Louis O. Kiang is Erickson Living's New Director of Development

OVERLAND PARK, KS (October 9, 2013) -- Erickson Living, manager and developer of Tallgrass Creek retirement community, has selected Louis O. Kiang as its Director of Development. In this new position, Kiang will play a key role in the company’s future project development, design, and management.

Kiang has over 25 years of experience working with major national banks and real estate development companies. His expertise includes property acquisition and improvement, development and design, and leasing and sales.

Prior to joining Erickson Living, Kiang held several management positions with development companies. That experience reflects his superior leadership skills and expertise in strategic and talent management, project and investment analysis, transaction negotiations, and business-plan execution.

Kiang’s prior positions have included serving as Executive Director of BioBat, Inc.; as a member of the executive management team at Townsend Capital, LLC; as a founding member of Wexford Science and Technology, LLC; and as a Senior Vice President at Bank of America.

“Louis’s technical skills are a perfect fit for Erickson Living as we continue to grow our developing communities while also pursuing additional development in current and new markets,” said Rick Slosson, Erickson Living’s Senior Vice President of Development. “These are exciting times for Erickson Living. We are aggressively taking steps to bring the Erickson lifestyle to as many seniors as possible.”

Kiang holds an MBA in finance and a BA in business/marketing from the University of Maryland, College Park. He is a mentor at the University of Maryland Colvin Institute’s Master of Real Estate Development program. He has also served as adjunct professor in the John Hopkins University Real Estate program.

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