Oaks Senior Living Executive Team

The Salabarria family has been faithfully providing senior living in Georgia since 1998. We are committed to serving with faith, knowledge, compassion, and love.

Chief Executive Officer - Alex Salabarria

Alex Salabarria

Chief Executive Officer, Alex Salabarria was born in Miami, Florida in 1967 to Nelson and Miriam Salabarria. The Salabarria family immigrated from Cuba when the Fidel Castro Revolution toppled the Baptista regime. Alex is the youngest of three siblings.

Chief Financial Officer - Nelson Salabarria

Nelson Salabarria

Chief Financial Officer, Nelson Salabarria joined the family business in 2006 heading up development and construction, then transitioned to CFO in 2008 due to the company’s growth. He remains involved in development and construction working closely with Douglas Shook, President of Acquisitions and Development.

President of Construction and Development - Douglas Shook

Douglas Shook

President of Construction and Development, Douglas Shook is a lifelong resident of Forsyth Co. and a graduate of Forsyth County High School in 1982. He received a BBA from GSU in 1988. After being in the construction industry for many years he started S&C Construction in 1987.

Chief Operations Officer - Linda Bennett

Linda Bennett

Chief Operations Officer, Linda Bennett has worked in the senior living industry since 1998. She joined the Oaks Senior Living family in 2001. She held positions as a Community Relations Director, VP of Marketing, and VP of Operations.

VP of Sales and Marketing - Denise Salabarria

Denise Salabarria

VP of Sales and Marketing, Denise Salabarria was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and raised in Southern Louisiana. She moved to Atlanta, Georgia, in 1987 to pursue a career in sales and marketing with a focus on healthcare.

Comptroller - Tammy Gonyea

Tammy Gonyea

Comptroller, Tammy Gonyea came on board as the corporate office manager in September 2013. She has over twenty years of experience in handling the accounting and human resource needs of small businesses.

VP of Clinical Services - Mary Kamin

Mary Kamin

VP of Clinical Services, Mary Kamin is a Registered Nurse and has been in the nursing profession for over 30 years. Mary’s varied experiences include clinical nursing, working as a clinical nurse educator in a large hospital and as an instructor in a nursing program.

Admdinistrative Assistant - Alicia Stever

Alicia Stever

I was born and raised in Georgia which means I love sweet tea, fried chicken and saying the word “y’all”. My mom was born in Cuba which means I was also raised drinking Cuban espresso at a young age and have a natural love for the beach.