Meet The Team

Meet the Team - Thrive Senior Living

Atlanta, GA is the birthplace of Thrive. It’s our Thrive Hive. You will find some of the most joyful, hard working, servant-minded men and women in America in this office. Simply put, our leaders believe that if we love and lead our team well, they will, in turn, love our residents well.

Jeramy Ragsdale

Jeramy Ragsdale

Founder

Visionary. Trailblazer. Navigator. Lone male in a family of five awesome women. Private pilot. “Slow” marathon runner.

Les Strech

Les Strech

President

Captain of our ship. Flattener of hierarchies. Cultural architect. “Thrive OS” designer. Convivium creator. Gym rat. Little League coach. Second grade spelling champion. Pocket square enthusiast.

Sebby Kannukkaden

Sebby Kannukkaden

Chief Operating Officer

Operational architect. Red tape cutter. Appreciator of Excel spreadsheets. Father-daughter Top Golf Sundays. Rabid Wolverine. Speed junkie. Aspiring Atlanta Braves bullpen catcher.

Alan Moise

Alan Moise

Chief Investment Officer

Leader. Fundraiser. Investor. Caffeinator. Home entertainer. Game night enthusiast. Texan. Milk-phobic. Church mentor. Limbo champion.

Tammy Marshall

Tammy Marshall

Chief Experience Officer

Believer. Mother. People Lover. Relationship builder. Magnifier of Human Potential. Bio-Hacker. Creatrix. Barefoot Forest Bather, Yogini. Bhakta.

Nicole Moberg

Nicole Moberg

Chief Sales Officer

Builder of people. Sales coach and trainer. Avid investigator. Mom of two. Leadership book hoarder. Quote lover. Proud Canadian. Mentor to aspiring female executives. Running enthusiast. Entrepreneur at age 11.

Balencia Thomas

Balencia Thomas

Director of People Experience

Human Swiss Army knife of job functions. Collaborator. Cheerleader for good performance management. Sunday school teacher. Shopper. Second oldest of eight siblings.

Jennifer McConnell

Jennifer McConnell

Director of Resident Experience

Seeker of smiles. Mom to Hunter and Logan. Amateur photographer. Chef extraordinaire. Beach lover. Promoter of Resident Experience. Regulatory Resource. Risk Management Guru.

Tom Gorski

Tom Gorski

Director of Investments

Finance guy. Book collector. Amateur poker player. Very amateur guitarist. Aspiring armchair physicist.

Jacob Murray

Jacob Murray

Mid-Atlantic President

Thrive Resident. Designer. Intrapreneur. Coach. Family Man. Antique book collector. Runner. Genealogist.

Tate Stewart

Tate Stewart

Director of Leadership Development

Leader of leaders. Fussy team selector. Elder fanatic. Connoisseur of care. Faithful Christian. Husband of future nurse. Dad to one calm daughter and a rambunctious son.

Bronston Carroll

Bronston Carroll

Director of Cultural Alignment

Intrapreneur. Shepard/servant leader. Mentor. Missionary. Workout warrior. Naval Academy gridiron hero.

Scott Smith

Scott Smith

Director of Education & Experience

Educator, Plan implementor, Father of 4 boys, Die-hard Buckeye, VW bus owner, Lifelong learner, Soccer dad.

Michelle Anderson

Michelle Anderson

Sales Enablement Director

Ambassador for senior living to the community. Advocate for Elders. Educator for residents and their families. Mom, Wife. The second-best cook in the family.

Lamont Floyd

Lamont Floyd

Outside Sales Lead

Community coach. Passionate philanthropist. Roll Tide. 1992 NCAA National Champ. Gym guru. Baking boss (AKA Cuppies king).

Rachel Baker

Rachel Baker

Inside Sales Lead

First Impression friend. Exciting educator. Constant connector. Health coach. Vibrant virtuoso. Shopaholic.

Cindi Echelson

Cindi Echelson

Operations Lead

Imaginator. Idea implementer. Community supporter. Aunt of nine. Yogini. Foodie. Green thumb. Admirer of the color yellow.

Kim Gebert

Kim Gebert

Operations Lead

Precision-driven process pre-opener. Groundbreaking coordinator. Party planner. Technology lead. Outdoorswoman. College soccer player. Animal lover. Dog sitter. Peanut M&Ms fiend.

Shari Sargon

Shari Sargon

Controller

Numbers geek. Collaborator. Team builder. Wife. Mom. Voyager. Long distance walker. Emory grad.

Burdette Tatum Jr.

Burdette Tatum Jr.

Accounting Manager

Leader. Trainer. Yardi guy. Workout warrior. Family man to wife, four kids, and one dog. Ambidextrous.

Elizabeth Smith

Elizabeth Smith

Accounting Supervisor

Accountable accountant. Troubleshooter. Nature nut. Volunteer. Mountain woman. Jeep driver. Mom to two Golden Retrievers.

Brittany Mays

Brittany Mays

People Experience Lead

People person. Motivator. Ball of sunshine. Coach. Passionate for Elders. Christ follower. Wife to high school sweetheart. Mom.

Chanaay Thomas

Chanaay Thomas

People Experience Lead

Benefits coordinator. Workers comp wrangler. Passionate about People. Traveler. Bookworm. Ambidextrous.

John Berg

John Berg

Talent Acquisition Lead

Humble talent tracker. People depositor. Outgoing optimist. Golf guru. Funcle. Proud Baylor bear. Determined drummer.

Leslie Harper

Leslie Harper

Property Accountant

Numbers nerd. Guru to business office managers. Social activity director for son Harrison.

Deidra Chaney

Deidra Chaney

Property Accountant

Doubly-entry dabbler. Organization & décor guru. Wife to college sweetheart. Fur mom of 3. Proud Georgia Peach. Wino & wanderer.

Kesha Johnson

Kesha Johnson

Accountant Clerk

Payables processor. Vendor builder. Q&A person for all things vendor. Roller-skater. Runner. Aspiring florist.

Matt Chapman

Matt Chapman

Senior Analyst

Financial forecaster. Refined reporter. Ad-hoc analyst. Gym guru. Emory grad. Leftie. Driver of drones.

Sierra Jenkins

Sierra Jenkins

Brand Experience Coordinator

Social Media mogul. Event celebrator. Workplace wrangler. Proud wifey of Sampson; Blessed dog mom of Beau. Contest conqueror. Disney devotee.