J. Franklin Farrow

Franklin Farrow, 52, is co-founder and chief executive officer of Independent Healthcare Properties, LLC (IHP). Farrow has over 25 years of knowledge and experience in real estate development, construction, operations and financing of senior healthcare services. He has been actively involved in the direct supervision and launching of new nursing care and assisted living communities along with development of senior housing campuses in several southern states. Farrow currently oversees the operations, development, and financing of 37 assisted living communities for IHP.

Coupled with his IHP responsibilities, Farrow also provides leadership and support to several area non-profit organizations as a board member for the East Tennessee Symphony Orchestra, Samaritan Center, Inc. (a community service organization), Bible In The Schools board, the board of trustees for Southern Adventist University and the Tennessee advisory board of the Trust for Public Land.

A graduate of Southern Adventist University with a degree in business administration, he is also an alumnus of Leadership Chattanooga. Along with being actively involved in his church, Farrow enjoys most all outdoor activities especially hiking and cycling. He and his wife, along with two children, have lived in Chattanooga, Tennessee for the past 37 years.