Pete Nugent Exec Director

Pete Nugent

Executive Director

Executive Director Pete Nugent joined the senior living industry after a career as a sales and marketing executive in the kitchen cabinet and appliance industries. He has also served as the senior pastor of a church in the Kansas City area. During his time as a minister, Pete found his passion for working with seniors, and supporting them as they faced the challenges that come with aging. After retiring from the full-time ministry, Pete was motivated to work in the senior living industry, where he has since held various positions in different senior living communities. Pete’s desire is to provide exceptional service and value to residents, not just meeting expectations, but exceeding them. Outside of work, Pete enjoys volunteering with charitable organizations that help veterans and the homeless. He’s been married for 44 years with two grown children and two granddaughters. Pete and his wife love to travel and he’s an avid bicycle rider.


Kelley Baker

Director of Celebrations

Director of Celebrations, Kelley Baker, previously served as the concierge for two years at the community. Now she works to create an entertaining environment for residents to connect through various activities held at the community and around Kansas City. Some of these activities include outings to various local events as well as weekly social opportunities, such as ice cream socials, bingo, and mix and mingles, to create exciting experiences for our residents.

Kelley is married with three kids and two dogs and enjoys being with her family and friends in her free time.

Anasha Skannal

FitCamp® Health & Fitness Coordinator

Anasha Skannal CFT, CET, SFN, FitCamp® Health & Fitness 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 At Mission Crossing’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.


Dave Bauer

Business Office Manager

A Kansas native, Dave’s career has spanned over the last 40 years with various leadership positions in the energy, global manufacturing, supply chain management, logistics and senior living industries. He attributes his success throughout these positions by building lasting relationships and providing excellent customer service. In his free time, Dave enjoys spending time with his wife of 20 years, Terri, and his six children and eight grandchildren. Fun fact: Dave first became acquainted with The Welstone when his father became a resident in October 2016.