Management Profiles

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.

Ryan Anderson, Marketing Director

Ryan was raised in the great state of Tennessee, but as of late, Utah is home. Ryan is currently studying at Brigham Young University. He enjoys working at Legacy Village of Provo because he is able to develop strong relationships with the residents. Ryan loves being able to connect with residents and their families and strives to make them happy every day. In his spare time, Ryan enjoys whitewater rafting, rock climbing, or skiing.

Patrick Williamson, Assistant Administrator

Patrick was born and raised in Pleasant Grove, Utah. He has worked in the health care industry as a Certified Nursing Assistant and a scheduling manager prior to joining the team at Legacy Village of Provo. He enjoys working with residents and their families. If he can make someone’s day better or happier, then he has a better day. Patrick enjoys working with both great colleagues and great residents here at Legacy Village of Provo. If he is not working, you can find Patrick playing basketball or softball somewhere. He loves spending time with his family and teaching his boys how to help others.

Sabrina Armstrong, Administrative Assistant

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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.

James Schofield, Dining Services Director

Jimmy is a graduate of BYU-Idaho with a degree in culinary arts. He has always had a passion for food. After studying at the Le Cordon Bleu in Patisserie and Baking, Jimmy channeled his passion for food and opened his own bakery. JImmy is excited to work at Legacy Village of Provo and looks forward to pleasing residents and their guests. Bon Appetit.

Kiffyn Dykstara, Recreation Director

Kiffyn was born and raised in the wonderful city of Las Vegas, Nevada, but for the past 8 years, Utah has become her home. She enjoys working at Legacy, where she is able to build strong relationships with the incredible residents and learn from their life experiences. Kiffyn is passionate about enhancing their lives 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 the 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 their daughter.

Connie Hodgson, Housekeeping Supervisor

Connie was born in California and lived there most of her life. She loves living in Utah and is blessed to have most of her children and grandchildren here. As her family was growing up she owned and operated several small businesses one right after the other that would enhance her family life. She had a preschool, a daycare, cleaning business, a home school co-op, professional organization, and was a nanny just to name a few. When her children started having children she became a Doula and has worked with midwives in delivering several babies. Connie cared for her husband's grandparents for many years as well as several other seniors and now cares for her mom. Connie loves our seniors stories and the experiences they have to share. Our residents here at Legacy have become an extended part of her family and she loves coming to work every day. Her motto is "what may I do to make your day better?" Seeing our residents smile makes her smile too. She enjoys doing family history, home remodeling and repair, and learning more about preparedness, natural medicines and cures, spending time with her family and serving others.

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.