River Edge Behavioral Health Appoints New Director of Communications

Staff Report From Middle Georgia CEO

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Corporate communications and advertising professional, Jay Bess, has joined River Edge Behavioral Health as the Director of Communications.  Bess brings more than seven years of regional marketing, advertising and public relations experience with major corporations to the role, having worked with firms including The Coca-Cola Company, The Home Depot, AT&T, and OU Medical System.

Bess earned her Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations from the University of Central Oklahoma in Edmond, OK.  

“I’m looking forward to amplifying the incredible stories of recovery and inclusion that River Edge and its partners make possible through innovation and communication advancement,” said Bess. “My personal and career growth involves doing meaningful work, and it’s an honor to be able to pursue that dream at River Edge.”

River Edge CEO, Shannon T. Gordon, LCSW, said, “River Edge always seeks to bring the best and brightest to our team of more than 750 highly qualified professionals.  We are delighted Jay has chosen to join the River Edge family.”