Thompkins appointed executive VP of Christian City

Wed, 02/20/2008 - 11:05am
By: The Citizen

Thompkins appointed executive VP of Christian City

Christian City president and CEO Robert Crutchfield announced recently the appointment of Terry Thompkins as executive vice president for senior operations at Christian City.

“Mr. Thompkins brings a wide range of expertise and experience to Christian City. I am impressed with Terry's record of success in the senior services industry and feel certain that Christian City will flourish with the addition of Mr. Thompkins to our staff,” Crutchfield stated.

Thompkins is a graduate of the University of Central Florida with a degree in business management. He received his master of divinity from Emory University, Candler School of Theology, and is an ordained Methodist minister. He holds a license as a nursing home administrator in Georgia and Oklahoma as well as being a certified retirement home professional through the American Association of Homes and Services for The Aging.

Thompkins served as executive director of Wesley Woods, Inc. from 1995 to 2005 and has worked in the services and housing for the aging field for over 15 years. Active in the community, he has been a member of numerous boards of directors including YMCA of Newnan, Georgia Association of Homes and Services for the Aging, The Keith Brooking Children's Foundation and the United Way.

“Christian City has a long and strong heritage of meeting the needs of those we serve in an outstanding fashion,” commented Thompkins. “I am honored to serve the residents and employees in this tremendous ministry and look forward to the future with great hope and expectations.”

Conveniently located in Union City, just minutes from Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Christian City is home to over 1,000 seniors and operates with a staff of more than 400 employees and 200 volunteers. Christian City boasts a vibrant retirement community including life-lease patio homes, options for independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing and rehabilitative care, apartments for those on limited income and facilities for those who suffer from Alzheimer's disease. As a nonprofit organization, Christian City also cares for abandoned and abused children on campus through their Home For Children/Children's Village, and will soon launch a new program offering residential care for the developmentally disabled.

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