The Leadership Team


Tyler Standing, Executive Director


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Melanie Pulini, Marketing Director


Melanie grew up in a little town in Southern Utah called Richfield. There she worked as a CNA, graduated high school, and went on to further her education at Brigham University Hawaii. After spending an abundant amount of time in the sand, Melanie graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a minor in Hospitality and Tourism Management. Her job history mostly consists of Hospitality and Tourism but has worked at several Corporations as an Executive Assistant. Melanie loves learning about people and how their minds function. She also has a great passion for the hospitality industry. and has found a good mixture of both of those here at Legacy. The residents and staff are amazing, and she feels very lucky to be here. Melanie believes that success comes as you keep a smile on your face and work diligently at what you believe in. She hopes to be able to inspire others to do the same. In her spare time, she loves traveling abroad, playing volleyball, learning new things, playing with dogs, and being with family!

Kami Palmer, Assistant Administrator


Kami is a Utah native and graduate from Herriman High School. While still in high school, she started at Legacy Retirement Residence as a server. After obtaining her CNA, she transfered to Legacy House of South Jordan. Prior to serving as the Assistant Administrator, Kami also worked as a Med Tech and the Resident Care Assistant. Kami enjoys working at Legacy House because she loves getting to know the residents and listening to their stories. Kami strives everyday, to make the residents smile and to help them however she can.

Chris Jennings, Administrative Assistant


Chris is a native of Utah and has lived in Sandy and West Jordan most of her life. She graduated from Brighton High School and attended Beauty School right after graduation. She has been a hairstylist for 30 years and started working for Legacy Retirement 20 years ago in the Salon. In 2004, she started working for Legacy House of South Jordan as a stylist. Chris is the proud mother of 2 boys and loves spending time with them. She enjoys being outdoors camping and fishing, but also doing crafts like painting and crocheting. She loves working for Legacy because she feels the residents are her family.

Ashlie Nielsen RN, Resident Care Coordinator


Ashlie was raised in Riverton, Utah. She attended Riverton High School and went to nursing school at Utah State Eastern in Price. She started at Legacy House of South Jordan in December of 2006 as a CNA and later worked as a Med Tech. While she attended school, Ashlie would commute back back and forth so that she could work weekends and holidays at Legacy House. For Ashlie, Legacy House of South Jordan is home. She values her relationships with our residents and her associates and looks forward to serving them in her position as Resident Care Coordinator.

Craig Barney, Dining Services Director


Craig found his love for food at an early age. He has fond memories of being so excited to help his mother and grandmother prepare meals for family parties, receptions, and weddings. As Craig got older, he continued his culinary arts education by taking food classes and this is when his passion food really started to flourish. Craig ran his family business for 6 years, during this time, he had the opportunity to take care of his grandfather in his final years. This experience really opened his eyes to not only the needs of the elderly but, the joy that they can bring to his life. He is am so pleased and honored to join a company that marries both of his passions together.

Patty Siebold, Recreation Director


Patty was born in San Diego California where she came to love the ocean and beach! Her family moved to Oregon where she met and married her husband of 40+ wonderful years, they have 4 children, 10+ grandchildren and she loves spending time with all of them. She has been working here at Legacy House of South Jordan for 5+ years mainly in our memory care activity program. Patty has a great love for the residents and feels it a blessing and honor to be able to share her time and love with them. Patty’s hobbies are studying nutrition, running, dancing, cooking, decorating, making floral arrangements and entertaining family and friends. One of her dreams is to serve a mission with her husband. But for now, she will be learning, growing and loving the sweet associates and residents here at Legacy House of South Jordan where she loves coming to work every day.

Maria Perez, Housekeeping Supervisor


Maria is originally from Mexico, and raised in California. She has worked with Legacy House of South Jordan since 2008. She enjoys working with the elderly because she gets to know so much about their childhood, education, etc.. When she is not at work, Maria is 100% a full-time soccer mom. She enjoys supporting her three children as they play their favorite sport--SOCCER.










Chris Robb, Maintenance Director


Senior living has always been a major part of Chris’s life. His dad has worked in senior care since Chris was born, so it’s always been a natural fit for Chris. He has worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant, chef, and in maintenance and enjoys relating to the residents while listening to their stories. In his personal time, he enjoys doing anything surrounding basketball and cars (even detailing them), and spending time with his family, especially his nieces and nephews.