Jennifer Koeniger, Executive Director
As Executive Director Jennifer is responsible for operations at The Memory Center Richmond. Prior to joining the team, she has served as an administrator and regional operations director for assisted living communities in Virginia for the past 10 years.
Jennifer is a graduate of the National College of Business and Technology with a BA in Administration and Management with successful operational management experience in the senior living memory care industry.
Dr. Jim Wright, MD, PhD, MATS, Medical Director
Jim Wright, MD, PhD, MATS is a physician whose medical practice is focused solely on long term care, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities. He is medical director of Lexington Court Health and Rehab Center in Richmond and The Memory Center Assisted Living in Midlothian, VA. He received his MD and PhD from VCU School of Medicine in 1995 and completed a residency in Family Practice in 1998.
He holds a Masters of Arts in Theological Studies from Union Presbyterian Seminary and a Certificate in Bioethics from Loyola University, Chicago. Prior to joining Legacy Care, he was an Associate Professor of Medicine with VCU Geriatrics. He writes and speaks on the intersection of religion, ethics and medicine and is published in a number of peer reviewed journals including the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society and the Journal of Religion and Health.
Shavonne Shelton – Director of Nursing
Samira Ljubijankic – Assistant Director of Nursing
Katrina Hicks, Activities Director
Katrina attended Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) as a social work major and The College of the Albemarle where she received a certification in Early Childhood Education.
Over the past eight years she has been working as an Activities Director in senior care with three years dedicated to Memory Care. She has been involved with the Alzheimer Association and is a Certified Dementia Practitioner. Katrina truly loves working with the senior population and building meaningful relationships. It is her goal to make each day rewarding and fun for everyone involved. She lives in Midlothian with her husband and 4 children. Her favorite place to be when not working is in the mountains enjoy skiing and spending quality time with her family.
Paul Marschalco, Chef
Paul’s passion for cooking started at an early age and he enjoys culinary creations of all types. His specialty is based on family recipes from Eastern Europe and Middle Eastern cuisine.
Prior to joining the Richmond team, he served as a chef for the University of Richmond culinary team which is ranked in the top twenty university dining services in the nation. Also he worked in an assisted living community where he specialized in offering meals to meet the dietary needs of its aging senior population. Paul brings his culinary skills to The Memory Center to create wholesome meals that make our cherished residents feel like they are truly at home and cared about.
He lives in Midlothian with his family and three daughters.
Reggie Long – Maintenance Director