Meet the Team

Stacey Taylor

Stacey Taylor

Executive Director

Stacey Taylor serves as the executive director at Kiley Ranch Senior Living. She is a committed leader and has almost a decade of experience in the senior living industry. Prior to working in senior living, Stacey was a vice president in banking for over two decades. She is passionate about helping seniors and making them feel at home, and lives by her motto to “never settle for good enough, good is the enemy of great” every day.  

Outside of work, Stacey enjoys spending quality time with her family and pets or curling up on the couch with a good book. She is a huge 49ers fan and loves to watch football.  

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John Murphy

Director of Sales and Marketing

John Murphy brings nearly 40 years of mass media management and sales experience to Kiley Ranch Senior Living and has worked in the senior living industry since 2019. Improving the lives of elders and their families has become more than a new career path for John; it’s his passion. A believer in lifelong learning, John is also furthering his education through the University of Southern California’s Leonard School of Gerontology. 

John has lived in the Reno/Tahoe area for over 50 years. He met his wife, Laurie, when she was a radio DJ and he was managing sales at the same station. They’ve been married for over 30 years and have two grown sons, a granddaughter and a Yorkie mix rescue, Bob the Dog. John enjoys a wide variety of music, traveling and home improvement projects. 

Jace Mejia Perez

Jace Mejia Perez

Generations Program Director

Jace Mejia Perez brings over 10 years of senior living experience to the position of Resident Care director at Kiley Ranch. Jace loves working with seniors and giving them the service they deserve, and has spent time as a caregiver, med tech and Health Services director at other senior living communities. 

Born and raised in Washington, Jace moved to Nevada 10 years ago. When she isn’t working, Jace loves cooking, watching baseball and football, and spending time with her family.  

Bryce Allen

Bryce Allen

Culinary Services Director

Chef Bryce Allen serves as the Culinary Services director at Kiley Ranch Senior Living. Originally hailing from northern California, Bryce began his culinary journey at the age of 16. He earned his A.A. degree in culinary arts and specializes in Mediterranean and American traditional cuisine with a focus on healthy lifestyle diets. Bryce believes that the way to someone’s heart is through good food, so he will be tugging at our residents’ heartstrings with amazing culinary experiences!  

In his free time, Bryce enjoys spending time with his family, fishing and skiing in the Great Basin. 

Patrick Deterding

Patrick Deterding

Building Services Director

Patrick Deterding is the Business Services director for Kiley Ranch Senior Living. He has previously worked as a caregiver and medication aide in memory care and assisted living communities and traumatic brain injury facilities. Patrick is a problem-solver who is constantly seeking new ways to help others and grow as an individual.  

Originally hailing from Sacramento, Calif., Patrick is passionate about math, physics and philosophy, and spends much of his free time reading books to better understand these subjects. He also enjoys composing music, building furniture, and spending time with his friends and family.  

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