All successful organizations require a team of dedicated leaders to guide its progress a team of people with the training, experience and commitment to change for the good. All must believe in the importance of the work of the new entity and its future. Navigator Elder Homes of New England has created such a team for a future of solid growth, innovation and ongoing improvements in how we care for our elders with a highly skilled management team and future staff. Key members of the Navigator Management Team are:
Renee M. Lohman
President and CEO,
Navigator Elder Homes of New England, LLC
Navigator Elder Homes of New England, LLC
Renee Lohman has a 30-year history in startup, development, financing, management and operations of health care services companies, including health systems, urgent care centers, Federally Qualified Health Centers, ambulatory-surgical/urgent/ and primary care centers and health care management organizations.
In April 2018, Ms. Lohman founded and is now president and chief executive officer of Navigator Elder Homes of New England, LLC. Renee and her founding partners are serving as the catalyst to meet the housing and healthcare needs of the growing number of elders and people living with disabilities in Southeastern, Massachusetts, with a focus on Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard. Currently, Navigator Elder Homes of New England, LLC is contracted with MGH Brigham and its affiliate, Martha’s Vineyard hospital to build five new Green House model homes in beautiful Edgartown, MA, as a replacement to the institutional model of a skilled nursing center, Windemere Nursing and Rehab Center. The Green House Project (thegreenhouseproject.org) has guided the new development of over 300 Green House model homes in 31 states. Navigator is the first developer of Green House homes in SE MA.
Prior to her focus on disrupting the institutional mode of skilled nursing homes, in 2011, Renee moved to the Cape , raised over $18M from Blue Cross of MA and Tufts Health Plan to start the first Greater-Boston based urgent care company, CareWell Urgent Care.
Before her move to Massachusetts, Ms. Lohman headed the Washington, DC-based health care finance consulting company, The Lohman Group, for 13 years. Her company’s work centered on urgent care center and ambulatory surgical center development, and she also was consultant to several hospital systems which were growing urgent care facilities. During 2007-2012, The Lohman Group played key roles in development and/or operation of 57 urgent care centers in 23 states.
In Washington, Ms. Lohman also served in hospital administration and worked with physician partners to establish new models for ambulatory care.
Maureen H. Corrigan MSW, LICSW
Maureen’s experience as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker has spanned a wide array of services to people of all ages and their families since 1986. Prior to joining the Head Injury Center at Lewis Bay, Hyannis, she was a social worker for the MA Department of Social Services early in her career. From 1987-1992, she was Director of Social Services and Supervisor of Clinical Staff for Hospice of Cape Cod She then began a private practice in Yarmouth Port, where she provided psychotherapy, clinical supervision and consultation services. Maureen holds degrees in in Sociology and Social Work and has completed three years of Doctoral studies with a concentration in Bereavement Research in the DSW program, Boston College Graduate School of Social Work. From 1990-1993, she was admitted to the Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy, Inc., in Belmont.
Prior to joining the Navigator Team in 2020, Mr. McDonough served as Director of Development at Johns Hopkins from 2001 to 2020, where he was responsible for originating and managing more than six billion dollars in real estate debt and equity financings in the public and private capital markets.
Working in the private sector, as Vice President for Multifamily Development for the National Housing Partnership, he structured and closed over $250 million in debt and equity financings while developing 10 new apartment communities primarily in the Chicago, Washington and Florida markets.
Mr. McDonough began his career in real estate serving as the Housing Program Manager for the Mayor of Boston, where he was responsible for the rehabilitation of 45,000 housing units, and reorganizing the Boston Housing Authority pursuant to a court ordered Consent Decree.
Mr. McDonough holds a Master’s Degree in City Planning from Harvard University, and a BS in Economics from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.