James Bourgeois Tapped as VP Senior Living for Dixie Group
Chattanooga, TN, May 14, 2018-The Dixie Group has announced the hiring of James Bourgeois as vice president of senior living for commercial brands, including Masland Contract and Atlas, effective immediately.
In this new role, Bourgeois will leverage his knowledge and experience to position Masland Contract and Atlas as the leaders in all aspects of senior care with their broad range of resilient and soft surface commercial flooring.
Bourgeois has served as vice president of healthcare, and was responsible for strategic development of key healthcare accounts in senior living and acute for the United States. His scope focused on senior living owners/owner operators, owner groups, major acute groups and leading national healthcare architectural and design firms.
Bourgeois has spent the past twenty years in the manufacturing side of the interiors contract furnishings floor covering industry. He has extensive experience in all aspects of commercial flooring and has served as a board member for the USGBC Louisiana Chapter.
He has spent the last several years leading Tarkett healthcare market segment initiatives and is co-author of their CEU presentation, Flooring for Healthcare - An Evidence Based Design (EBD) Approach. He is well versed in the principles of EBD and has presented this CEU for numerous regional and national organizations, healthcare systems and architectural and design firms. He received a bachelor of fine arts degree in Studio Art from Louisiana State University and a master of fine arts degree in textiles from Texas Woman’s University.