James L. Bellinson
Mr. Bellinson is the Managing Member and founder of Riverstone Communities, which owns and operates 85 manufactured housing communities in 11 states. In 2012, Mr. Bellinson co-founded Peas and Carrots Hospitality LLC, a restaurant holding company that owns restaurants in Michigan and Chicago. He previously served as President and Chief Operating Officer of Arcadia Services, Inc., a national health care provider in 21 states that was sold in 1997 to Integrated Health Services, Inc., a New York Stock Exchange company. In 2015, Mr. Bellinson co-founded Riverstone Growth Partners, which is a private equity group. Also in 2015, he co-founded Brilliant Detroit, a non-profit that buys homes in underserved Detroit neighborhoods and converts them to free early childhood learning centers. Mr. Bellinson is active in several other philanthropic organizations in the Detroit area. He graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in Economics. He also earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of San Diego, College of Law, and became a bar-certified attorney in the State of Michigan. Our board considered Mr. Bellinson's knowledge of the business community in our market area and his overall extensive business and management level experience in determining that he should be a member of our board and Nominating and Governance Committee.