Healthcare >> CEO Interviews >> January 19, 2009

Granger Cobb – Emeritus Corporation (esc)

GRANGER COBB, co-CEO of Emeritus Corporation, has 22 years of senior management experience in the senior residential, assisted living and skilled nursing industries. Prior to joining Emeritus in 2007, he served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a Director of Summerville, since 2000. Mr. Cobb joined Summerville in 1998 with its acquisition of Cobbco, Inc., a California-based assisted living company, which he founded in 1989. Mr. Cobb is active in several industry associations and has served on the Boards of the Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA), the National Investors Center and the political action committees for ALFA and the California Assisted Living Association. Profile
TWST: Would you begin with a brief historical sketch of the company followed

with a picture of things as they are now?

Mr. Cobb: We are one of the largest operators of assisted living and