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Meet Our Leadership Staff At...

The Home Office in Birmingham, Alabama

Fair Haven in Birmingham, Alabama

Wesley Place on Honeysuckle in Dothan, Alabama

Wesley Gardens in Montgomery, Alabama

Mathison in Panama City, Florida

Wesley Haven Villa in Pensacola, Florida

Wesley Acres in Decatur, Alabama

Wesley Apartments in Anniston, Alabama

Epworth House in Selma, Alabama

Wesley Glen in Decatur, Alabama

Wesley Park Anniston, Alabama

Wesley Scott Place in Pensacola, Florida

Corporate Leadership Staff (Birmingham)

Methodist Homes Leadership

Christopher Tomlin, Mike Giles, Regina Lawler and Vicki Jackson

Christopher W. Tomlin

President & CEO

Christopher is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator, Licensed Assisted Living Administrator and a Licensed Attorney who began his career at Methodist Homes in 1994. Christopher has held many positions with Methodist Homes before being selected by the Board of Trustees in 2009 to lead the organization as President & CEO.

Michael D. Giles

Senior Vice President, COO & General Counsel

Mike earned a Master of Healthcare Administration degree from Georgia State University and has both acute-care hospital and long-term care management experience. In addition, Mike earned a Juris Doctor degree from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University and spent almost 20 years in private law practice, advising businesses in the area of employment and labor law.

Regina T. Lawler

Vice President, Dir. of Information Technology

Fresh out of school, Regina was hired at the Methodist Homes corporate office in 1987 to be an administrative assistant to the Executive Director. Over the years, Regina's expertise and experience has grown tremendously, having worked in almost every area of corporate management, from payroll to accounts payable, from financial management to her current specialization in information technology.

Vicki H. Jackson

Vice President, Dir. of Human Resources

Vicki has more than 20 years experience in human resource management at the corporate level and began her career at Methodist Homes in 2000. She earned her Business Administration degree from the University of Alabama and has served in management roles in various industries, including higher education, health care, and retail & commercial property. In 2012, she became a Vice President of Methodist Homes.

Liz Prosch

Vice President of Quality and Mission Integration

A registered nurse and licensed nursing home administrator, Liz previously served Methodist Homes in a similar quality role and as an administrator. She spent several years working with the Alabama Quality Assurance Foundation, and returned to Methodist Homes in 2017. Liz helps our Methodist Homes communities focus squarely on quality initiatives and resident-directed care.

W. Bruce Akins

Chief Financial Officer

Bruce graduated from the University of Montevallo in 1971 with a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Business Administration and minoring in Economics. He is a Certified Public Accountant and also holds Chartered Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant designations granted by The American College of Financial Services in Bryn Mawr Pennsylvania . Before joining the Methodist Homes for the Aging as its Chief Financial Officer in 2013, he spent most of his working career in public accounting providing tax and accounting services to businesses and individuals.

Sherri Easdon

Director of Public Relations

Sherri earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications from the University of North Texas School of Journalism in 1992 and has spent almost her entire professional career with Methodist Homes. She joined the staff of Methodist Homes in 1993 to provide administrative support to the President & CEO, and in 2009, became Methodist Homes’ Director of Public Relations.


Fair Haven Leadership Staff (Birmingham)

Daniel H. March, NHA, MBA, MS M Div

Executive Director / Fair Haven, Birmingham

Dan earned a BA in Religion from Millikin University, earned a Master of Divinity from Lexington Theological Seminary, and went to work in pastoral ministry. After 16 years in pastoral care in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Dan returned to school at Kansas State University to earn an MS in hospitality management. A few years later, Dan returned to Wichita State University for an MBA.

Earnestine Thompson, ALA II

Administrator, Residential & Assisted Living Services / Fair Haven, Birmingham

Earnestine is a Licensed Assisted Living Administrator who has served as Residential Administrator before during her long tenure with Methodist Homes. She began her career with Methodist Homes in 1982, and has served as the Director of Food Service for several Methodist Homes communities, and most recently as Corporate Director of Food Services.


Wesley Place on Honeysuckle Leadership Staff (Dothan)

Patrick R. Davies, NHA

Executive Director / Wesley Place on Honeysuckle, Dothan

Patrick has been a licensed administrator for more than 25 years, and worked in senior care across the southeast region for more than 23 years. Patrick said he finds that the whole neighborhood and household concept fits with his core in the way we restore respect and dignity to the long-term care setting. Patrick joined the Wesley Place on Honeysuckle team in June of 2017.

Vivian Readus, ALA II

Community Mentor / Wesley Place on Honeysuckle, Dothan

Vivian serves as Administrator of the Assisted Living and Specialty Care Assisted Living Community at Wesley Place on Honeysuckle. She is also a Licensed Practical Nurse in the State of Alabama. Vivian has worked for Methodist Homes since 1990.

Judy Partin, RN

Director of Nursing (DON) / Wesley Place on Honeysuckle, Dothan

Judy is a native of Cottonwood, Alabama, and graduated from George C. Wallace Community College. She has been a Registered Nurse since 2002 and has served at Methodist Homes since 2004.


Wesley Gardens Leadership Staff (Montgomery)

Randy Allen, ALA

Administrator / Wesley Gardens, Montgomery

Randy began working at Wesley Gardens as a young college student in 1986 as a waiter in Dining Services. He became a licened administrator, and officially became Wesley Gardens' administrator in 1993.

Nettie Bly, RN

Director of Nursing & Marketing Consultant / Wesley Gardens, Montgomery

Nettie is a registered nurse and has more than 25 years nursing experience in long-term care. She came on board with Wesley Gardens in April of 2003.


Mathison Leadership Staff (Panama City)

Mary C. Davis

Administrator / Mathison, Panama City

Mary joined Methodist Homes in 2010 as the the Director of Sales and Marketing and now enjoys the position of Administrator. Mary brings with her a combined 25 years of financial work experience in the private banking industry and for the State of Florida. Mary takes special pride in providing a beautiful, safe community for her residents, where quality of life, quality care and peace of mind are a priority.


Wesley Haven Villa Leadership Staff (Pensacola)

Jennifer Colley

Administrator / Wesley Haven Villa, Pensacola

Jennifer, a native of Pensacola, carries on a family tradition of serving senior adult communities. An Assisted Living Administrator since 2002, Jennifer joined the staff of Methodist Homes in June of 2012.


Wesley Apartments &

Wesley Park Leadership Staff (Anniston)

Barbara Raney

Director / Wesley Apartments & Wesley Park, Anniston

Barbara is a Certified Housing Manager and a Certified Section 8 Manager. She has been in property management since 1990, and has enjoyed leading Wesley Apartments and Wesley Park since 2003.


Wesley Acres &

Wesley Glen Leadership Staff (Decatur)

Pamela Wright, CPO, FHC

Director / Wesley Acres, Wesley Acres II & Wesley Glen, Decatur

Pamela Wright has been in the property management industry since 1981.


Epworth House Leadership Staff (Selma)

Lea Tidmore

Director / Epworth House, Selma

Lea began working with Methodist Homes in January 2016. She earned Bachelor of Science Degree in Commerce and Business Administration at the University of Alabama in 1988, and worked in the healthcare field for a total of 13 years, Accounting for 3 years, and Human Resources for 3 years. She also served as director of a hospital’s wellness center for 7 years.


Wesley Scott Place Leadership Staff (Pensacola)

Sheila Jeffreys

Affordable Housing Coordinator

Contact Sheila at the home office in Birmingham at 800-852-2093 for information about Wesley Scott Place.