The Leadership Team
Rose Black, Executive Director
Born and raised in Price, Utah, Rose received a scholarship to study at the University of Utah. To help with finances and gain clinical experience, she enrolled in a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) course. It was this course that helped her realize her passion for working with the elderly. During college, she worked at Legacy House of South Jordan as both a CNA and medication technician. After graduating with a degree in health promotion education, Rose realized that Legacy House had become her second home.
Lorren Mitchell, Marketing Director
A South Jordan native, Lorren has been interested in the medical field since high school. Shortly after completing certifications for a Certified Nursing Assistant and Medical Assistant in 2007, she joined the staff at Legacy House of South Jordan. She was quickly promoted to the position of Resident Care Assistant, Assistant Administrator, and now Marketing Director. Lorren has the natural empathy, personality and professionalism that are essential for her position. She loves spending time with her family. Lorren loves the outdoors, camping, fishing, four-wheeling and is an avid runner.
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.