Meet the Team

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Rex Peterson

Executive Director

Rex Peterson joins the Solstice at Lee’s Summit team with 25 years of leadership and management experience. For the past 15 years, he has worked in the senior living industry at both the regional and senior levels, serving as a marketing director and executive director. As a young boy, Rex volunteered at numerous senior living centers, where he found he was able to share his passions for music and service.

In his spare time, Rex enjoys playing the keyboard and singing with his worship band at church, helping out with the family business, and spending time with his wife, five children, and 10-month-old grandson.

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Jill Baldwin-Morgan

Executive Director

Jill Baldwin-Morgan comes to Solstice at Lee’s Summit with a strong knowledge of the health care industry and more than a decade of experience in the senior living industry. She understands the important role home care plays in the lives of families and their loved ones and takes pride in crafting an environment where clients can maintain their health and independence while also alleviating their families’ stress.

She is the proud mother of a beautiful daughter and a dog lover. In her free time, she enjoys planting flowers and runs regularly to stay in shape.

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Mark Leary

Business Office Director

Mark Leary has been part of the team at Solstice Senior Living since 2008. While most of his years within the community have been with the culinary team serving the residents delicious meals, he is now the business office director, ensuring accurate financials for both the residents and his fellow team members. If you don’t see Mark at the community, he is most likely on the paintball field, cooking or spending time with his 6-year-old son.
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Kelli Street

Director of Sales and Marketing

Kelli Street’s love for seniors began at a very young age when she would accompany her mother, who worked as a registered nurse, to a senior living community. Kelli began working as a nurse’s aide at 18, then earned a degree in health care management from Columbia College.

Her goal for Solstice at Lee’s Summit is to touch as many lives as possible through compassion, kindness, empathy and integrity.

Kelli is a Kansas City native and has lived in Lee’s Summit for six years. She is a proud mother of her 13-year-old daughter and three pets. She enjoys playing softball, fishing, reading, going to sporting events, and spending time with friends and family.

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Brent Frisbie

Culinary Services Director

Brent Frisbie is the chef at Solstice Senior Living of Lee’s Summit. After attending Le Cordon Bleu in Las Vegas at the age of 25, Brent ventured into a culinary career that has lasted over two decades. He has worked all over the world catering VIP special meals for sports teams and cruise lines. In 2013, Brent moved to Dallas and became the executive chef and culinary adviser for a company servicing senior living centers, in addition to starting his own private catering company. In 2016, Brent moved to Kansas City and became a chef instructor in order to be able to spend more time at home with his family, and to help educate the next generation of future culinarians.
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Shawn Frazier

Vibrant Life Director

Shawn Frazier brings over a decade of senior living experience to Solstice at Lee’s Summit. She likes to think outside the box and come up with new and creative activities for residents.

Shawn enjoys staying active and being part of a team. Her family includes seven children, two grandchildren and a third grandchild on the way. She also enjoys playing on her ice hockey and roller blading teams.

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Charles Rhodes

Building Services Director

Charles Rhodes has been in the apartment industry for almost 40 years, with most of his experience working in senior living community-style apartments. He’s been serving the Lee’s Summit community for the last 12 of those 40 years.

Over the years, he has held multiple positions, including assistant manager, manager and maintenance supervisor. Now, Charles serves as the building services director, where he oversees any construction, maintenance and housekeeping duties. Keeping 140 or so residents happy is his main goal, and according to our residents, he does a fine job at it.

Born and raised here in the Jackson County area, Charles is a local guy with a love and loyalty for the local sports teams. This includes Chiefs football and Royals baseball, which are his passion. He and his wife, Terri, have three grown children between them. Charles loves his job and believes the best part of it is how working for the seniors has helped him become the person he is now in life. His words of advice are to “just listen to what they are saying.”

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Patty Jo Wilcoxson

Concierge

Patty Jo Wilcoxson has been in this great community for 13 years, serving at the side of her husband, Philip, as managing partners. When the change came for Solstice, it was the proper time for her to become the head concierge and become serve at the community’s front desk. She believes in loving and caring for her residents and their families as her own family. She enjoys being a part of the great staff here as we join arm and arm to help care for these wonderful seniors. Her job to smile in-person and on the phone sets the tone of a great experience for visitors and residents alike.

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