Erickson Living Announces Expansion of Leadership Team With New Executive Vice President of Business Strategy and Development

Veteran Business and Financial Executive Joins Corporate Executive Team

BALTIMORE, MD--(Marketwired - July 11, 2016) - As demand for quality and affordable senior housing and health care services increases, Erickson Living continues to take steps to enhance its position and product offerings in the senior marketplace. As a result, the company has named Sean Sands as the executive vice president of business strategy and development. In this new executive role, Sean will oversee all aspects of strategy and business development to support company growth and business opportunities.

Sands is a 28-year business and financial services veteran and native of Baltimore. Most recently, he served as the Regional Vice President and head of the Maryland corporate banking division of Wells Fargo. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Sands served as a Principal and investment banking professional with SC&H Capital in Sparks, Maryland. Previously, he spent 10 years as a senior relationship manager in commercial banking with Wells Fargo predecessors Wachovia Bank and First Union National Bank in Baltimore. He began his commercial banking career with First National Bank of Maryland.

"We are excited to welcome such an experienced and respected business veteran to our team," said Alan Butler, Erickson Living's chief executive officer. "With a projected company investment in excess of $1 billion in new construction over the next five years, Sands' wisdom and expertise will play a key role in helping Erickson Living stay more strongly positioned in the industry than ever."

Sands holds a bachelor's degree in business administration and a master's degree in finance from Loyola University Maryland's Sellinger School of Business. Named in 2004 as one of the Baltimore Business Journal's 40 under 40 business leaders, he is also active in the Baltimore community, where he currently serves as a board member with the Living Classrooms Foundation and the Economic Alliance of Greater Baltimore.

Photo: Sean Sands, Executive Vice President of Business Strategy and Development.

About Erickson Living

Erickson Living, based in Baltimore, Maryland, is a nation-leading developer and manager of continuing-care retirement communities. Further information regarding Erickson Living is available at

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Sean Sands, Executive Vice President of Business Strategy and Development.

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Contact Information:

Dan Dunne
Director of Communications
Erickson Living
Phone: (410) 916-6338