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About The Arbor at BridgeMill

The Arbor at BridgeMill provides residents with a lifestyle focused on wellness and meaningful social connections. Our independent living apartments, independent living cottages, assisted living, and dementia care options allow us to provide individualized care and assistance for everyone who calls our community home.

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Relationships Matter Here

At The Arbor, relationships are the foundation of our community. We delight in fostering meaningful relationships — we call them deep connections — with residents and family members, and finding ways to create connections between the seniors who live here. As we learn more about our residents, we can provide even better assistance and programs to meet their ever-evolving needs.

Life Is Better Here

The Arbor at BridgeMill is operated by The Arbor Company. For more than three decades, The Arbor Company has been dedicated to providing the lifestyle and amenities that keep seniors feeling their very best.

  • Art icon The Arbor at Bridgemill Art and Education Stimulate your mind by learning another language, painting a portrait, or exploring a new craft or skill.
  • people icon The Arbor at Bridgemill Deep Connections Feel connected to a lively community. We ask the right questions and take the time to listen. It’s why residents accomplish amazing things here — things they never thought possible on their own.
  • PurposefulLivng icon The Arbor at Bridgemill Health and Wellness Our exercise programs are designed especially for seniors to improve mobility, maintain fitness, and even challenge the brain — all in a fun format.
  • Recreation icon The Arbor at Bridgemill Purposeful Living At The Arbor, residents are meaningfully engaged throughout the day. An important part of that includes opportunities to volunteer and give back to others while remaining actively involved in the community.
  • Activities icon The Arbor at Bridgemill Recreation and Leisure We go out of our way to fulfill each resident’s wish list. From live music to barbecues to karaoke nights, if you can dream it, chances are that we’ll try it. And we love helping with family get-togethers.
  • Spiritual icon The Arbor at Bridgemill Spiritual Journey For many, the health of one’s soul is as meaningful as the health of one’s body. And so we offer ample opportunities for structured religious activities and individual reflection.

A Company Built on Senior Living

The Arbor at BridgeMill is operated by The Arbor Company. The Arbor Company has been serving seniors around the country for more than 30 years. Our experience and passion for senior living set us apart from others; we are dedicated to fostering relationships that matter and providing resources that keep our team on the cutting edge of the industry’s best practices.

Meet The Arbor at BridgeMill Team

Each member of our team brings a heart for service, a passion for seniors, and the experience to create exceptional opportunities for our residents.

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Jerry Rick

Executive Director

Jerry has more than 30 years of hospitality and senior living experience. He has managed many senior communities in four southern states as a regional director of operations over the past eight years before joining The Arbor Company. Jerry is dedicated to serving seniors so they experience and enjoy a great quality of life.

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Brooke Figueras

Director of Sales

Brooke’s passion for serving seniors began upon graduating from the University of Georgia in 2003. She moved to Canton with her family to join The Arbor Company in 2017 and couldn’t be happier.

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Barbara Bonatucci

Director of External Business Development

Barbara’s 20 plus years in sales and marketing and her journey of caring for her aging parent’s has led her to senior living. She enjoys working with the local community sharing the Arbor Difference with groups, organizations and families. She lives in the Woodstock area with her husband, two sons and their American bulldog.


Mandy McQuay

Senior Care Counselor

Mandy has more than 20 years of sales and marketing experience, three of them spent in the senior living industry. Originally from Alabama, Mandy has lived in Georgia since 1992; currently, she resides in Cartersville.

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Janice Kimber

Engagement Director

Janice is a longtime resident of Cherokee County, with a passion to serve seniors and a wealth of experience. She is ready to welcome and delight our residents and their families with engaging activities that build deep connections.


Brenda Piantek

Business Office Manager

Brenda has worked as a business office manager in the healthcare industry for more than 20 years. She has a servant's heart and enjoys helping support the residents and employees at The Arbor at BridgeMill.


Toni Mirelez

Resident Care Director

Toni is originally from Michigan and has been in Georgia for 4 years.  She's been in the healthcare field for 14 years and also has a Bachelors in Criminal Justice and Administration.  Toni's heart is with working with the older population and she enjoys coming to The Arbor to care for her residents and staff.


Stuart Slutzky

Dining Director

Stuart, a New York native and long-time culinarian with experience in fine dining from restaurants, country clubs, bistros, and most recently as a Culinary/Hospitality professor at Kennesaw State University, started his training as a child gleaning inspiration alongside his mother who taught him classic French cooking. Stuart leads his team with creativity and enthusiasm. 

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Jerrod Tyler

Maintenance Director

Jerrod was enlisted in the U.S. Air Force as an aircraft maintenance technician before joining The Arbor Company. He is a problem solver and enjoys making The Arbor a place that residents can call home.

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Ashlee Fonteine

Evergreen Director

Ashlee has worked in senior living for 24 years, and has been an LPN for over twenty years. Her roles have spanned from patient care to Executive Director, and she has truly developed a passion for senior care. She became a nurse to make a memorable difference in people’s lives. Ashlee has lived in Kennesaw for 21 years and has one grown son. She is also the “mommy” to two dogs and one grand-dog.

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A Trip to the Vineyard


A trip to a local vineyard on a beautifully cool and sunny fall afternoon was the perfect getaway. Just minutes from home means…we’ll be back!