Meet the Team

Garrett Lee
Executive Director 

Contact: GLee@CovLiving.org

Garrett began his employment with Covenant Living of Bixby in July of 2015 after serving for several years at a retirement community in Manhattan, KS. He, along with many of our current team members, opened our community in December of 2015.  He has worked in the healthcare industry for 11 years and has a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration. Garrett is also a Licensed Long-Term Care Administrator. Garrett is very passionate about delivering a superior level of customer service in everything we do, to everyone we serve.  He is responsive, knowledgeable and sincere in how he serves older adults. Garrett says, “The most rewarding metric in evaluating how we are doing are the meaningful relationships that are built in our community.” 

Teri Melton
Director of Marketing 

Contact: TMelton@CovLiving.org

Teri has worked in the Health Care Industry for 36 years, and has been at Covenant Living of Bixby since prior to the opening of the Community, playing an instrumental role in the startup of the Community.  Teri is extremely proud of the consistent full occupancy and waitlist that we have achieved at Covenant Living of Bixby – she says that it makes her job easier that the residents who live here love it! It gives Teri great pride to help older adults and their loved ones make the transition from their traditional houses to a retirement community go smoother and with minimal stress. Teri says, “I am passionate about working with older adults and I feel no day is complete unless I can help make someone smile.”

Diane Moore RN
Assisted Living Director 

Contact: DMoore@CovLiving.org

With 39 years of nursing experience, Diane Moore has been at Covenant Living of Bixby since prior to its opening and played an instrumental role in the startup of the community. She is experienced in many different types of nursing, which has given her the ability to adapt to different environments and changes.  Diane is very passionate about the physical, mental and spiritual well-being of the residents, and she prides herself on being a liaison between the residents and their doctors.  Diane says, “I believe that nursing is primarily common sense, I listen to and learn from the residents because they know their bodies better than anyone else.” 

Jennifer Laub
Dining Services Director

Contact: JLaub@CovLiving.org

Jennifer has a BA in Human Relations and has been working in the food service industry for 40 years. Professionally, Jennifer’s passion is to see people thrive and to bring joy and nourishment to residents as well as building a team that is compassionate, professional and strives to take ownership to grow their own career with pride and integrity. Jennifer believes that problems are not problems, but opportunities and that when an opportunity arises with our residents, the end goal is to take care of them and bring happiness. She started out as an executive chef, but Jennifer said “I wanted to do more than cook. So, I finished my degree at age 48 and became a mentor in my field. I enjoy being a director of dining in senior living.” 

Terry Gandy
Director of Facilities

Contact: TGandy@CovLiving.org

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Terry Has been in the facilities management business for over 35 years with 19 of them being on the healthcare side. He joined the Covenant Living of Bixby family in 2020 after 9 years of being a part of our sister community, Covenant Living at Inverness. Terry has a strong safety background and has been a leader in safety for over 25 years. He is very passionate about the quality of the service and care that the residents and staff receive and his main goal is to provide the safest and best-maintained community possible.    

Tina Fullmer
Resident Engagement Coordinator 

Contact: TFullmer@CovLiving.org

Tina has worked in the Healthcare Industry for 13 years.  She previously served as an Activity Director in Long Term Care for 10 years.  She has been at Covenant Living of Bixby since prior to its opening and was instrumental in the startup operations.  Tina takes great pride in helping the residents with problem solving, memory exercises, crafts, cooking, games, shopping, and numerous other activities. Tina enjoys working with older adults and her joy-filled laugh is often heard echoing throughout our community. Tina says she “is inspired to build happy and healthy relationships and to provide opportunities for residents to engage in things that are fulfilling for them.” 

Kelli Williams
Business Office Manager 

Contact: KWilliams@CovLiving.org

Kelli has worked in her field for 40 years and has been with CovenantLiving of Bixby since before it was opened, playing a key role in the start-up of our community.  She is educated in Business Administration and Human Resources and continued to grow and improve her skills in different fields, which allowed her to branch out in other areas like medical and benefits positions.  Kelli enjoys her job, serving from the heart, and knowing that she has made a difference. Kelli says, “Everyone needs a good education because it is your foundation that leads you to make better decisions and good choices in your life.” 

John Fagg
Chaplain

Contact: JFagg@CovLiving.org

Affectionately known as ‘Pastor John’ at the community, John is a retired Covenant pastor who relocated to the Tulsa area from Houston, Texas and has been a part of the Covenant Living of Bixby family starting in December 2019. Prior to the Ministry in the Evangelical Covenant Church, Pastor John had a varied professional background in the Coast Guard as an engineer and in business. He graduated from seminary in 1999 and has been active in church work for over forty years. John believes that we never outlive the need to learn and that we should never stop pushing personal limits. He also believes that God gives every day for a purpose, and in discovering that purpose we find our welfare and see God’s glory. John and his wife, Judy, live in Tulsa near their son, daughter and grandchildren.