James McKie is the new vice president of operations at Elder Care Alliance, a system of assisted living and memory care communities in the San Francisco Bay area.
McKie was previously the regional director of operations in Los Angeles for Meridian Senior Living. He also has worked as an executive director for Emeritus and Senior Resource Group, and as a sales and marketing director for Silverado Senior Living.
McKie began his career in real estate as a residential property manager, and became a licensed real eastate broker. He served as the chairman of the Economic Development Committee for the Jackson Metro Chamber of Commerce.
In 2009 McKie became both a Certified Assisted Living Manager in Texas, and a Certified Administrator of a Residential Care Facility for the Elderly in California.
He graduated from the University of Mississippi and Millsaps College.