Leadership Team

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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.

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Jackie Howard
Business Office Manager

Jackie was born and raised in Utah. She moved to North Dakota with her husband for 11 and a half years when she decided to return back to Utah. She has 3 children, 3 grandchildren and is expecting 2 more in a few weeks! She also has 2 fur babies, a Great Dane and a Doberman Pincher. They keep her plenty busy! Hawaii is her Hakuna-metadata place so tries to travel there once a year. Jackie has over 24 years of Human Resource and Payroll experience and she is thrilled to be working in our community!

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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.

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Cora Moore
Marketing Director

Cora is from a small, beautiful town in Teton Valley, Idaho where she grew up as the youngest of three. She moved to St George, UT three years ago to start a new adventure and find her passion. She has always loved working with the elderly and learns something new every day that she spends with them! Cora first knew she wanted to work in geriatric care when her great-grandmother went into a nursing home. As a child, she would visit her often and she always had so much fun visiting her and looked forward to the visits. Cora has worked at Sterling Court since the fall of 2017. She started as a CNA and soon went to being a MedTech. Cora was Resident Care Coordinator for 2 years and she is happy to take on the Marketing Director position. Cora loves the residents and her co-workers at Sterling and she looks forward to going to work every day.

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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.

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Joddy Moss
Director of Nursing

Joddy brings an incredible amount of knowledge, compassion, and positive energy to Sterling Court. With over 25 years of experience, Joddy has excellent clinical, organizational, and managerial skills to add to our team. Joddy’s kind heart and friendly nature have been infectious since she started here at Sterling!

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Cassie Finkbeiner
Resident Care Director

Cassie has always had a passion for medicine and helping others. She grew up with both her mother and grandmother as nurses and was able to see the impact they made on their patients’ lives. She is also pursuing a career as a physician to pursue her passion of medicine. The residents at Sterling Court have made a huge and positive impact in her life for the past two years as a CNA and MedTech. Cassie enjoys anything outdoors and that keeps her physically active. She also loves to spend quality time with her friends and family.