Management Team

Stationed in Huntsville, Alabama, The Cottages maintain a small business feel despite having ten Cottage locations throughout the region. Our close-knit employees are dedicated to providing friendly, quality service to all community team members, residents, and resident families. Our mission statement and core values remind us what we are striving to achieve daily. 

Jay Curtis


Jay serves as President of the Cottages. He was born in Memphis, TN and graduated from the University of Virginia. Prior to joining the Cottages, Jay facilitated the formation of Hickory Senior Living which owns and operates senior living facilities in Mississippi. Before focusing on the senior living industry, he was the Director of Capital Markets at Kimco Realty Corp in New Hyde Park, NY where he facilitated the execution of over $4B in capital raising. Prior to that he was a Vice President at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in Charlotte, NC serving as an originator of CMBS mortgages.

Sandy Brackin

Regional Operations Director

Alan Hangartner

Marketing Director

Selena Jackson

Regional Executive Director

Melinda Crawford

Sales Director

Cheryl Westlake

Operations Director