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.