Leadership Team

Lance Dearden, Executive Director

Lance was born and raised in Utah and attended the University of Utah for his undergraduate and graduate degrees in mass communication and occupational therapy, respectively. He began working at the University Hospital, then Primary Children’s Hospital before beginning his work in transitional rehabilitation in 2011. Lance enjoys working at Legacy Village of Taylorsville because the top priority is always residents and guests. When he's not at Legacy, Lance enjoys spending time with his family, running, U of U athletics, and going to the lake.

Kathryn Bennett-Hutchison, Admissions

Kathryn was born and raised in Firth, Idaho. She graduated from Utah State University in human resources with a minor in psychology, but her healthcare career began with a CNA position. She enjoys working with the elderly because there is so much to learn from their stories and experiences that could be applied to one's own life. Kathryn pursued her license in social work and now continues serving guests and families at Legacy Village Rehabilitation. In her spare time, she loves to cook, bargain shop, attend concerts, go to the movies and create memories with family and friends. A sweet tooth, Kathryn welcomes you to stop by her office, say hello and sample from one of her many candy dishes.

Becki Pulley RN, Director of Nursing

Becki has been a nurse for 18 years and has loved every minute of it. She started working in geriatrics, thinking it would be short term and that she would soon be off to a hospital setting. However, she fell in love with the people she worked with and found great rewards working in skilled nursing communities. Becki loves the care model of Legacy and enjoys the atmosphere. In her spare time she enjoys reading, hiking, ATV rides, camping and spending any time she can with her family.

TBD, Director of Therapy Services

Bio Coming Soon.

Megan Whitbeck, Social Services Director

Meagan's favorite thing about working at Legacy Village is the team. She loves the way they work together to help guest's reach their rehabilitation goals. Her love for the senior industry began at a skilled nursing facility, where she first worked after graduating from BYU – Idaho in social work. She quickly found how rewarding working with the aging population could be. Meagan grew up in Dallas, Texas. In her spare time, she enjoys being with her family, watching movies, and baking.

Danielle Mecham, Assistant Administrator

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Jami Boutsis, Business Office Manager

Jami was born and raised in Utah. She started her career in long term care working in payroll and human resources. Jami became a successful business office manager early on in her career and now enjoys being part of the great team here at Legacy Village. She is proud of the quality care we provide to our residents. In her free time she golfs in a women’s league and loves to travel to Texas to visit her son and spoil her granddaughter.

Shaun Huff, MDS Coordinator

Bio Coming Soon.

Eric Ramaekers, Recreation Director

Bio Coming Soon.

JoAnne Timmerman, Dining Services Director

JoAnne first started working as a dishwasher in a nursing community when she was 14 years old. She moved up very quickly and became a cook when she was just 15 and has been cooking ever since. JoAnne set her goals high and is now excited to work as the Dining Services Director at Legacy Village Rehabilitation. Her mission as the Dining Services Director is to provide guests and their families with a pleasant and enjoyable experience through the food that she and her team prepare. She believes in working together as a team so that all can learn from each other.

Terry Hutchison, Maintenance Director

Terry is very proud to be from Gerome, Idaho. Terry grew up working in the potato fields, and owning his own lawn care business during his high school years. He moved to Utah and worked for Aladdin IND Manufacturing for 35+ years. He attended Salt Lake Community College and received his business degree from Mountain West College. He is also a certified building inspector. Terry is excited to join the Legacy family, where he enjoys knowing that he can make a difference in the life of others. Terry loves his family, camping, and four-wheeling.