Founder & Principal
Mr. Finley is a founding member of Ascent. His professional career in finance and real estate began spans 17 years and began with Arthur Andersen in their tax consulting practice. He then worked for ProLogis in various capacities ultimately serving as fund manager for a $2 billion property trust which was publicly traded on the Australian Stock Exchange. Mr. Finley later worked in finance and development capacities for a Colorado-based, regional development firm with a focus on senior living. He has been an entrepreneur focused on senior living development, operations & consulting since 2008. He received a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Arkansas and a Masters of Taxation from the University of Denver. He is a Certified Public Accountant (non‐practicing) licensed in the State of Colorado.
Mr. Finley is responsible for the strategic direction of the company, its communities, and future growth opportunities. He has particular expertise in and responsibility for capital procurement, banking and investor relations, long term capital planning, as well as all financial and accounting activities. In addition to these functions, he is involved with project development, market feasibility, financial modeling, project design, governmental approvals and asset management functions for the Company.