Meet Our Team

Alex Patterson
Vice President, Presbyterian Homes of Georgia

Alex joined Presbyterian Homes of Georgia, Inc. in November 2009 as Senior Executive Director of Presbyterian Home, Quitman, Inc., and in January 2015 he was promoted to Vice President. Alex has more than 16 years of experience in the healthcare industry dating back to December 2001 when he was the youngest licensed Nursing Home Administrator in Georgia. From then, until he joined Presbyterian Homes of Georgia, he served as the administrator of several skilled nursing centers in Georgia and South Carolina, the operations director for a medical supply company and the Chief System Officer of a regional hospital in Valdosta, Georgia. Alex has served in various state-level healthcare industry leadership positions such as President of the Georgia Chapter of American College of Healthcare Administrators, Southwest Council President of the Georgia Healthcare Association and Board Member for the Georgia Healthcare Association.


Susan Horger
Director of Sales

From Susan’s educational and work experiences comes a dedication to understanding the needs of both individuals and groups. As a former school psychologist with more than 30 years in the public sector, she has a passion for guiding, encouraging and partnering with individuals in their important life decisions. Her work with multiple senior communities is characterized by commitment to positive team interaction that supports all those at Presbyterian Village Athens. Susan is a graduate of Kent State University.



Zack Hamsley
Sales Counselor

Zack brings a unique perspective to the Presbyterian Village Athens team. From an early age, he has worked to touch people through the power of music. Today, he uses his talent to create a positive impact on those around him. Prior to joining Presbyterian Village Athens, Zack has worked as a Music and Media Pastor and an elementary school music teacher.  He has also organized and lead volunteer groups at local senior living communities. Zack attended Valdosta State University where he earned his Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communication with an emphasis in Intercultural Organization.


Jennifer Hannah
Sales Counselor

Jennifer joined the Presbyterian Village Athens team with more than 10 years of sales and operations experience in the senior living industry. She has been instrumental in creating intergenerational programs in her communities that promote the importance of communication and personal interaction at every age. Presbyterian Village Athens gives her an opportunity to blend her knowledge to create a unique and exceptional experience for each prospective resident she supports. A native of Georgia, Jennifer grew up just west of Athens and attended the University of Georgia where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English.  


Ronnie Hudak
Sales Counselor

Outgoing and dedicated, Ronnie is a true professional that has garnered a reputation for going above and beyond for everyone she works with. Before joining our team at Presbyterian Village Athens, Ronnie spent well over a decade working in business development and relationship management for a senior living community in Columbus, Ohio. Ronnie brings to our Presbyterian Village Athens team the ability to cultivate genuine relationships and making all those around her feel at ease. Ronnie is a graduate of Marshall University where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Education.


Buffie Henderson
Design Coordinator

Buffie brings to our Presbyterian Village Athens team more than 15 years of experience in business management, human resources, accounting, property management and real estate. She combines vision and leadership with personalized service and attention to detail to create the best client service experience, and she will help you feel right at home at Presbyterian Village Athens. Buffie is a graduate of Gainesville College.