Meet the Team
Tom Inderhees is the executive director at Travanse Living at Olathe. His duties include overseeing the community’s day-to-day operations and team management, hiring all department heads and care staff, and coordinating with the management company, Integral Senior Living.
Tom joined Travanse Living and Integrated Senior Living in 2018 after a 20-year career in the senior living industry, originally working in information technology. Tom is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator, and earned both his master’s degree in management information systems and a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems from Friends University.
Tom felt that taking on an administrative role would allow him to passionately serve seniors and make a difference in the lives of older adults. As executive director at Travanse Living at Olathe, he is able to directly impact seniors by creating a community where people learn and live happily.
An Indiana native, Tom enjoys watching his favorite sports teams, working on cars with his son, and spending time with his family and golden retriever, and is an active member at his church.
Director of Sales and Marketing
Rachael Locke-Garcia received her Certified Nurse’s Aide certificate in 2009 and is scheduled to graduate from Southern New Hampshire University with a bachelor’s degree in health care administration in May. She brings nine years of dementia care experience and 15 years of managerial experience to our community. She gained managerial experience at Brookdale College Square as sales and marketing director. While at Brookdale College Square, Rachael was responsible for new resident outreach, staff hiring and training, vendor relationship maintenance, and sustaining good relationships with the families of residents.
Director of Sales and Marketing
Lori Nelson recently joined as Director of Sales and Marketing with Travanse at Olathe Senior Living. She has many years of sales experience, ranging from being a medical sales representative in the pharmaceutical industry to teaching and operating her own Pilates studio in California.
Her personal experience of helping her parents move into an assisted living community led to wanting a career helping other families find peace of mind.
She started her career in senior living sales at Sunrise Senior Living of Leawood as an Associate Director of Sales.
Then she was a sales and marketing director for a local memory care community. Lori has found it truly gratifying to help families find solutions for their loved ones.
In her spare time, she enjoys being with her two adult children, riding her horse, Nico, and practicing yoga.
Meet Aaron Attebury, Maintenance manager for Travanse Living at Olathe. Aaron brings years of experience to our team – experience that will ensure our community is well taken care of on a daily basis.
Aaron has overseen maintenance in a variety of settings, including assisted living and memory care communities, for over 12 years. He spent nine years as director of Operations and Maintenance manager at Tutera Family Communities. He has overseen maintenance, laundry, housekeeping and transportation services.
Aaron is looking forward to his new role with Travanse Living. “I am looking forward to this new experience,” Aaron said. “This is a wonderful opportunity to expand both my personal and professional growth, and I’m excited to be a part of the Travanse Living team.”
Aaron has lived in Belton, Mo., all his life. A family man, he has been married to his wife, Leslie, for 18 years. They have three sons, Jacob, Zachary and Quinten.
Business Office Manager
Meet Teri Bechtold, our Business Office manager. Teri will be one of the first people you see as you enter our community, and she's always excited to greet residents with a friendly and familiar face. Teri will be able to answer any questions you have.
Teri is a Kansas native through and through. After traveling around the country as a self-proclaimed "army brat," Teri finally settled down in Kansas and eventually graduated from Kansas State University. When Teri first moved to Kansas, she lived with her grandparents for two years, and it's a time of her life that bred her fondest memories. In fact, it inspired her to work with older adults – "because they have the best stories and are super lovable."
Teri is married with two children in Kansas City.
Resident Care Director
Kristy Brown is our Resident Care director here at Travanse Living at Olathe. As Resident Care director, Kristy plays a pivotal role in our community. Her responsibilities include hiring, supervising, training and managing the performance of the nursing staff, as well as conducting and overseeing the completion of all resident assessments, medication administration and documentation.
Prior to joining the Travanse Living at Olathe team, Kristy served as Regional Resident Care director for 10 communities in the Integral Senior Living family. A San Diego native, she began her career in nursing at age 17, and has been passionate about working with seniors since age 12 when she started volunteering at a nursing home.
Kristy and her husband have two children and two dogs. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family outdoors.
Vibrant Life® Director
Meet Amy Catalina, Vibrant Life® director. Amy was born and raised in Olathe, Kan. She has always had a passion for helping others and has worked in the service industry for almost 25 years. Amy moved to Springhill, Kan., 10 years ago to raise her children in a more country-like environment. Amy enjoys attending her children’s activities, such as baseball, football, basketball, volleyball and softball. She also enjoys the outdoors, fishing, camping and taking country drives to explore wildlife.
Elevate Culinary Services Director
Jason Bowers is the Culinary Services director for Travanse Living at Olathe. Following in the footsteps of a family of great cooks, Jason turned his grandfather’s culinary nurturing into his passion at an early age. It all started in the seventh grade when he and his grandfather would watch and learn from cooking shows on television and then test out the recipes.
Jason received his associate degree in culinary arts in Ottumwa, Iowa, and brought his skills to the East Coast, where he experienced “real” seafood and true Italian and Greek cuisine. It was here, in Providence, R.I., where he graduated from the famed Johnson and Wales Culinary school. He then brought his talents to Kansas, where he worked as executive chef with Dean and Deluca in Leawood, Kan. In 2003, Jason opened Café Trocadero, which won “Best New Restaurant in Kansas City 2003.”
“I am inspired to always grow and create the best product for clients, patrons and families,” Jason said.