Management

James R. McKnight Jr.
Chief Executive Officer, President and Director

Mr. McKnight joined the Company in August of 2012 as Chief Financial Officer.  He was appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer, President and Board Member effective July 9, 2018.
Prior to joining the Company, Mr. McKnight served as Chief Financial Officer of NuScriptRX. Mr. McKnight joined NuScriptRX in May 2009 in a senior financial role and was promoted to CFO in 2010. He served as Vice President, Corporate Controller from July 2005 to January 2009 at Take Care Health Systems, Employer Solutions Group, and its predecessor company I-trax, Inc. Earlier in his career, Mr. McKnight served as Director of Financial Reporting and Quality Assurance at American HomePatient, Inc., as Audit Manager with Ernst & Young LLP, and with Arthur Andersen LLP. Mr. McKnight received a Bachelor of Science degree in accounting from Louisiana Tech University and is a certified public accountant licensed in multiple states.

Rebecca B. Bodie
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President

Becky joined Diversicare as Chief Operating Officer in March of 2020. Prior to that, she was the Regional Vice President and Divisional Director of Operational Finance for Consulate Health Care Services from 2016 to 2020. Becky served as Senior Vice President of Operations at Diversicare from 2013 to 2016.

Becky has extensive experience in our industry and has held key leadership positions in nursing home operations, therapy, compliance, reimbursement and other related areas of long-term care. She is an occupational therapist and a licensed nursing home administrator. 

Kerry Massey
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President

Kerry joined Diversicare, as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, in September 2018. He has more than twenty years of finance and accounting leadership experience in healthcare and public accounting.

Prior to joining Diversicare, Kerry served for six years as Vice President and Corporate Controller for Compassus, a nationwide network of community-based hospice, palliative and home health care providers. Kerry also spent seven years, collectively, at M*Modal and its predecessors. He served as Vice President and Corporate Controller, after being promoted from Director of Accounting and SEC Reporting. Earlier in his career, Kerry served in leadership roles in audit and assurance with both Ernst & Young LLP and Arthur Andersen LLP.

Kerry holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in finance from the University of Memphis.

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