Renita Carnes, formerly executive director of Renaissance Marquis retirement community in Rome, Ga., has been named director of sales and marketing for the Cleveland, Tn.-based parent company, Legacy Senior Services, LLC.
A long-time resident of Rome, Carnes has served on Renaissance Marquis’ management team since 2005. Her expanded corporate role will directly involve her in the daily marketing activities of all nine senior living communities operated by Legacy Senior Services throughout the Southeast.
“Renita has been a valuable asset at Renaissance Marquis noted by several promotions during her nearly 10-year tenure there,” says Barry Ray, president. “Renita truly embraces our primary mission of serving the ‘Greatest Generation of Americans’ with honor, respect, faith and integrity. She has been a great ambassador for Renaissance Marquis, and now she will be able to share her expertise in senior care with every community we serve.”
As director of sales and marketing, Ms. Carnes will provide consistency for the Legacy Senior Services brand, oversee operations related to advertisement, individual marketing plans, and a community’s census. While maintaining an office at Renaissance Marquis, she will be traveling frequently to each of Legacy Senior Services’ senior living communities in five states. She will assist with each one’s local marketing efforts, and ensure that residents receive the best care possible.
Ms. Carnes has over 20 years experience in the senior housing industry. She first joined Renaissance Marquis as a resident care manager in 2005. She later served as marketing director, assistant administrator and, most recently, executive director before assuming her new corporate role as director of sales and
She earned a nursing degree from Erwin Vocational School in Tampa, Fl.
“Since I joined the Renaissance Marquis team nine years ago, I have always been extremely impressed by the staff’s genuine care and concern for residents and their deep passion for nurturing others. As I now step into a new role, I know that Legacy Senior Services stands for loyalty, honesty and delivering the best possible care to the ‘Greatest Generation’. This is also my personal mission; I feel I have been called to serve, and I pray daily that I do this with God’s grace and His will.”