Our Executive Team

Robert Ross, Chief Development Officer (view resume)

Mr. Ross has more than twenty years’ experience in P&L, operations, real estate development, financial analysis, treasury, and accounting oversight. He has extensive experience in US domestic & international real estate and business start-ups. He supervised the development of three of Autumn’s assisted living projects totaling $37 million. Before Autumn, he worked on the adaptive reuse of over 360,000 square feet of properties and managed over $250 million in assets.

Mr. Ross holds an M.B.A., Northwestern University Kellogg Graduate School of Management and completed executive programs in private equity and valuation at Harvard Business School.

Kerry Bingaman, Chief Administrative Officer (view resume)

Mr. Bingaman is a Certified Public Accountant and accomplished Financial Operations Executive with significant experience in Strategic Planning, Operations, Information Technology, and Finance with the proven ability to integrate systems solutions in Assisted Living. He is well-versed in all aspects of budget development, tax laws, risk management, and regulatory compliance that enable the company to provide the highest level of customer service in the most financially efficient manner.

Mr. Bingaman has a Bachelor of Science – Accounting and a Master of Accountancy from the University of South Florida

John A. DePizzo, Jr., Chairman

Mr. DePizzo, Jr. (Jack) has been in the senior health care business since 1982 and has developed, owned, and/or operated thirty-five communities representing close to 3,000 beds. His specialty has been the acquisition and turnaround of failing and neglected communities. "The best part about successful turnarounds is the satisfaction we get from improving the lives of the residents, families, and employees by injecting care and capital into their home and workplace. It is truly a win/win."

Mr. DePizzo is licensed as a CPA and NHA (National Healthcareer Association). He is a business graduate of Youngstown State University and received The 2009 Outstanding Business Alumnus Award.