Pikes Peak Center
2719 N. Union Blvd.
Colorado Springs , CO 80909-1145

719 636-1676

Our Leadership Team

Debra Welker
Center Executive Director

Debra graduated from UNC with a degree is Therapeutic Recreation in 1985 and was hired as an activities director in 1986 here in Colorado Springs.  She always had a desire to be able to provide excellent service to residents in long term care, which inspired her to become a Nursing Home Administrator in 1996.  She enjoys combining her inner activities skills with her daily job as an administrator.  Debra says, "The residents are a big part of my heart and family."

Giavonni Peguero, RN
Center Nurse Executive

Giavonni and has been the CNE at Pikes Peak since January 2018.  She has been with Genesis since 2013.  She started her nursing career as an LPN, and held various positions within the Genesis Corporation to include PRN nurse, Restorative Nurse, Unit Manager, and  ADON.  She received her nursing degree from Darton College, her BA in Psychology from Brewton Parker College, and an MHR from Oklahoma University.  She states that she loves her "job" at Pikes Peak Center because it is a warm environment that allows her to be a nurse, care for her residents, educate the staff and not feel that she is at "work".

Sonia Villalpando
Admission Coordinator

Sonia has been in the healthcare industry since 2011.  She was born and raised in Southern California but moved to Colorado Springs to pursue her career in Gerontology. Her drive to help others and commitment to the senior population has proven to be a great asset to Pikes Peak Center.  Outside of work, Sonia takes advantage of the running trails and hikes as much as she can.

Lindsay Bryceland
Rehabilitation Program Manager

Lindsay served in the United States Army for 28 years. After his service, he joined the rehabilitation team at Cheyenne Mountain Center. In 2007, Lindsay was promoted to Rehabilitation Program Manager, where he continues to motivate his team to achieve the maximum outcome for the rehabilitation patients. He is currently the Rehabilitation Program Manager for Pikes Peak Center and Cheyenne Mountain Center in Colorado Springs.