Jeff Brown

Executive Director

Jeff brings over 32 years of experience from multiple corners of the healthcare and senior living industries. He’s a proven leader with a strong resident focus, and he comes to the community eager to partner with residents and families to bring about desired improvements, as well as further elevate our standards for hospitality and service. Outside the community, Jeff is a weekend gardener, scuba diver, old movie buff, and a scholar with no fewer than three advanced degrees.

Kathy Vollenweider

Director of Recreation & Events

Kathy was born into a military family and settled in Kansas City after her senior year in college. She has more than 20 years of customer service experience in such industries as aviation, marketing, education, and senior living. She is truly passionate about helping our residents live richer, fuller and happier lives.

Ross Fraser

Executive Chef

Ross, Scotland born and bred, was trained at the Glasgow College of Food Technology. He held senior positions including the former Executive Sous Chef to the Duke and Duchess of Roxburgh. Ross came to the U.S. in 2001 and served as Executive Chef of The Emerson Inn and Spa. Significantly, Ross was named in the “International Who’s Who of Chefs,” a list of the world’s top 100 Chefs. In 2010, Ross moved to Kansas with his wife and two children where he began his career in the Senior Living industry as Executive Chef.

Anasha Skannal

FitCamp® Personal Training Coordinator

Anasha Skannal CFT, CET, SFN, FitCamp® Personal Training Coordinator, has enjoyed fitness all her life starting with competitive gymnastics until 18, then a Track and Field Scholarship at Wichita State University. She is a Certified Fitness Trainer, a Specialist in Fitness Nutrition, Exercise Therapy and Senior Fitness. The Welstone’s FitCamp® program utilizes specialized, HUR exercise equipment with smart technology, personalized training sessions and dedicated full-time fitness coaches to better empower seniors to pursue individualized fitness goals in a welcoming, senior-specific environment. In her free time, Anasha enjoys movie and dinner nights with her husband, traveling, and spending time with her family and their dog, Bear.