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The company has established Corporate Bylaws, Conflict of Interest Policy, and a board of directors comprised of a CPA, MD, EDD, RVT and PhD credentialed. Listed below are members of Paradise for Living Services, Inc. board of directors and their bios.

Michael Meadows, CPA
Michael Meadows is a CPA since 1979. He has been the recipient of many honors and awards in his industry that include Fellow from the Life Management Institute, voted one of the Outstanding Young Men of America in 1987. He is a much sought after public speaker at both national professional seminars and college programs. He is a Member of American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He is also the owner and founder of a highly specialized administrative and consulting firm concentrating in the insurance industry.

Michael Satchell, MD
Dr. Michael D. Satchell is a solo practitioner at the Family First Medical Associates and also Nursing Home Medical Director at Albany Health Care and Palmyra Nursing Home. He is board certified and recipient of many honors and awards in his industry that include chief resident, Deanís scholarship (full tuition) and Deanís student research fellow certificate. He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He was educated at S.W. Georgia Family Practice (Residency) and Medical College of Georgia (M.D. Degree). He was a Captain in the United States Air Force as a Logistics officer. Dr. Satchell is family oriented and has been married since 1986 and has two children.

Nadra Powell, Ed.D
Dr. Nadra Powell is presently a public school teacher in Gwinnett County, Georgia. She has been an educator for the past seven years. While working in the field of education, she obtained her Doctoral Degree in Teacher Leadership from Walden University and her Masters' Degree in Reading and Literacy. Mrs. Powell is also an active member of Pentecostal Deliverance Assembly Church in Decatur, Georgia. She is a member of the choir and an active youth leader in the church. She is married and has three children.

Joan Lawrence, RVT
Joan Lawrence is a respiratory vascular therapist with over 20 yearsí experience. She has professional affiliation with the society of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers and Vascular Technology. She has extensive experience not only working with veterans but also educating patients on vascular ultrasound screening. Joan is a standout in her community and church. She is a wife of 15 years and has two children.

Juanchella G. Francis, PhD
Dr. Francis is the Founder & Executive Director of Life Coach for Christ Ministries whose mission is to facilitate the process of renewing, restoring and rebuilding peopleís lives. As a licensed minister and life coach, she conducts workshops designed to empower individuals, couples, ministries, small groups and organizations. She is an instructor, trainer, facilitator, consultant, conflict mediator and mentor. She serves as motivational speaker for various school and civic organizations, and is known for delivering power packed messages of inspiration! Dr. Francis also conducted crime prevention workshops designed to educate and empower the elderly population. She was passionate about providing them information to prevent them from becoming victims of crime and elder abuse. As crime prevention educator and conflict mediator, Dr. Francis collaborated with the City of Decatur Court System, Decatur Housing Authority and Decatur City School System. She was an active member of several Boards in DeKalb County. Dr. Francis is blissfully married and she honors & glorifies the Lord for bringing them together!


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