Leadership Team

Chad Draper
Chad Draper
Executive Director

With more than 4 years of experience in the Healthcare community, Chad brings experiences stemming from; home health care, administration, sales, and marketing. Chad is dedicated to continuing the outstanding legacy of quality care and concern for the residents, staff, families, and visitors of Sterling Court. Chad is married to his wife Brady and they have one beautiful daughter named Madden. His love of seniors was fostered from a very young age. Chad was extremely close with his grandparents and loved listening to their stories and has fond memories of childhood vacations with them. This is something that has not wavered and he would love to see continue with all of our residents. Chad hopes to help continue the long last tradition of Sterling Court being the premier retirement living community in southern Utah.

Kori Leverington
Business Office Manager

Kori Leverington has held positions in the medical administration field for over 8 years with a degree in health science and various medical certificates. Kori loves to travel to the Caribbean with her family, and spend every possible weekend with her husband, daughter and 2 boxers living life on the lake.

Jeanette Hughes
Activities Director

Jeanette joined Sterling Court 10 years ago in the activity department. Jeanette creates programs to meet the needs of the mind, body, and spirit of our residents and their families, focusing on events in-house and in the community. Her fulfillment is being with the residents and offering them many different activities to choose from, they are part of her family. (She loves her job) We have done many humanitarian projects for the community and for the military deployed. Jeanette has been married for 37 years and has five daughters and five beautiful grandchildren.

She enjoys traveling, reading, sewing, collecting vintage items, shopping for bargains and spending time with family and friends.

JaDee Stewart
Resident Care Director

JaDee has been part of the Sterling Court family since 2014. Through her years with us she started in the dietary department then shortly after found her passion for caring for the elderly and became a C.N.A. and now her new title is Resident Care Director. She oversees resident care plans and medication management. Supervising a full staff of C.N.A.’s and Medication Technicians she also works closely with our residents daily. When JaDee is not at Sterling Court she enjoys softball, volleyball and spending time with family, friends and her dog.

Kortney Ahlstom
Dietary Supervisor

Kortney developed a passion for food and service at an early age while working at his family-owned restaurant in Tropic, UT. In 2004, he began his employment at Sterling Court as Dietary Manager. During his nearly 9 years at Sterling Court, he helped establish and raise the bar for fine dining. In 2013 Kortney moved to North Dakota to work as a floor hand for Unit Drilling. He then accepted an Executive Chef position at a fine dining restaurant back in his hometown of Tropic. After a year of working as the Executive Chef, he decided to move back to St. George to be closer to family and returned to Sterling Court as the Executive Chef in 2016. Kortney and his wife have 4 children. He enjoys motocross and riding with his family on the weekends.

Brent Nichols
Maintenance Supervisor

Brent has been a part of the Sterling Court family since 2007. He is responsible for the structural and operational integrity of the community in accordance with federal, state and local standards and guidelines. He is beloved by residents and staff and works closely with all departments to ensure the community is safe and functional.

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Kercia Hughes
Marketing Director

Kercia joins Sterling Court to guide families and potential residents through the move-in and transition process, as well as make current residents feel at home. Kercia has always had a passion for connecting with the senior community and hearing their life stories. She recently moved to St. George, UT with her husband. They are excited about the opportunity to enjoy the warm weather and beautiful golf courses in the area.

“VERY PROFESSIONAL ENVIRONMENT WITH CARING EMPLOYEES……I would encourage anyone who is looking for a wonderful place to live to visit Sterling Court before you make any final decisions.”
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