Rustin Becker

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Rustin Becker

Rustin Becker

President & CEO

Rustin Becker has been exclusively focused on delivering effective outcomes in healthcare and senior living for more than 25 years. As President & CEO, he is results driven and leads ERDMAN’s multidisciplinary team of experts. Through his commitment to excellence, Rustin is instrumental in developing solutions that deliver extraordinary experiences and provide sustainable financial, operational, and strategic results. His expertise has also been showcased as a speaker at a wide range of national conferences, and he has served as a research partner with multiple academic institutions and nonprofit organizations. As ERDMAN’s leader, Rustin is focused on maintaining the firm’s steady growth through differentiated offerings, a spirit of innovation, and a constructive culture anchored in ERDMAN’s values and common purpose.

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I believe being healthy is a significant part of happiness and living life to the fullest. Access to high-quality healthcare is an essential to educating and maintaining healthy communities.

David Lubar

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David Lubar

David Lubar

Principal Owner

David Lubar joined Lubar & Co. in 1983 and currently serves as President and CEO. Lubar & Co. is a family office for the Lubar family and a private investment firm founded in 1977 that invests in middle market operating companies with a focus on long-term growth.

Prior to joining Lubar & Co., David was with Wells Fargo Bank (f/k/a Norwest Bank N.A.) in Minneapolis for five years serving in the Commercial Banking Department.

David is a member of the Board of Directors of Ixonia Bank, the Milwaukee Brewers Baseball Club, as well as many private investment and operating companies. He is a former director of BMO Financial Corp. and the Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. David is or has also served on the Board of many not-for-profit organizations, including Froedtert Health System (past chairman), Greater Milwaukee Committee (past chairman), Medical College of Wisconsin, and others.

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ERDMAN has a long history of proven success as a premier provider of integrative solutions to the healthcare and senior living markets. Built on a culture of constructive leadership and sound, ethical values, ERDMAN is committed to excellence and building healthier communities.

Bruce Cohen

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Bruce Cohen

Bruce Cohen

Director

Bruce is the CEO of Wrightwood Financial, a real estate investment firm, and currently serves as Strategic Advisor to Sterling Bay, a real estate development and investment company. Bruce is responsible for an array of strategic and capital related initiatives at Sterling Bay, with particular focus on the firm’s Lincoln Yards $6 billion mixed-use community being developed on more than 55 acres in Chicago’s Lincoln Park. He has extensive experience creating and building platforms, recruiting best-in-class teams, developing innovative investment strategies, and raising capital. Bruce is a recognized industry leader with longstanding and active memberships in the Urban Land Institute, Pension Real Estate Association, and the Real Estate Roundtable.

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For years, I have watched with admiration how ERDMAN’s management team has navigated through volatile real estate, financial, and healthcare cycles, all while staying ahead of the curve on delivering value to its healthcare and senior living clients. I have taken great pride in serving on ERDMAN’s Board since 2013 and look forward to its continued industry thought leadership.

Brian Happ

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Brian Happ

Brian Happ

Chairman

Brian Happ is ERDMAN’s Chairman and a company owner. Extending the firm’s culture of leadership, integrity, and standing behind our work, Brian has committed ERDMAN to help healthcare and senior living leaders realize their strategic and operational goals. This has been achieved by aligning business strategies and specific objectives with the right real estate solutions, including a particular focus on the patient and resident experience.

Prior to his current role, Brian served as an executive in key areas within ERDMAN for over 20 years. During his tenure, he has developed and executed market-focused strategies built on a foundation of behavioral-based leadership and culture. His vision and leadership were also instrumental in ownership transitions from a family business to private equity, to publicly traded, and to now professionally owned. Additionally, Brian has led ERDMAN through uncertainties and changes in healthcare and senior living over the past decade, including the coronavirus pandemic. Brian’s leadership and vision has positioned ERDMAN for long-term, sustained growth as a trusted partner built on a nationally ranked culture of constructive leadership and values.

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Having access to high-quality health and senior care leads to healthier communities, more engaged clinicians and staff, as well as reduced system costs. This is an area of significant need, and one where ERDMAN can have a direct impact on improving the lives of others. By providing expert guidance to our clients, they can advance the delivery of care in the communities they serve.

Allen Kemp, M.D., MBA

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Al Kemp

Allen Kemp, M.D., MBA

Director and Executive Advisor

Dr. Kemp is a talented and accomplished senior executive with extensive healthcare experience. He has the proven ability to enhance financial stability, oversee clinical operations, coordinate mergers and acquisitions, and develop strategic alliances. He is also an expert in providing corporate and board governance. His consistent record in improving operational quality, managing medical personnel, and implementing technology offers keen insights into enhancing processes and care delivery. Dr. Kemp is additionally skilled in contract negotiations and familiar with nonprofit and for-profit operations, as well as publicly traded companies. His industry expertise is incredibly valuable as a board member and executive advisor to ERDMAN.

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As a scientist and physician, I have dedicated my life and career to taking care of people and improving access to high quality healthcare. I believe by investing in our society’s economy and in providing good healthcare, we will narrow the gap that is too prevalent today. Together we can create a more equitable healthcare system.