Tom DeRosa is Chief Executive Officer of Welltower Inc. (NYSE: HCN), an S&P 500 company. Under his leadership, the company has grown into the global leader in health care real estate with a broad, diversified portfolio across the United States, United Kingdom and Canada. Together with its operating partners, the company is connecting health care delivery providers and properties to create more healthful environments for an aging population and to drive efficiencies in healthcare delivery. Since Mr. DeRosa assumed his current position in April 2014, the company’s enterprise value has grown to over $40 billion dollars. He has served as a Director of the Company since 2004. Mr. DeRosa is former Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer of The Rouse Company, a position he held from September 2002 until November 2004 when The Rouse Company merged with General Growth Properties, Inc. From 1992 to September 2002, Mr. DeRosa held various positions at Deutsche Bank AG, DB Alex. Brown, and Alex. Brown & Sons including Global Co-Head of the Health Care Investment Banking Group. Mr. DeRosa’s extensive background in health care, real estate and capital markets has allowed him to uniquely position the company as a leading proponent for collaboration across the continuum of healthcare, including seniors housing, independent living, memory care, post-acute and outpatient medical facilities. Throughout his career, Mr. DeRosa has championed diversity and inclusiveness believing that innovation and business success stems from a creative mix of personalities, skills and backgrounds. Mr. DeRosa has extensive corporate governance experience and has sat on the Board of four NYSE companies: Dover Corporation; CBL & Associates Properties, Inc.; Empire State Realty Trust, Inc.; and Health Care REIT, Inc. He has previously served on the Board of Directors of Georgetown University and as a member of the Health Advisory Board of the Michael Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins University. Mr. DeRosa currently is governor of the World Economic Forum and serves on the Board of Argentum, the largest senior living association in the US. He is a frequent speaker on the growth of aging populations and the devastating impact of dementia on people, their families and health care delivery systems. Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer (until November 2004) of The Rouse Company (real estate development); Global Co-Head, Health Care Investment Banking Group, Deutsche Bank AG (from 1999 to 2002); Managing Director, Alex. Brown & Sons, Bankers Trust (from 1997 to 1999); Director of Health Care REIT, Inc. (REIT with investments in health care facilities) (since 2004); Director of Value Retail PLC (luxury outlet shopping development) (since July 2005).