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Jerry Justice Named Executive Director of Renaissance Marquis

Brings varied expertise in senior living administration, social service and pastoral ministry to Rome’s premier retirement community

ROME, Ga. (March  12, 2015) – Jerry Justice has been named executive director of Renaissance Marquis, a premier retirement community that offers assisted living, independent living and Alzheimer’s care services in Northwest Georgia.

“Jerry’s varied professional background -- from retirement center administration to social services director to ordained minister -- makes him a rare find, and a welcome asset to the seniors of Floyd County,” said Bryan Cook, senior vice president of Legacy Senior Services, LLC, operator of Renaissance Marquis.

“Jerry is a great addition to a very talented and devoted team that consistently delivers a high level of professional care. Our residents and their loved ones have found Jerry to be knowledgeable, concerned and responsive to their needs. Renaissance Marquis will continue to be in excellent hands with Jerry in leadership,” Cook said.

Justice’s prior role in long-term senior care was as the director of social services at Royal Care of Cleveland, Tenn. Later he served for a time as assistant administrator of St. Barnabas Nursing Home and Retirement Apartments in Chattanooga, Tenn.

More recently, Justice served as executive pastor of City Church of Chattanooga. Previously, he held ministerial positions at various churches throughout southeastern Tennessee. He also was director of the Christian Servicemen’s Center in Bad Kreuznach, Germany.

“I am excited about the opportunity to work with the team of professional caregivers at Renaissance Marquis, as we build on the excellent reputation they have earned for providing the best senior care in Northwest Georgia,” Justice said. “I also look forward to getting to know the special people who call Renaissance Marquis home, and to becoming involved in daily life at Rome.”

Justice is a graduate of Lee University in Cleveland, Tenn., and holds graduate degrees from Christian Life School of Theology in Columbus, Ga.

Justice and his wife, Sue, are in the process of resettling in Rome, from Ooltewah, Tenn.