Redmond-based Aegis Living has selected Rich Lange as its new chief financial officer. Lange will oversee accounting, finance, tax, IT and real estate development where his background fits to oversee future growth and construction as Aegis Living continues to expand. Aegis has a compus in Kirkland and one in Bothell.
Lange brings a long history of versatility and accomplishments as an operations and financial leader working with key stakeholders including banks, investors, governmental and non-governmental agencies. He was CFO of Petersen-Dean, Inc., a company of 2,000 employees, and division president of northern California for the Ryland Group, named one of the nation’s top 10 homebuilders. He was also CFO of CityView, where he was fund manager of a $1 billion fund at CalPERS, the largest public pension fund in the United States.
Aegis Living CEO and founder Dwayne Clark says, “Rich comes to us with incredible development and finance background and positions us for the six projects coming on line in the Seattle area. His leadership working at billion-dollar companies positions us well for growth. We’re lucky to have a man of his caliber leading construction development and finance area.”
“I’m excited to join the great culture of Aegis Living, a company that is a national leader in providing exceptional living opportunities for our senior population,” Lange said. “Dwayne Clark is well known and admired in the industry and it is a pleasure being part of the great team here in Redmond. I am also very excited to live in the greater Seattle area and being part of the larger community.”
Lange’s deep expertise in homebuilding and real estate development spans 25 years and includes serving as vice president of operations for Pulte Homes in Las Vegas, and executive vice president and CFO of Lyle Anderson Companies in Arizona. Lange is a certified public accountant with a master’s degree from DePaul University and a bachelor’s degree from University of Notre Dame.
Clark adds, “Finding the right culture fit is one of the most important factors in finding the right person to fill the CFO role. I am confident we found that person in Rich. He brings a strong track record of integrity and professionalism to the position.”
Lange has served on various community boards including Habitat for Humanity, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and Junior Achievement.
He is a father of two college sons and will relocate from San Francisco with his wife, Michele, to join Aegis’ home office staff in Redmond.