TBA, Executive Director
Bio coming soon.
Emely Bitanga, Marketing Director
Emely was born in the Philippines, and migrated at the age of 12 to Hawaii. She was introduced to the medical field during a summer program in high school working as a nurse's aide. After moving to Las Vegas in 1996, Emely managed a group home, and joined the United States Army, which open many doors and lead her to Legacy House of Centennial HIlls. Emely has 2 daughters and a son, whom she is very proud of. Some of her favorite hobbies are hiking, traveling, gardening, and cooking. She believes that creating relationships and touching the heart of everyone she meets, leads to many blessings.
Wayne Jackson, Assisted Living Manager
Wayne Jackson is from Brooklyn, New York and his parents are from South America. Wayne moved to Las Vegas in 1995. Wayne has been in the health care industry for over 30 years, working as a CNA and also as the Director of Housekeeping in a skilled nursing facility. He loves working with the elderly because it gives him a purpose in life. Wayne attended Wayne State University for Business Administration. He is the seventh of ten children and has two children and five grandchildren of his own. Wayne loves to travel. Visits to Japan and Dubai are both on his "bucket list" of places he'd like to visit someday. Wayne looks forward to learning more about management in his new role at Legacy House of Centennial Hills.
Vanesa Martinez, Administrative Assistant
Though she is proud to be born in the Golden State, Vanesa is happy to call Las Vegas, Nevada her new home. Family lives close by so that makes life a little bit easier for Vanesa, her husband and their three boys. Vanesa jokes that she is a total soccer mom...minus the mini-van. Vanesa is excited about her new position at Legacy House of Centennial Hills and looks forward to the daily interactions she has with our residents and their families.
Crystal Phillips LPN, Resident Care Coordinator
Crystal has been a nurse for 11 years, starting in Colorado and then in Nevada. Crystal has worked in long-term care, sub-acute care, hospice and even worked as a school nurse. Crystal has been married for 15+ years and has 5 children. She loves all the colors of the rainbow and dogs. Crystal likes Mexican food and enjoying the warm weather of Vegas. Crystal's favorite hobby is painting. If there is chocolate or Laffy Taffy in your candy dish...watch out...if Crystal sees it, it won't be there for long.
Melanie McKeel, Dining Services Director
Melanie was born in Pittsburg but moved to Las Vegas two years ago to be closer to her family. Her culinary career started in 1994. In the past ten years, prior to moving, she trained under a Master Chef and became a head cook at a corporate cafeteria and catering business. When Melanie decided to move to Las Vegas, she decided another change was in order. Melanie has a great love and compassion for people, thus assisted living is a natural fit for her. When she isn't working, Melanie loves to travel, especially somewhere near the water. Melanie is very proud dog-mom to Ozzy.
Cindy Bordner, Recreation Director
Cindy is originally from the Buckeye State. Growing up in Ohio, Cindy lived on a farm, near a small town, with her father, mother and six siblings--a real "mom and apple pie" life. Years later and after marrying, Cindy moved to Las Vegas, Nevada. After spending just a few years in Las Vegas, she moved to Charleston, South Carolina. While living there, Cindy developed a real love for the ocean and the rain. Nevertheless, in 2015, Cindy moved back to the Las Vegas desert and sunny weather. Cindy and her husband, Ric, have three sons; three beautiful daughter-in-law's; and three very cute grandchildren. She is also mom to two rescue labradors, Mattie and Luke. Cindy enjoys crocheting, photography and crafts of all sorts. Her love for crafts is especially evident at Legacy House of Centennial Hills where she enjoys both teaching residents new skills and encouraging others to participate again in hobbies they once enjoyed.
Bryant Bushman, Maintenance Chief
Bryant is a Las Vegas native, he went to Vo Tech High school for drafting and construction education. He moved to Boise, Idaho to attend BSU for a Marketing/Mid Management degree and later decided he enjoyed Vegas weather better and moved back. He became Chief Engineer for Clark County Library District and managed 29 building operations throughout the county and oversaw construction of many of the libraries in his 25 years of service. Bryant enjoys his family of two boys and two girls. Together they enjoy outdoor activities like ATV riding, camping and fishing. He is excited to be a part of the Legacy House community and looks forward to serving the residents and associates there.