Gina Drown was hired as the corporate Operations Director at Georgia Living Management in early 2015. She made an immediate positive impact in several operational areas including managing expenses, developing and implementing new processes and procedures, and managing operations for financial performance. As Operations Director, Gina’s basic responsibilities include identifying operational areas that can be improved and implementing the appropriate programs and procedures to accomplish results. Additionally, she monitors budget areas of all communities, such as labor, revenue, and expenses, to ensure compliance with profitability targets.
Gina came to GLM with over 20 years of healthcare and long term care experience in marketing, public relations, facility management, and regional level management. She held various facility and corporate level positions with Primrose Senior Living, Emeritus Senior Living, Brookdale Senior Living, Assisted Living Concepts and Liberty Senior Living.
Gina graduated with a Bachelor degree from the University of South Carolina. She has completed numerous programs in Dementia Training, Sales and Marketing Training and Medication Management. Gina is a certified Alzheimer’s Support Group Leader, certified as an Assisted Living Administrator in the state of Colorado, has received two nominations for the ALFA National Hero Award, and was an Emeritus Senior Living Family Values Award Winner. She is married to Kip Drown and has two adult daughters.
Sharon Curry, RN, joined Georgia Living Management as their very first Director of Care and Compliance in October of 2021. Sharon’s responsibilities include the hiring and training of all Wellness Directors at our communities and assisting them with any issues or concerns that might come up. She works closely with both Directors of Operations to ensure our communities continue to provide the very best care for our residents.
Sharon received her associate degree in nursing from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College in Tifton Georgia. She quickly discovered her passion was caring for senior adults. Sharon has over 22 years of experience with Georgia Living Senior Care as she began her journey December 1999 as a Lead Resident assistant and grew into the Wellness Director position at Maple Court and Cypress Pond Senior Care, both in Tifton, GA
Sharon lives in Tifton with her husband, Steve, and they have 4 adult children, 8 grandchildren and 4 great grands.
Chandler Dennard joined Georgia Living Management, Inc. in 2017 as the Executive Director of Willow Pond Senior Care before moving to his current role at the GLM Corporate Office. In his role, Chandler is responsible for community operations, marketing strategies, budget approval and financial review, as well as leadership training development.
Chandler came to GLM with over 20 years of experience in education administration. He has extensive experience in market development, operations management, and team building. In 2010, Chandler co-founded and serves as CEO of the Rockin’ Out Alzheimer’s Disease Foundation. A non-profit, The ROAD Foundation is one of the state’s leading fundraisers for Alzheimer’s research, education, and caregiving.
Chandler graduated in 1990, from Georgia Southern, with a degree in Communication Arts with an emphasis in Public Relations. He earned a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Troy University in 2003. Chandler and his wife Kem (GS 90’) have been married for 32 years and have two daughters (Kaylee and Lauren), two sons-in-law (Hunter and Jarret) and one grandson (Pierce).