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."

Marshea Freant-Vitt
Director of Admissions

Marshea is a graduate of Emory University where she received a BA in Psychology and Sociology.  She went on to earn her Master's Degree from Mercer University in Marriage and Family Therapy.  She practiced Marriage and Family Therapy at both inpatient and outpatient facilities, and operated her own private therapy practice for a number of years.  Mid-career, she moved into the world of corporate sales and marketing, where she continued to use her skills as a therapist, but added multidisciplinary sales and business operation skills.  She held a Director level position in Admissions, Outpatient Services, and Operations.  She is thrilled to be joining the Genesis Pikes Peak Team!