Josh Crisp is a senior living executive with over 14 years of experience in development, construction, & management across the southeast. Josh is Founder & CEO of Solinity, a senior living development & management company designed to reshape the industry to better meet the needs of the aging & create intergenerational communities.
Prior to the inception of Solinity, Josh founded TLC Senior Living Management & Consulting which led to his leadership in Dominion Senior Living. In 2014, Dominion designed, built, & managed five new communities in East Tennessee & hired several hundred new team members. Josh also assisted other senior living developers & facility owners in various capacities from third party management to strategic consulting, & team building.
Josh is an active voice to legislature; he serves as Chairman of the Assisted Living Standing Committee & Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam appointed Josh to the Board for Licensing Health Care Facilities in 2014. The board provides regulatory authority over all licensed health care facilities in the state of Tennessee.
Josh has served on a number of civic & professional boards including a strategic committee for the College of Public Health at East Tennessee State University & LeadingAge Tennessee where he served as Secretary for the Board’s Executive Committee & chaired the Public Policy Committee.
For fun, Josh enjoys working out & preparing for obstacle course races. His latest adventure is completing his second 1,098-mile bike ride with a group of cyclists who raised funds for the Alzheimer’s Research Initiative at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. In 2017 with the first event, the cyclists raised over $100,000 for the Pat Summitt Foundation in honor of legendary basketball coach Pat Summitt’s 1,098 career NCAA wins. Josh co-founded Pedal for Alzheimer’s, Ltd., a 501(c)3 non-profit organization committed to raising awareness & funds for Alzheimer’s disease by organizing & hosting cycling events.
In the spring of 2018, Crisp launched a podcast specifically designed to inform, educate, and influence the senior housing industry. The passion project is a partnership of several like-minded influencers that formed the brand: Bridge the Gap. The weekly show releases episodes in audio and video platforms including iTunes and YouTube and already has a great following and is creating a buzz among stakeholders in the senior housing and program services areas.
Josh resides in Fountain City, Tennessee with his wife, Lauren, & their three children.