John Erickson is the Founder, CEO, and Executive Chairman of RLTV. A native of Baltimore, Maryland, John Erickson was the founder, chair, and served as CEO of Erickson Living, formerly Erickson Retirement Communities, for 29 years. Erickson developed RLTV to empower mature adults by providing them with programming that is not only entertaining, but also inspiring and educational. In addition to RLTV, Erickson is the founder of The Erickson Tribune, a rapidly growing monthly newspaper with a circulation of nearly half million readers.