Tom F. Rockenbach, Jr.
Tom Rockenbach has been with Carlyle Place since October 2010. He has more than 30 years of executive level experience in the continuing care retirement industry, serving at CCRC organizations in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, and in Georgia serving roles as executive director, VP of CCRC, and Chief Operating Officer. Tom holds a Georgia nursing home administrator license. He has served on state Leading Age Boards including serving as Chair of Leading Age Georgia. Tom currently serves as co-chair for the Leading Age Georgia Public Policy Committee and is a member of the Meals on Wheels Middle Georgia Board. Rockenbach holds a Masters in Business Administration, Healthcare Management from Western Governors University and a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and a Certificate in Gerontology from Brigham Young University. Tom is also a Six Sigma Blackbelt. Tom is married with two daughters and four grandchildren. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family, travel, SCUBA diving and working around his property.
You can reach him by calling 478-405-4521.
Connie Jones brings a great personality and a wealth of financial knowledge to Carlyle Place, Navicent Health as Director of Financial Services. Connie began at Carlyle Place, Navicent Health in 2010 after leaving a long career at Wesleyan College, which happens to be the alma mater to many of our residents.
Having graduated from Mercer University and becoming a licensed CPA; Connie brings an analytical mind and keeps the team on the forefront of industry trends.
Connie moved her mother into Carlyle Place, and is very proud that she has been able to blend her work with her family life.
You can reach her by calling 478-405-4530.
Dawn has been a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator since 2000. She is a graduate of Georgia College & State University and started working in Long Term Care during her college years.
Dawn served as an Alzheimer’s Association Advocacy Ambassador in 2016 & 2017 and has also served on the Middle Georgia Alzheimer’s Association Leadership Board.
In addition to her work with seniors, she is a board member of Rainbow House Children’s Resource Center and a Life Group Leader at Second Baptist Church in her hometown of Warner Robins, Georgia.
As Director of Marketing and Sales since 1998, Kimberly has had the opportunity to meet people who bring with them a wealth of knowledge and experience. As a former Family Therapist with a Masters in Family Studies, Kimberly is able to use her communication skills to assist families as they look into the various options for their future. Kimberly holds a Lean Six Sigma Certification and is an active member of Macon North Rotary.
Kimberly has been working with residents since the community opened in 2001. This experience has given her unique perspective as she has developed and nurtured relationships with residents throughout the continuum of care.
You can reach her by calling 478-405-4507.
Wendy has been with Carlyle Place since August 2013. She graduated from Penn State University in 1998 with a BS degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management. Cross has more than 20 years of dining management experience with Sodexo. She has served in roles including culinary production, catering management, and operations at various locations on the East Coast.
Susan began her career at Carlyle Place working as the Fitness & Wellness Coordinator in September of 2004, shortly after she graduated from Georgia College & State University with a BS in Health Education and a concentration in Exercise Science. Susan has grown in this role and was instrumental in steering Carlyle Place toward a comprehensive wellness model. She transitioned to a leadership role in the fall of 2018 when she was named director.
Susan enjoys working with special populations. She became involved with the Alzheimer’s Association in 2010. She is a Certified Instructor for Ohio Health’s Delay the Disease Parkinson’s Fitness Program, and has supported and contributed to the success of this program at Carlyle Place. She also serves as the Carlyle Place team captain for the American Heart Association’s Central GA Heart Walk.
Susan loves her work and considers the residents her extended family. When away from work, Susan enjoys spending time with her husband and their two sons.
You can reach her by calling 478-405-4531.