Renee M. Lohman
President and CEO,
Navigator Homes of MV, Inc.
Renee Lohman has a 32-year history in startup, development, financing, management, and operations of healthcare 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 2018, Ms. Lohman founded and is now president and chief executive officer of Navigator Elder Homes of New England, LLC and Navigator Homes of Martha’s Vineyard, Inc. (a 501 c 3 organization) . 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, including Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard. Currently, Navigator Homes of MV through its partnership with Martha’s Vineyard Hospital (a MGH-Brigham affiliate) will build five new Green House-Inspired homes in beautiful Edgartown, MA, as a replacement to the existing 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 350 Green House model homes in 31 states. Navigator is the first developer of Green House inspired homes in Southeastern MA.
Prior to her focus on disrupting the institutional mode of long -term care, in 2011, Renee moved to Cape Cod, raised over $18M from Blue Cross of MA and Tufts Health Plan, and launched the first Greater-Boston based urgent care company, CareWell Urgent Care Centers.
Before her move to Massachusetts, Ms. Lohman headed the Washington, DC-based health care finance consulting company, The Lohman Group, for 13 years. Renee partnered with physicians to build ambulatory surgical centers, 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 addition to the more recent focus on Urgent Care, her company’s work from 2001-2006 centered also on system reform efforts of the behavioral health system, including Medicaid expansion.
Most recently, Renee is expanding her company to include new small-house elder housing in at least four other communities in Southeastern MA.
In the fall of 2020, Mr. McDonough joined Navigator Homes both as a Board Member and as Senior Vice President for Development with operating responsibility for development and finance.
Between 2001 and 2020, Mr. McDonough served as Director of Development at Johns Hopkins where he was responsible for a range of real estate development projects including mixed-use retail, residential, office, and lab projects in the Baltimore – Washington markets.
Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, between 1990 and 2001, Mr. McDonough held senior management positions at HUD, FDIC, and RTC, 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.
As Vice President for Multifamily Development for the National Housing Partnership, between 1980 and 1990, 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.
Maureen H. Corrigan MSW, LICSW
Green House Educator
Maureen Corrigan joined Navigator Homes of New England initially as a Founding Member, later as a Board Member, and most recently as a Staff Member, filling the position of Educator as part of the Clinical Team of The Green House inspired project on Martha’s Vineyard.
With a BA in Sociology and an Internship in the Mental Health Outpatient Clinic at The Memorial Hospital, Worcester, MA, Ms.Corrigan began her social work career at Cape Cod Hospital, where she established and managed the Social Services Department, from 1968-1970. She defined the role of social worker in a hospital setting and educated the medical staff to receive social services as an integral part of the team of health care providers.
In 1979, following the death of her husband, she created Bridge To Other Widowed, a program developed to support young widowed persons and sponsored by Catholic Social Services, Hyannis, MA. The group program, facilitated by Ms.Corrigan provided support to hundreds of widowed persons over a period of ten years.
Maureen enrolled in Boston College Graduate School of Social Work, MSW program in 1981 and was awarded a Master’s Degree in Clinical Social Work in 1984. She became licensed by the State of Massachusetts as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in1986.
Her post Master’s social work experience has been extensive and includes:
1984-1985 MA Department of Social Services
1985-1987 The Head Injury Center at Lewis Bay
1987-1992 Hospice of Cape Cod, Hospice Foundation of Cape Cod Inc.
1992-2021 Private Practice for Psychotherapy, Clinical Supervision and Consultation Services
Ms.Corrigan continued her education including:
1987-1990 Boston College Graduate School of Social Work, DSW program. She completed three years of doctoral studies with concentration on Bereavement Research and the Efficacy of Group Work
1990-1993 Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy, Belmont, MA. Affiliate Member
2018- Trained Educator, The Green House Project