Pierpont Center at Fairmont Campus
1543 Country Club Road
Fairmont, WV 26554

304 363-2273

Our Leadership Team

Joey Preast
Center Executive Director

Joey was born and raised in Fayetteville, West Virginia. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Natural Science from Mountain State University, and a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from Marshall University. After starting with Genesis in February 2014 as a Payroll/Scheduler Manager at Oak Ridge Center in Charleston, he became the Administrator at Countryside Center in Bardwell, Kentucky. He then returned to West Virginia at Brightwood Center in Follansbee, then the Administrator at New Martinsville Center in 2015, and now has found his home at Pierpont and Wishing Well Centers. With over 10 years of management experience in customer-focused industries, Joey is using what he has learned to make sure the residents receive the highest level of customer service and quality of care.

Annette Arnett
Center Nursing Executive

Annette grew up in Fairview, WV.  After graduating from high school in 1990 her very first job was as a CNA at the Pierpont Center.  She left WV in 1992 to raise her family and in 2011 she obtained a degree in nursing from Jackson College in Jackson, Michigan.  She worked in long term acute care for two years in Michigan before returning to WV in 2013.  She worked at United Hospital Center in Bridgeport on the progressive/telemetry unit until realizing her true passion was in long term and returned to the Pierpont Center in May of 2014.  She was promoted to Nurse Educator in December of 2014 before being promoted to Center Nurse Executive in May 2016.

Ashley Gooch
Director of Admissions and Marketing

Ashley has been with Genesis since 2014 as a nurse. She earned her LPN Degree in Waynesburg, PA in 2014. Ashley  is currently obtaining a Registered Nurse degree at Fairmont State University, and wants to continue to obtain a nurse practitioner degree. She has 4 years of experience with Genesis, and hopes to continue her career within the company.

James McDougal
Director of Rehabilitation

James is a licensed Physical Therapist Assistant. He has worked for Genesis for 8 years since graduating in 2003. In 2010, James earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Healthcare Leadership from Wheeling Jesuit University.  He has been a program manager with Genesis since 2007.