STEVEN W. KENNEDY, JR.
Executive Managing Director
Steve is a principal in VIUM Capital managing the firm’s strategic direction in providing capital funding for the seniors housing and healthcare sectors.
Prior to founding VIUM Capital, Steve spent 18 years at Lancaster Pollard as an investment banker and member of the firm’s Executive Committee. As Senior Managing Director, he led the firm’s production in the central United States, overseeing a team of eight bankers. He also managed the firm’s relationship with leaders in Washington, DC. Steve originated and managed seniors housing and healthcare transactions totaling over $2.5 billion.
Steve has a degree in both Economics and Political Science from Denison University and an MBA from The Ohio State University.
ASHLEY M. WILKENS, CPA
Ashley serves as Chief Underwriter at VIUM Capital where she focuses on evaluating and underwriting transactions for the seniors housing and healthcare sectors.
Ashley brings 10+ years of experience in the capital markets, senior living, and healthcare industries. Prior to joining VIUM Capital, Ashley was at B.C. Ziegler & Company where she specialized in strategic advisory, capital formation, and financing engagements for senior living and long-term care providers. In addition, Ashley served as the Chief Operating Officer of Ziegler Financing Corporation.
Ashley graduated summa cum laude from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota majoring in accounting and finance. She is also a Certified Public Accountant.