Our Executive Director, Austin Cole Payne, is a Registered Nurse and Licensed Assisted Living Administrator in the state of Virginia. Most recently he was the Executive Director at an Assisted Living Community in Harrisonburg. He obtained his Bachelors of Science in Nursing at the University of Virginia School of Nursing. After graduation, Austin worked as an Emergency Room nurse before transitioning to Senior Living. Most recently, he served as both a Director of Health and Wellness and an Executive Director in an Assisted Living and Memory Care Community. Austin is a Certified Director of Nursing (NADONA) and a Certified Assisted Living Nurse (CALN), and is certified to teach the Registered Medication Aide program, Direct Care Aide program, CPR, First Aid and the Virginia Individualized Service Plan Curriculum.