dispositions on healthcare-related properties, for major private and institutional clients. During that time, he also served as a member of the Grubb & Ellis President’s Counsel and Institutional Investment Group Board of Advisors. Mr. Hanson received a B.S. degree in Business from the University of Southern California with an emphasis in Real Estate Finance.

Our board of directors selected Mr. Hanson to serve as a director because he is our chief executive officer and has served in various executive roles with a focus on property management and property acquisitions. Mr. Hanson has profound insight into the development, marketing, finance, and operations aspects of our company. He has expansive knowledge of the real estate and healthcare industries and relationships with chief executives and other senior management at real estate and healthcare companies. Our board of directors believes that Mr. Hanson brings a unique and valuable perspective to our board of directors.