Executive Director Jackie Roy, originally from California, has lived in the Vail area and Grand Junction for 20 years. She has over 20 years’ experience in hospitality, sales & marketing and management with seniors.
She enjoys the smile on seniors' faces and showing potential residents what we have to offer.
Jackie is a proud and very lucky mother of six amazing children, four girls and two boys, and has four beautiful grandchildren. She volunteered and taught snowboarding for 8 years in Vail and is active with her church. Jackie also volunteers with Snow Sports Outreach Society with students in Eagle County and with the Chamber in Mesa County.
Director of Sales and Marketing
Annie LeVan is the director of Sales and Marketing for Solstice Senior Living at Grand Valley. Annie’s professional background includes advertising, management, sales and being a true renaissance woman as she owned and operated Handi Annie home repair and remodeling.
Annie has had the privilege of being the local companion and caregiver of a great-grand parent, two sets of grandparents and both her husband and her own parents. She has been on the other side of working with senior living situations and understands this very complex journey. Annie is looking forward to the opportunity to share her personal experience and help others transition to senior living.
Annie has lived in Grand Valley for over 40 years where she raised her three children and is now a proud grandmother of two beautiful grandkids. Annie has a strong love for adventure and her and her family enjoy their time together camping, hiking, mountain biking and exploring the great outdoors. Their outdoor adventures have taken them to the summit of several 14ers (mountains over 14,000 ft in height) and to the shores of Lake Powell among many other places.
Business Office Director
Glenda Reust joined Solstice at Grand Valley in 2018 as the Business Office director. She brings with her a rich background is business management and human resources. Glenda loves spending her off time with her Siberian husky and her two adult children, who still reside in the area. She loves taking advantage of everything the western slope has to offer, especially camping, fishing and enjoying the Colorado wildlife.
Culinary Services Director
Chef Seferino Apodaca, “Chef Sef,” was born in Fresno, California, and got into the service industry as a young boy, busing tables and helping around at a local mom-and-pop shop. Chef perfected his skills working with some of the best chefs from all over the country. Recently he was the chef at Community Hospital, as well as the executive chef and director of Culinary Services of Colorado Canyons Hospital of Fruita, Colorado. He brings his passion for food and is excited to share creative dishes. He shares seven children and seven grandchildren with the love of his life, Michelle.
Vibrant Life Director
Joey Long is a Colorado native and has lived in Grand Junction since he moved here in 2013. Joey has worked with Solstice since day one and has loved every minute of it! In his free time, you will rarely find him inside. Rather, he would be found more often outside hiking or camping in beautiful Colorado.
Building Services Director
Tom Fuller is a native of Florida and has been with Solstice since 2018. Not new to building services, Tom previously worked at large retirement communities in Florida. During his spare time, Tom burns up the road while riding his 2000 Harley-Davidson Road King.