Jared Nye, Executive Director
Jared is a graduate of Weber State University with a Masters degree in Health Administration but credits residents and families for making him a better person. He learns so much from them every day. Jared has worked for Legacy Retirement Communities since 2006 in many capacities including a Certified Nursing Assistant, Certified Medical Technician, Administrative Assistant, Assistant Administrator and as the Executive Director at sister-community Legacy House of Ogden. He is excited about this position at Legacy Village of Provo. His philosophy is that one becomes successful when work turns from being a chore and becomes a passion. He loves the outdoors and spending time with his family.
Isaac Catchatoorian, Marketing Director
Isaac was born and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina. After spending time in California, he moved to Utah to earn his marketing degree. He strives to spread the southern hospitality he grew up with to everyone he comes into contact with. Though new to the senior living industry, he brings a wealth of knowledge in both digital marketing and multimedia. Above all else, Isaac values the meaningful relationships he is able to build with the residents and their families in his new position as Marketing Director. In his spare time, Isaac enjoys good food, spending time outdoors, and filming videos for his production company Catchastory Films.
Analia Alvarado, Assistant Administrator
Analia has worked in the healthcare industry since 2011, and has been working with Legacy since 2015. Analia was born in Uruguay, but grew up in Provo. She loves soccer and enjoys sharing the sport with her six children. In addition to coaching and playing soccer, Analia follows international soccer and is a big Real Salt Lake fan. Analia enjoys mystery and historical based literature, working with the elderly and learning their personal stories.
Rachel Aedo, Administrative Assistant
Rachel has lived in California for all her life, but has spent the past few years living in Utah while attending BYU. She graduated with a degree in English, and was married on August 1, 2018. Rachel is new to Legacy’s team but enjoys getting to know her coworkers and the residents. She enjoys reading, staying busy, and spending time with her husband. She loves the many opportunities she finds at Legacy to enrich the lives of others, and looks forward to spending her time here.
Shawna Schultz, RN--Resident Care Coordinator
Shawna was born and raised in Utah County and feels that it is the best place to live and raise a family. She graduated from UVU in 1995 and has been a Registered Nurse for over 19 years. She has worked in the senior-care industry for over 14 years and has a passion for working with the elderly. Shawna loves building relationships with both residents and her co-workers. She looks forward to coming to work each day. In her free time, Shawna enjoys cooking (and eating), travel, and most of all spending time with her family.
Beau Ford, Dining Services Director
Beau has been cooking since he was young, his culinary journey started in the kitchen with his grandmother helping her bake pies and cook Thanksgiving dinner. His interest in cooking led him to attend the Le Cordon Bleu in Scottsdale, Arizona where he received his degree in Culinary Arts and Business Management in 2012. He has also worked in numerous restaurants and learned how they operate. Beau loves taking care of our residents, and is excited to direct Legacy Village of Provo’s dining services program.
Kiffyn Dykstra, Recreation Director
Kiffyn was born and raised in the wonderful city of Las Vegas, Nevada, but for the past 8 years, she has made Utah her home. She enjoys working at Legacy, where she is able to build strong relationships with the residents and learn from their life experiences. Kiffyn is passionate about enhancing the lives of our residents and is a strong believer in helping the residents feel pampered and loved. Kiffyn looks forward to coming to work each day and spending quality time with our residents. She has always had a passion for lifting other’s spirits through a good party and food. In her spare time, you can find Kiffyn studying, hiking, cooking, shopping and spending time with her husband and beautiful daughter.
Carrie Teasdale, Housekeeping Supervisor
Carrie grew up in various parts of the United States including New York and Denver. She has lived in Utah since 2003 and loves the beautiful landscape. She enjoys new challenges and learning opportunities and because of this, has worked in the medical field, hospitality, housekeeping, film industry, musical theater, business world and moonlights as a genealogist. Carrie has four daughters and has spent most of her life as a caretaker to her mother and various family members in their senior years. Nothing gives her more pleasure than making someone’s day just a little bit better.
Ricardo Bencosme, Maintenance Director
Ricardo has been a member of the Legacy family since 2004. Ricardo worked for two of our sister communities prior to joining the team at Legacy Village of Provo. He always finds time to associate with residents and family members and strives to make a personal connection with each resident and family member. Ricardo was one of six recipients to receive the 2012 Corporate - Personal Touch Award and was recently featured in a television commercial for Legacy communities. When he isn't at work, he enjoys riding horses and spending time with his family. Ricardo is a Board Member of the Utah Chapter of the Ponies of America Club where he is involved heavily with the youth organization.