Jack Callison, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman
Mr. Callison was appointed as Enlivant’s new Chief Executive Officer and a Board Director in July 2013, concurrent with TPG’s take private acquisition of the organization. Based in Chicago, Enlivant is one of the nation's largest senior living owners and operators with a presence in 27 states across the U.S. As Enlivant's Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Callison is responsible for all aspects of Enlivant’s investment, operations, and financial strategy.
Mr. Callison has over 20 years of senior housing and multifamily leadership experience in both the private and public sectors. From October 2008 to March 2013, Mr. Callison served as Holiday Retirement’s Chief Executive Officer. During this tenure, Holiday Retirement owned and operated approximately 37,000 senior independent living housing units across the United States and Canada and employed over 11,000 employees. Prior to joining Holiday Retirement, Mr. Callison was with Archstone (NYSE: ASN, $22 billion of assets) for 12 years in a variety of senior leadership positions, including President – U.S. Operations. Archstone owned and operated over 70,000 multifamily apartments in the United States and over 10,000 units in Germany. Mr. Callison’s career began at KPMG Peat Marwick as a Certified Public Accountant ("CPA").
Mr. Callison serves on (i) the Medical Center Board of Directors for the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago (www.luriechildrens.org); current member of the Quality Management and Professional Services Committee; (ii) The National Investment Center for Senior Housing and Care ("NIC") Board of Directors (www.nic.org); current Vice Chair, Executive Committee member, Governance and Nominating Committee Chair and Audit Committee member; previous Treasurer and Audit Committee Chair; (iii) Argentum's Board of Directors; currently serves on Argentum's PAC/Advocacy Committee (www.argentum.org); and (iv) the Executive Board for the American Seniors Housing Association ("ASHA"), (www.seniorshousing.org). Mr. Callison is also a member of The Economic Club of Chicago ("ECC") and The Chicago Club. He is also a past board member of Junior Achievement of Colorado.