About

Assisted Living and Memory Care

About Spring Park

Spring Park in the heart of Travelers Rest, South Carolina is dedicated to serving seniors in our assisted living and memory care environments. Our associates are chosen based on their passion for serving older adults in addition to their level of experience. We are honored to care for the elders of Travelers Rest!

Our Team

Ben Couch

Maintenance Director

Hello, My Name is Benjamin Couch. I am the Maintenance Director here at Spring park. I have worked here since January 2018. I started my career in senior living in 2016 with another company and found my true calling. I enjoy providing a safe and beautiful environment for our residents. The residents are the reason I take so much pride in what I do. I enjoy interacting with the residents on a day to day basis. I realize that all tasks directly impact the lives of our residents and helping them to live comfortable and happy is my top priority

Sandra Ferguson

Lifestyles Director

Sandra Ferguson, Spring Park Lifestyles Director has been with us for 10 months. She has 19 years’ experience in Activities. Born and raised in Greenville, Sandra has a lot of history to share with the residents on her joy rides. She was in the very first graduating class in the state of S.C. for Activity Professionals. She is also a Dementia Care Specialist.

Augusta Cannon

Maintenance Director

Augusta originally started her medical career working in a hospital, as a dialysis technician and decided to give senior living a try. She took a position with Emeritus Senior Living in 2009 as a care giver and slowly worked her way up. In 2014 she accepted a floor supervisor position at Spring Park Assisted Living and has advanced her career to currently being the Business Office Director at Spring Park. Augusta handles all aspects of billing for the community and its residents. While she juggles finances at work, she is also an on the go “baseball mom”. She has two beautiful children who love to come visit our resident’s as often as they can. Augusta says her favorite part of senior living is the residents. She enjoys spending her time assisting with their care and being a part of their everyday lives

Brandon Lemieux

Director of Dining & Executive Chef

Chef Brandon Lemieux joined our team as our Director of Dining/Executive Chef in January 2018. He was previously Executive Chef at the Hyatt Regency downtown Greenville for 7 years, and has worked in numerous restaurants including the Cliffs of Glassy and Farmhouse Mornings. His passion is bringing the freshest ingredients and partnering with local farmers to make an amazing dining experience. Brandon is excited to be a part of our team, and bring a taste of true Southern Hospitality to our residents.

Pete Bellinger

Director of Sales & Marketing

Pete joined Spring Park in January of 2019 as the Director of Sales and Marketing. Pete began his career in healthcare as a Registered Nurse in the hospital systems. Prior to joining Spring Park, he was an RN with a home health agency and was on the team dedicated to seeing residents in Assisted Living Communities. Pete loves working with seniors, and listening to all of their wisdom. Pete is married and has 3 boys, who all play baseball. When Pete is not at Spring Park, you will find him on a baseball field with one of his sons.

Keara Lee-Potter

Executive Director

Keara has been the Executive Director of Spring Park since February 2018. Keara graduated from Lander University. She began her career in healthcare in 1999 as a caregiver in an assisted living community, and later became an Executive Director. Keara has two beautiful daughters, Kirra Grace and Anna Nelson. When she is not at Spring Park, you will likely find her sitting in the sun with a good book.

Patience McMorris

Activities Director

Patience joined the Spring Park team in 2014 as a caregiver. In 2015 she became the Activities Director, where she ensured our residents days were filled with joy and fun. In 2018 Patience took on the role of Resident Care Director. Patience has two amazing children Jayden 12, and Teanna 6. When she is not at work you will find her spending time with her family enjoying the great outdoors.

Yakisha Watts

Wellness Director

Yakisha “Kisha” joined the Spring Park team in March of 2018 as the Wellness Director. Prior to joining Spring Park, Kisha worked as an LPN in the hospital systems, and in Skilled Communities. While working in Skilled Care, Kisha realized her calling was to help the senior population as they aged. This lead Kisha to Spring Park. Kisha has 4 children and 2 grandchildren. When Kisha is not at Spring Park she loves to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren.