Meet Our Staff

Katie Savute

Katie Savute

Administrator

Katie holds a Bachelor’s and Master of Social Work from Wichita State University. Katie has over ten years of experience in the field of Social Work which ranges from child welfare to geriatrics. Ka…

Kelsie Matta

Kelsie Matta

Director of Human Resources

Kelsie brings over nine years of human resources experience with her in addition to achieving a degree of Master of Science in Psychology with a focus on Industrial/Organizational Psychology. She is p…

Ashley Pontious-Smith

Ashley Pontious-Smith

Director of Nursing

My name is Ashley Pontious-Smith. I am the new DON at Regent Park Rehab. I am a McPherson Kansas native. I have 3 children, several animals and husband. When I’m not at work, I’m usually at an eve…

Becky Bartley, RN

Becky Bartley, RN

Clinical Compliance Nurse

Hello my name is Becky Bartley I have been an RN for 25 years. I have practiced in several fields of nursing including hosptial,long-term care skilled, state surveyor, rehab and hospice. Most of my …

Mallory Orr, RN

Mallory Orr, RN

Weekend Care Coordinator

Mallory is new to Kansas, having come all the way from Florida to be a part of our team. Mallory brings experience in geriatrics, long term care, critical care and home health. Mallory is excited for …

Ashlea Shrogen

Ashlea Shrogen

Director of Rehab

Ashlea is a licensed Occupational Therapy Assistant and has 20 years of experience as a COTA. She has worked in acute care, acute rehab, home health care, and in skilled nursing facilities. Ashlea e…

Kayla Hiebert

Kayla Hiebert

Social Services

Kayla holds a Bachelor of Social Work from Bethel College in North Newton, KS and a Masters of Social Work from Newman University in Wichita, KS. She has a wide variety of experience and over ten year…

Rachel Clark

Rachel Clark

Director of Life Enrichment

Rachel’s bubbly and energetic personality radiates through Regent Park. Rachel started her geriatric experience as a candy striper and a volunteer at Via Christi St. Francis when she was 14 years ol…

Melanie Cushman

Melanie Cushman

Admissions Coordinator

Melanie has worked at Regent Park for nine years. Melanie is an LPN and has a total of 27 years of long term care and geriatric experience. Melanie has experience as a CNA, charge nurse, clinical dire…

John Ricketts

John Ricketts

Director of Dining Services

John became interested in cooking and decided to work in a restaurant during his early high school years. He went to culinary school at Johnson and Wales in Denver, Colorado. After a brief time workin…

Dana Widler

Dana Widler

Director of Environmental Services

Dana has been at Regent Park for over nine years. He has spent the last 40 years in the maintenance and building services fields. “I enjoy being a working manager. Keeping our residents comfortable …

Tamara Wyss

Tamara Wyss

Tamara has worked at Regent Park Rehabilitation and Healthcare for nine years as a MDS Coordinator, and she has worked for Foundation Properties 15 years. Tamara has 21 years of Nursing experience in …

 Michelle Hawkins

Michelle Hawkins

MDS Coordinator

I have been a nurse for 27 years and prior to that worked as a CNA. I thought that working in my local nursing home would be a good starting point for my nursing career with the goal to gain experien…

Lori Owen

Lori Owen

Neighborhood Care Coordinator

I have been in the medical field for 39 yrs. I started as a Nurse aide in 1982. Received my medication aide in 1984 and became a LPN in 2003. I have experience in long term care, med/surg in a hosp…
Mallory McCoy

Mallory McCoy

Amherst Care Coordinator LPN

Mallory is an LPN and has a total of 15 years of long term care, geriatric, and specialty experience in Urology. Her journey began as a CNA and developed a passion for nursing, where she developed ski…

Matt Swanson

Matt Swanson

Physician’s Assistant. P.A.

Rebecca Buell, APRN

Rebecca Buell, APRN

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