NHI Promotes John Spaid to CFO

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — National Health Investors Inc. (NYSE: NHI), a Murfreesboro-based REIT, has promoted John Spaid from executive vice president of finance to chief financial officer.

Spaid will be responsible for finance, strategic planning, investor relations, treasury, tax and accounting.

Spaid joined NHI in March 2016 with over 30 years of experience in private equity, real estate, finance and seniors housing. From November 2015 until joining NHI, he provided consulting services to NHI including acquisition underwriting analyses and board presentations.

Previously, Spaid was with Emeritus Senior Living as its senior vice president of financial planning and analysis, where he led corporate and operational financial analysis and support teams. His responsibilities included forecasting, investor presentations, annual budgets, debt and lease obligation underwriting, M&A processes, financial modeling, due diligence, board presentations and employee development.

Prior to Emeritus, Spaid was an independent financial consultant who provided mergers & acquisition, work-out, and private equity consulting services from 2010 to 2011. He also served as the CFO of a regional assisted living and memory care provider in Redmond, Washington, from 2008 to 2009.

Spaid has a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas and an M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.