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.

Ann Terrell

Senior Lifestyle Counselor

Ann Terrell, began her career in senior living more than 15 years ago. Ann’s experience has given her the opportunity to work nationwide helping guide families through Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, and Skilled Nursing. An Iowa native, she is a University of Northern Iowa alumnus with a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and Marketing. She enjoys cultivating new memories with her family and friends while enjoying life to its fullest.

Alyssa Thomas

Director of Celebrations

Alyssa Thomas, has a wealth of experience in customer service, health care, and senior living. She loves interacting with the residents and getting to know them on a personal level. Alyssa discovers what makes the residents happy and personalizes activities to promote engagement and interaction with other residents and team members in the community. She was born and raised in Hendersonville, North Carolina then moved to Kansas in 2016 where she resides today. Alyssa truly wants what is best for the residents and feels privileged to help them live their best life.

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.

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.

Peter Nugent

Business Office Manager

Peter Nugent, holds a real passion for working with seniors. It began while he served as the pastor of a Kansas City church. Following Peter’s retirement from the pastoral ministry, he went to work in a retirement community in Olathe, Kansas where he strived to make a difference in the physical, emotional, and spiritual lives of the residents. Peter is excited to be a part of the team at The Welstone At Mission Crossing and to help serve our seniors with excellence.