Meet the team at our community in Westminster, CO.
Executive leadership embraces our strong values.
Robert Baker Executive Director
The following year, he moved to Denver to lead a care community serving individuals with traumatic brain injuries. Robert has served in leadership roles in assisted living communities, skilled nursing facilities, and care campuses ever since, most recently as Executive Director of a 237-bed care campus located in Denver.
A Licensed Nursing Home Administrator and Assisted Living Residence Administrator, Robert regularly facilitates training for the Colorado Assisted Living Administrator Training Program and adjuncts at local colleges. He holds a Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resource Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Northern Colorado, where he played college football.
In his free time, Robert enjoys the outdoors with his wife and two children and competes in long-distance trail running events in the beautiful Rocky Mountains.
Jenna Butterfield Healthcare Administrator
Jenna’s love of the Lord and her passion for serving seniors, staff and families alike is evident to all who know her. She is always expressing “the importance of the team”.
Dylon Knowlton-Rau – Photo Coming Soon! Director of Resident Services
Prior to working in senior living, his early career was focused in hospitality and sales. With a servant heart, it was an easy transition into a Director of Hospitality role at a senior living community in 2019. Dylon found his purpose and passion in fostering smiles during one of the most difficult times our industry has faced. He is dedicated to creating and providing exceptional, one-of-a-kind experiences for everyone under our roof.
Dylon and his team focus on building community engagement through life enrichment programs that bring families, residents, and team members together. He views his role not simply as a job, but a position to love and serve others through relationship-building and support of health, happiness, and growth. Dylon trusts and believes in his center of influence, “Every day is an opportunity to make a meaningful and lasting impact on the people we interact with.” In his free time, Dylon enjoys traveling with his wife, hiking with his dog in the Rocky Mountains, and trying new restaurants.
Ashley Smart Assisted Living Director
She later moved to Colorado and joined the Covenant Living team in 2012. She started at Covenant Living of Colorado as a CNA, and then promoted to Healthcare Unit Coordinator and SAIDO Chief Lead. In 2022 she was promoted further to Assisted Living Director and was a recipient of Covenant’s Inspired to Serve award. She loves helping residents utilize our continuum of care and find how our team can best assist as resident’s transition through all stages of life.
Ashley is an avid outdoor person and enjoys recreational softball. She lives locally with her husband and dog Kahlua.
Gerry Hinderliter Director of Human Resources
Being in Human Resources for his entire career, he has supported many different industries. He has worked in San Francisco for Catholic Healthcare West (now Dignity Health), in Portland Oregon for the American Orient Express, and in Boulder for a telecommunications firm. Garry attained his Master’s Degree in Management from San Francisco State University, holds certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources and in Change Management, and enjoys finding opportunities to use math in the workplace. He loves his job, the residents he serves, and the amazing people he works with. Garry lives by the axiom: “There is no problem we can’t solve together.”
Anna SeChrist Sales Director
Joining the Covenant family in 2021, Anna helps seniors thrive, enjoy life and most importantly give peace of mind. Her compassion for seniors doesn’t stop with the move-in, they become family that she continues to nurture and care for. Anna has worked in independent living, assisted living and memory care communities, and truly enjoys helping seniors find a community that is the right fit.
Stephanie Manley Director of Philanthropy
Stephanie focuses on expanding philanthropic efforts for the Benevolent Care Fund. She has a Master’s Degree in Education and a Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration. Prior to Covenant, she spent 14 years with HCA Healthcare at The Medical Center of Aurora, where she led the hospital’s community program for seniors and volunteer program. She created and led a community partnership program combining staff, volunteers, and physicians’ efforts to donate over $600,000 and 22,000 volunteer hours to local non-profit organizations. Her experience includes serving as the Director of Development at the Food Bank of the Rockies, the largest non-profit hunger-relief organization in Colorado where she was responsible for a $6 million fundraising budget with an annual increase of 3% in financial donations.
James Williams Dining Director
He joined Covenant in 2019 as the Dining Room Manager and was promoted to Director in 2021. James enjoys creating a culinary experience for our residents and getting their feedback to make the experience even more personalized. In his free time James is a member on the #6 Men’s Roller Derby Team in the world and enjoys reading, watching movies and of course trying new restaurants.
Kay Sorvik Chaplain
Originally from Minnesota, Kay grew up camping in Colorado frequently. It came as a great joy for her to discover this place of ministry as the perfect fit for her gifting. In all that she does, Chaplain Kay desires that the values and mission of this community, to love God and our neighbor, are lived out in her life so that our residents feel encouraged and supported. She is devoted to lifelong learning and is blessed through growing meaningful relationships with the residents of this special community.