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

Maker of leaders. Convivium Creator. Flattener of hierarchies. Gym rat. Little league coach. Second grade spelling champion. Pocket square enthusiast. Husband. Father of fearless four.

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.

Allen Burke

Allen Burke

Chief Financial Officer

Strategic finance guy. Risk manager. Forecaster. Cat herder. Distance Runner. Reader. Husband and Dad to two of the worlds cutest kids.

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.

Charlie Sabin

Charlie Sabin

Managing Director of Development

Builder. Bricks and sticks guy. Developer. Reading insomniac. Grandad to four. Blessed man.

Tom Gorski

Tom Gorski

Investment Associate

Jacob Murray

Jacob Murray

Mid-Atlantic President

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

Michelle Anderson

Michelle Anderson

Sales Enablement Lead

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.

Cindi Echelson

Cindi Echelson

Operations Lead

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

Cade McDonald

Cade McDonald

Continuous Improvement Lead

VIP worker bee in Thrive Hive. Trailblazer. Fast pitch assistant coach. Proud mini-van owner (17 cup holders). ChapStick addict.

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.

Catherine McDonald

Catherine McDonald

Operations Lead

Diva of details. Partner to PPMs. Community Fun-ologist. Gym rat. Bargain hunter. Ovarian cancer survivor. Triathlete.

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.

Sebastian Medina

Sebastian Medina

Analyst

Doyen of dollars. Budget forecaster. Data diva. Playmate to my dog. Fluent Spanish speaker. Amateur chef. Professional eater.

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.

Kayla Meek

Kayla Meek

Program Coordinator

Educator. Advocate. Cheerleader for active living. Nursing student. Animal lover. Netflix binge watcher.

Sierra Jenkins

Sierra Jenkins

Brand Experience Coordinator

Social network guru. Resource manager. Birthday reminder & planner.
Wife of Sampson. Dog mom to Beauregard Bandit Jenkins. Orange flavor enthusiast.