Traditions Management communities practice our core values daily to maximize the quality of life for our residents and provide the highest level of care and service. Our team members honor our values by recognizing important versus necessary actions, serving with dignity and building lasting and meaningful relationships with residents and families.
With these core attributes in mind, we proudly highlight the following members of our Traditions team who have recently been promoted from within.
Congratulations Libby Mellinger, Rebekah Nicholas and Heather Satterfield! We are grateful and blessed to work alongside you.
Libby was born and raised in Indiana and was drawn to the locally owned and operated Traditions at North Willow community. She received her Activity Director and Certified Nursing Assistant certifications in 2002 and added her Social Services Designee certification in 2004.
Libby joined Traditions at North Willow in November of 2016 as a Community Relations Director. In February of 2019, she began taking classes to become a Residential Care Administrator and received her license this June when she was promoted to Executive Director.
“I have been given incredible opportunities with Traditions Management. The owners and Regional VP of Operations supported and encouraged me along the way to stick with it and achieve my goals.
North Willow and our residents are home to me. We work hard to make this a place of excellence in every way possible because we care so much about residents and their families. We know their stories and their wishes, and I believe strongly in serving everyone with options that enrich and often change their lives in surprising, positive ways.”
Libby is the proud mother of four children and grandmother to one grandson.
Community Relations Director
Rebekah graduated from Boyce College in Louisville, Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science in Global Studies. She joined the Traditions Management team as a front desk receptionist in December of 2017, was promoted to Move-in Coordinator in September of 2018 and then promoted once again to Community Relations Director at Traditions at Beaumont in April of 2019.
“I am so honored to help people along their journey, and Traditions has allowed me to continue to grow as a person and professional. I never expected all of these opportunities, but the possibilities truly are endless with the right tools, skills and development!
It is a privilege to walk alongside a new resident and their loved ones as they navigate potential struggles living at home, goals for a new way of living and as they take a leap of faith and become part of our community. It is a joy to watch them make new friends, thrive and enjoy life.”
Rebekah and her husband live in Louisville and enjoy spending time outdoors with friends & family whenever possible.
Community Relations Director
Heather was born and raised in Kentucky and moved to Southern Indiana with her family in 2007 to help care for her father. She began work in healthcare as an in-home caregiver and knew she wanted to continue serving her elders.
Heather joined the Traditions Management team in August of 2017. She was a part-time housekeeper and a part-time receptionist. In May of 2018, she was promoted to Move-in Coordinator, then promoted shortly after to Community Relations Director at Traditions at Hunter Station in September of 2018.
“I’ve always felt welcome at Hunter Station and have been given the tools to grow and succeed. I’m honored to be considered for these positions and appreciate that Traditions sees and recognizes their employees and believed in me.
I know what goes into caring for someone close to you, someone you care about. My oldest daughter has a very rare chromosome disorder called Kleefstra Syndrome. My residents become part of my family, and I love to hear their life stories and to build trusted relationships with them. This is a beautiful place we share together each day.” Heather and her husband have three daughters, Olivia, Peyten and Emma.
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