Roxanne M. Martino
ROXANNE M. MARTINO has been a director of Ventas since 2016. Ms. Martino is the Managing Partner of OceanM19. From 1990 to 2016, Ms. Martino led Aurora Investment Management L.L.C. (“Aurora”) and its predecessor companies, including acting as CEO, Partner, and Chair of the Investment Committee. Over nearly three decades, Ms. Martino built the Chicago firm into one of the largest managers in the fund-of-funds industry, managing $14 billion at Aurora's peak. In 2012, Aurora won Hedge Funds Review’s Best Diversified Fund of Hedge Funds over 10 years. Prior to joining Aurora, Ms. Martino was a General Partner of Grosvenor Capital Management. She began her career at Coopers & Lybrand, now PwC, where she was a senior manager focusing on the commodities and securities areas. Ms. Martino received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame in 1977 and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago in 1988. Ms. Martino is the Co-chair of the Booth Council at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, the Chairperson of the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago and its Medical Center as well as Chair of its Executive and Governance Committees, on the Executive Committee of the Board of The Economic Club of Chicago, and for over 28 years, she has been a Director of Thresholds, a Chicago based not-for-profit psychiatric rehabilitation organization. She is on the Board of Bottom Line, a nonprofit guidance organization helping low income, first generation high school students get in and graduate from college. In 2015, Ms. Martino was an inaugural inductee into the InvestHedge Hall of Fame and was recognized as one of “50 Leading Women in Hedge Funds,” by the Hedge Fund Journal and was honored by DePaul University as the “DePaul University Financial Executive of the Year” based on her lifetime of professional achievement.