Meet the Team

Rudy Littlefield Executive Director Escalante at Coventry

Rudy Littlefield

Executive Director

Rudy Littlefield has over 30 years of experience in the senior living industry. Throughout his career, he has worked in various parts of the health care field, including emergency medical care, medical transportation, acute care delivery, durable medical equipment management, skilled nursing and rehabilitation, and senior care. Rudy is excited to lead the Escalante at Coventry team! 

Ashlee LaCharite Sales and Marketing Escalante at Coventry

Ashlee LaCharite

Director of Sales and Marketing

Ashlee LaCharite realized her passion for helping seniors while in college. After graduating, she worked in geriatric health care for five years to help build her base knowledge, then joined our Escalante at Coventry team three years ago. Ashlee sees our community and residents as her home and family! Migrating from Southern California, she loves having a “home away from home” in our community.

Outside of the office, Ashlee enjoys camping and riding and racing off-road motorcycles. 

Patti Rushton Vibrant Life® Director Escalante at Coventry

Patti Rushton

Vibrant Life® Director

Patti Rushton serves as the Vibrant Life® director for our Assisted Living neighborhood. She has years of experience in health and wellness and is also a certified yoga instructor, specializing in seated senior yoga. Patti is an artist, an enthusiast of nature, pet-lover and more; she infuses these passions into her role, teaching a variety of art classes, hosting education classes on nature and the environment, and coordinating pet therapy visits from farm animals and therapy dogs. Often known around our community as “The Fun Lady,” Patti keeps our residents busy playing games, building relationships and having fun.  

Aubree Barlocker

Aubree Barlocker

Vibrant Life® Director

Aubree Barlocker has worked in senior living for over eight years. She began her career as a certified nursing assistant and moved into a director of Activities role before landing as our Vibrant Life® director. Aubree says her favorite part of working in senior living is getting to know the residents and their families, while building strong connections and relationships with them. She is passionate about planning fun events and bringing out the creativity of our residents. 

Nancy Aruscavage Generations Program Director Escalante at Coventry

Nancy Aruscavage

Generations Program Director

Nancy Aruscavage serves Escalante at Coventry as the Generations Program director. She has a master’s degree in gerontology and focused her graduate work on improving quality of life through physical activity and exposure to the natural world. Nancy also works as a research assistant for an advance care planning study.

Outside of work, Nancy is an avid soccer player and organic gardener.  

Michelle Parks R.N. Director of Nursing Escalante at Coventry

Michelle Parks, R.N.

Director of Nursing

Michelle Parks has been a registered nurse for nearly 20 years, with over five of those being focused on seniors. She loves working with seniors and establishing relationships with our residents. In her free time, Michelle likes to spend time with her boyfriend, two sons and Boston Terrier, Bella. 

Tyler Hayes

Tyler Hayes

Culinary Services Director

Tyler Hayes spent over 10 years in the Chicago restaurant scene, working in award-winning restaurants and some of the best hotels in the city. He transitioned to Utah seven years ago, making the shift to ski resorts in both Park City and Alta. His broad knowledge and experience in the hospitality industry drive him to continuously improve the dining experience for our residents. 

Outside of work, Tyler enjoys going to the driving range or playing a round of golf.

Kim Christensen Business Office Director Escalante at Coventry

Kim Christensen

Business Office Director

Kim joins our team as the Business Office director, bringing years of experience in customer service and business operations. She joined our community in 2020 as a concierge and quickly realized this is where her heart thrives.  

Outside of the office, you can find Kim reading, vintage shopping or spending time with her three beautiful granddaughters who, along with her husband, light up her life. 

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