1520 East Bates St, Springfield, MO 65804
(417) 881-0500

Our Team

Christy Kay

Christy Kay

Executive Director

Christy graduated from Ozark Technical Community College with a degree in Practical Nursing. She joined the Fremont team in 2015 and is passionate about working with seniors. Christy and her husband have 4 children and 2 grandchildren. In her spare time, she enjoys sports with her children and spending time with her family.

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Sara Copper

Director of Wellness

Following her passion for helping others, Sara graduated from Ozark Technical Community College with a degree in Practical Nursing. She started working for Arrow Senior Living communities as a floor nurse in 2016, then worked her way up to the Care Coordinator position. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her growing family, which includes her husband, baby, and dog Sophie.

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Debra Britt

Care Coordinator

Bio Coming Soon!

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Jim LeMaire

Executive Chef

Bio Coming Soon!

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Rachel_Essmyer

Rachel Essmyer

Resident Services Director

Rachel graduated in May 2018 from Missouri State University with degrees in Gerontology and Psychology. She is originally from St. Louis, where she worked with older adults and found her passion. She started at the Fremont in January 2018 as a practicum student and joined the team by February.

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Hayley Elkins

Business Office Director

Hayley is originally from Kansas City, but moved to Springfield in 2014 to attend Missouri State University. It was here she met her husband and graduated in May 2018 with a business degree. She joined the Fremont team in 2015 as a server and quickly developed a passion and a heart for working with older adults. She has had the privilege to experience several different departments at The Fremont such as culinary, marketing, and administration. She feels incredibly blessed to be able to call The Fremont her home away from home.

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