Amy Brannen oversees the daily operations at Woodland Ridge. Brannen’s background in assisted living and senior care includes managing assisted living communities in Athens, Cumming, and Dalton and working as vice president of operations for CaraVita Home Care. She is a graduate of Georgia Southern University, and she also graduated with honors from the South Carolina Law Enforcement Academy. Before entering the senior care industry, Brannen worked as a detective in Charleston County, South Carolina. She has also worked as a fraud investigator. She has a passion for helping people and enjoys working with residents and families. Transitioning into the senior care field began after she helped care for family members who had debilitating diseases. That experience reinforced her belief in compassion and dignity as the underlying foundation for providing excellent care. Brannen is a member of the 2010 class for Leadership North Fulton, and she enjoys being an active member of Roswell Rotary Club. Her favorite hobby is relaxing at the beach, and she enjoys sports and reading. Her best friend, miniature Schnauzer Gunnar, enjoys spending time with her.