Founder and CEO
At 25 and with just $10,000, Mr. Turner left behind a career on Wall Street to transform the way
health care is delivered. In 2002, he moved back to Indiana to found Mainstreet, now the country’s
largest developer of transitional care properties.
Mainstreet’s innovation and strategic vision, supported by access to capital, have been the keys to
success. The Mainstreet real estate companies are made up of Mainstreet Property Group, a
private real estate development company, and Mainstreet Health Investments (TSX: HLP), a
publicly-traded real estate investment company traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Mr. Turner,
39, serves as the chairman of HLP. Previously, in November of 2014, Mainstreet sold another
publicly-traded company, Healthlease Properties REIT, to Welltower (NYSE: HCN) as a part of an
announced $2.3 billion partnership.
A sought-after speaker, Mr. Turner is regularly interviewed by trade publications and national media
outlets alike. His numerous awards include being named EY’s (Ernst & Young) 2015 Entrepreneur
of the Year for the Ohio Valley region and named to Real Estate Forum’s 2014 “50 under 40” class.
Mr. Turner graduated from Taylor University, where he earned bachelor’s degrees in both
international business and business administration/systems. He and his wife, Milissa, have eight
children—all 11 years old and younger – and live in Carmel, Indiana. They attend Harvest Bible
Chapel North Indy.
Chief Administrative Officer
Nicole Bickett is known for her positive leadership in problem-solving and detail oriented process implementation to optimize growth. In her role as chief administrative officer, Nicole oversees Mainstreet’s strategy, program development, process optimization, information technology, human resources, facilities management, marketing, culture and infrastructure of the organization.
Nicole came to Mainstreet with a diverse background in project management, sales and marketing, process improvement, solutions implementation and human resources management. Seeing the same process needs reflected across industries over her more than 20-year career, Nicole founded VisionBridge Consulting firm. Dedicated to improving businesses through building, streamlining and documenting systems that increase productivity and profitability. After consulting to define and improve company processes at Mainstreet for a year, Nicole joined the Mainstreet team full-time in August 2011.
Nicole earned a B.A. from Indiana University and an MBA from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.
She is a volunteer with Christian Youth Theatre, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana, Dress for Success and the Dayspring Center.
Chief Financial Officer
Jennifer Pressley stands on more than 20 years experience in insurance. As the chief financial officer of insurance at Mainstreet, Jennifer oversees all insurance team initiatives including designing investment products and ensures Mainstreet’s corporate risks are effectively and efficiently insured.
Prior to joining Mainstreet, Ms. Pressley served as chief accounting officer of OneAmerica Financial Partners, a life and health insurance holding company with over $35 billion in assets; and she spent time with an SEC registrant as senior vice president of internal audit with a lead in guiding Sarbanes-Oxley implementation. Jennifer has extensive experience in finance, mergers and acquisitions, risk management and internal controls over financial reporting. She has successfully implemented various finance initiatives relating to complex areas including convertible debt, derivatives, business combinations and other strategies.
Jennifer began her career with the State of Indiana Department of Insurance. She also served at PricewaterhouseCoopers and OneAmerica Financial Partners, Inc. Most recently, Jennifer was senior vice president of internal audit at Stonegate Mortgage Corporation.
Jennifer earned a bachelor’s in accounting from Ball State University, as well as the Stanley K. Lacy Executive Leadership Series. She is also a certified public accountant and an active member of Orchard Park Presbyterian Church, where she teaches Sunday school and serves as a treasurer.
Executive Vice President – Production / General Counsel
Christopher J. Lukaart has served as Mainstreet's general counsel since 2008. In this role, he oversees and manages all legal affairs for Mainstreet. He is responsible for a wide range of legal issues that relate to Mainstreet's activities, operations and mission, including employment matters, government affairs, intellectual property matters, contract development and review, mergers and acquisitions, and real estate development. Mr. Lukaart is also responsible for the management and oversight of Mainstreet's outside legal service providers.
Before entering private practice, Mr. Lukaart served as an appellate clerk for the Indiana Court of Appeals. He most recently practiced with Krieg DeVault LLP, focusing on commercial real estate acquisitions and development.
Mr. Lukaart graduated from Valparaiso University Law School magna cum laude in 2000. He is currently licensed to practice law in both Indiana and Michigan.
Executive Vice President – Mainstreet Health
Darryl Wellinghoff is the senior vice president of business development at Mainstreet. He oversees all aspects of business development, including identifying opportunities, building partnerships and creating long-term strategic vision.
Mr. Wellinghoff’s career in the health care industry spans more than 15 years, mostly at The Medicines Company, where he rose to senior vice president over the Americas. While at The Medicines Company, he led the sales organization through five simultaneous product launches that spanned three pathways of care, landing him the company MVP award 10 times. He’s also been recognized by the Duke Clinical Research Institute for his leadership in reducing heart attack mortality rates.
Darryl earned his bachelor’s degree from Florida State University. He enjoys traveling, boating, skiing, and spending time with his wife Colleen their three teenagers. He’s served on the boards for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation—Tidewater and is part of the American College of
Chief Investment Officer
Scott Fankhauser is the chief investment officer at Mainstreet. Scott is responsible for the overall finance function including strategic finance, debt and equity capital raising, deal analysis, acquisitions, and financial partnerships.
Prior to joining Mainstreet, Scott served as an entrepreneur-in-residence at Launch Indiana, and as an executive advisor of eCeptacle, a 2016 CES Top-10 Digital Innovation start-up. From its inception in 2014 until it was acquired in 2015 as part of the acquisition of its parent company, Scott was the CEO of OPEN, LLC, a wholly-owned educational SaaS initiative of a large multinational organization. From 2011-2013, Scott was the CEO of Eclipse Berry Farms, LLC (“EBF”), where he led the turn-around, 2x growth, and recapitalization efforts of the $200mm enterprise.
From 2007 through 2011, Scott was director of acquisitions at Teays River Investments, LLC, a private equity firm with over $1 billion in assets under management. Scott was a voting member of the boards of the companies in which Teays invested.
Scott earned his BA as well as an MBA in finance from Indiana University. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives, and is on the board for Mainstreet Capital Partners.