Mickey has served in the senior living industry for 17 years and is a second-generation senior living professional who grew up visiting properties with his father. To date, he has led over $2 billion of transactions while in leadership positions. Before following in his father’s professional footsteps, Mickey worked in the investment banking and private equity industries and either acquired or brokered middle market consumer products and business services companies. Mickey “officially” began his senior living career in 2005 with his father’s company, WindRiver Companies, a commercial property manager of senior living properties in the South and South-East markets. He initially served as the company’s Chief Financial Officer, however, as a result of the company’s success, he was promoted to the Chief Executive Officer. During Mickey’s 13-year tenure at WindRiver, the company managed 31 properties producing $70 million in revenue and $430 million of asset value.
In 2011, Mickey founded ILP Asset Management to capitalize his successful track record in acquiring, developing, and managing senior living businesses. During his tenure at ILP Asset Management the company provided oversight to 28 senior living properties that generated $105 million in annual revenue and employing 1,500 people in three states. Mickey is a prior Executive Board Member to the American Seniors Housing Association as well as a prior Board Member to WindRiver Management Corporation and the Dallas Wind Symphony. Mickey graduated from Southern Methodist University with an Honors Degree in Finance and received an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. Mickey and his family live in Erie, Colorado and are active members at Impact Rock Church.