If It’s Worth Doing, It’s Worth Doing Right

Our team thinks like owners and we embrace a “roll up our sleeves” mentality to serving each of our communities.

This commitment is widely recognized by our team members, our residents and their loved ones.

Our Culture and Values

Do the Right Thing. We empower our team members to make sound decisions and we celebrate their success.

Our Vision

Enriching the lives of our residents by delivering exceptional service and care and giving back to the communities we serve.

Innovative, Experienced and Trusted Senior Living Management Company

We are the solution for those owners who do not desire to be involved in the day-to-day management of their senior living community, but still wish to enjoy a meaningful relationship with its team members, residents, and their loved ones.

We are committed to creating a great work environment for team members, exceptional residency and care solutions for your residents and value for your asset.

We recognize the dynamics of each community and the differing objectives of the owners served and offer an unsurpassed level of engagement, allowing us to adapt to opportunities rapidly and more efficiently than other providers.

We closely monitor market conditions to maximize revenues, and continuously assess operations to ensure optimal services are provided to all parties.

Specializations include start-up communities, repositioning underperforming communities and adaptive reuse projects, with a unique niche for hotel conversions to senior housing.

Our services are offered a la carte, or as part of a more comprehensive arrangement.

Our Team

Passionate, experienced, and hands-on leaders dedicated to creating senior living residences that are reflective of their local community.

We are frequently present in each of our communities and are easily accessible by our team members, and our residents and their loved ones. Our core operating principles are client-focused, results oriented and highlight transparent communication.

We are committed to balancing our clients’ objectives with the operational needs of each property.

Dennis founded Canopy Senior Living in 2013 and has built the company into a diverse collection of communities committed to providing best in class residency choices for the seniors who choose to call us “home”.

Today he oversees all facets of the organization, including companywide operations, leadership of the executive team, community based General Managers and their teams of professionals who are committed to serving older adults with compassion and dignity.

Under his leadership, Canopy has earned a reputation for improving quality and care services, occupancy and revenue growth and maximizing value for the assets we represent.

Dennis has more than two decades of experience in the hospitality and senior living industries.

Prior to forming Canopy, Dennis enjoyed much success as a hotel executive, working for IHG branded properties, followed by a combined ten years with Atria Senior Living and Principal Senior Living Group.

Dennis is a licensed real estate broker with a specialization in senior living communities and hospitality related properties which are suitable for repurposing to senior living communities.

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Carmen Akins, Operations Support Manager

Jason Kirby, Director of Operations

Jason is a tenured senior living executive, having worked in independent living, assisted living, and memory care for over thirteen years with quality providers, including Holiday Retirement, Elmcroft Senior Living, and the Renaissance on Peachtree. Prior to his career in senior living, he worked in the hospitality industry, interning with Hyatt Resorts, and going on to be a manager in marketing and operations in the resort industry with companies such as ClubCorp and Burroughs & Chapin.

Jason has a passion for helping seniors live their best life. He enjoys building relationships with our residents and their families. Jason provides sales and operations leadership to our established communities, as well as new project developments.

Shanin Coleman, CPA

Shanin is a seasoned professional with experience as a financial analyst, internal auditor and as a financial consultant. She has over 18 years of experience working with top-tier financial institutions and one of the big four accounting firms. Shanin has an MBA from the University of Notre Dame and is a CPA registered in the state of Georgia.

Shanin has spent much of her career specifically in the areas of financial reporting and analysis, budgeting and forecasting, finance process improvement and value-added analysis and have worked closely with senior management in a variety of roles and on numerous projects to analyze current processes and implement change.

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Cheryl Mauro, Wellness Support Nurse