Meet our staff

Fountainview’s staff is well trained and loyal, with administrators serving more than a decade and nursing retention exceeding state and national benchmarks

Executive Staff


William Small, Jr

President and CEO, The Fountainview Companies, Inc.


 

William (Billy) developed The Fountainview Center in 1996, the first long-term care community in Georgia exclusively for individuals with early, mid and late stage Alzheimer’s disease, after conducting extensive research on appropriate care and facility design for people with dementia-related disorders. He is the recipient of the 2013 Georgia Health Care Association Leadership Excellence in Innovation Award for his leadership in finding new ways to improve the lives of residents in long-term care.

Rowland Cocks

CFO, The Fountain Companies, Inc.


 

Rowland is responsible for managing the financial affairs of the The Fountainview Center. He has served in a variety of corporate financial leadership positions and on the Board of Directors for Leading the Way, Geronimo Funds, Family Resource Network and the Vivian Bilby Noble Foundation. He joined The Fountain Companies in 2006.

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John R. Pulliam, MBA-HM, LNHA, LNHAP

Executive Director


 

John has many  years of experience as a licensed nursing home administrator. He oversees the daily operations of the center.

Administrative Staff


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Krystle Black

Director, Admissions and Community Relations


Krystle is responsible for guiding families through the admissions process here at the center. Krystle has an varied background in the senior living industry, having served communities in both assisted living and skilled nursing. She has been part of the team since 2022.

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Theresa Dunn

Director, Financial Services


Theresa oversees Fountainview’s business office, managing residents’ billing and other financial programs. She has over ten years or experience in the accounting field. She joined The Fountainview Center in 2022.

Charles Guinyard

Director, Environmental Services


Charles is responsible for Fountainview’s janitorial services. Prior to joining Fountainview, he held supervisory and management positions with major janitorial companies. He joined Fountainview in 1998.

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Dexter Wallace

Director, Plant Operations


Dexter is responsible for maintaining Fountainview’s physical plant, courtyard and grounds. He joined Fountainview in 2018.

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Darlene Claiborne, CDM-CFPP

Director of Nutritional Services


Darlene is responsible for Fountainview’s nutrition and food services department. She has more than 25 years of nutritiona and food services experience. She returned to the Fountainview team in 2021.

Melissa Perry, LPN

Director, Resident & Family Services


Melissa provides social services support to Fountainview residents and their families. She has more 36 years of health care experience, including as a Certified Nursing Assistant, Licensed Practical Nurse, and as a case management and social services director. She joined Fountainview in 2018.

Christine Sibley, CNA, CAD

Director, Programming


Christine plans and implements activity programs for Fountainview residents. She has more than 24 years of experience as a caregiver in long-term care, serving as a Certified Nursing Assistant and being promoted to Director of Programming in 2018. She joined Fountainview in 2008.
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Terry Kennedy, RN

Director, Family & Staff Education


Terry joined the Fountainview team in 2021.

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Margaret Goodwin

Manager, Business Office and Human Resources


Margaret oversees the business and human resources operations at Fountainview. She brings a varied background of experiences as a human resources manager. She joined Fountainview in 2022.

Clinical Staff


Ramsey Jackson, MD, Geriatrician

Medical Director


Dr. Jackson has been overseeing patient medical care at Fountainview since 2009. A specialist in geriatric medicine with more than two decades of experience, he has been licensed since 1999 by the Georgia Composite State Board of Medical Examiners and certified by the American Board of Family Practice. He solely serves long-term care patients and holds medical directorships at several Atlanta skilled nursing facilities. 

Larry Tune, MD, Geriatric Psychiatry

Associate Medical Director


Dr. Tune has been overseeing the geropsychiatric needs of Fountainview patients for more than a decade. He has more than 40 years’ experience specializing in Geriatric Psychiatry and Psychiatry, with clinical interest in dementia, medication management and psychotherapy. He is affiliated with Emory University Hospital and the Emory Brain Health Center, and serves as Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Program Director Fellowship in Geriatric Psychiatry at Emory University. 

Julius Freeman, RN

Director, Clinical Services


Julius oversees patient care at Fountainview. He has more than 25 years of health care experience, including long-term care roles as Director of Nursing and Regional Director of Clinical Services for Georgia, Tennessee and Florida. He joined Fountainview in 2017.
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Terence Pope, RN

Assistant Director, Nursing


Terence assists in overseeing patient nursing care at Fountainview. He has over more than ten years of experience in long term care nursing. He has served Fountainview as a charge nurse and as the Director of Education. Terence has been a member of the Fountainview team since 2015. 

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Susan Habib

Director, Rehabilitation


Susan oversees all rehabilitation therapy services at Fountainview. She is part of our Aegis partnership and has extensive training in long-term care programs.

Amy Harrison, RN, CMAC

MDS Coordinator


Amy ensures adherence to MDS, a federally mandated assessment of patients at long-term health care facilities. She has more than 30 years of nursing experience and has worked exclusively in long-term care since 2010. She joined Fountainview in 2017.

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OPEN

MDS Coordinator


Testimonials


"You are a very special breed of caretakers who open their hearts to each of your residents. Not only did you embrace our mother and her needs, but you took each of us into your hearts. The love we felt and were shown was so tremendous."

 


Cathy Brown and family

“It was a surprise to us how quickly Mila adjusted to her new home and this was due in large part to all the wonderful people involved in her care. We couldn’t be more grateful to each and every one of you.”

 


George and Elizabeth Petkovich

“Although Dad was only there for two months, you provided excellent care and were there for us when we needed you.”

 


Mickey Wener, Jenny Michaels & Susan Hatfield

“Thank you so very much for the wonderful care you gave to my precious Mama. As I left there each day, I knew that she was in caring and competent hands. I didn’t worry about her for I knew that all of you are dedicated to good care for the residents.”

 


Margaret Lenne

“Thank you for your loving care of my dad. Your efforts to truly see him as a person and an individual was a comfort to us as we watched the husband, father and grandfather we loved decline.”

 


Faye Hardiman

“You are special people doing a difficult job. Never doubt the importance of all those ‘little’ things you do every day. In the end, they are the big things.”

 


Anne Cherry

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