Meet The Team

LEGEND DEVELOPMENT CENTER
PROGRAM DIRECTOR

TESS COLLUM

Tess Collum is originally from Lancaster, Pennsylvania and recently moved to the Pacific Northwest in late 2017. She serves as the Program Director for a new residential treatment facility, Legend Wellness Retreat Center. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from Kutztown University and is currently finishing her MBA with a concentration in Healthcare Management.

She has worked with children with developmental delays and behavioral challenges for over ten years in many facets; as a Program Manager for foster youth in a group home, Therapeutic Staff Support, camp counselor, private coach in gymnastics, nanny and volunteer. She has served six years in the Army as a Medical Service Corps officer participating in missions such as delivering dental, medical and behavioral services to underserved populations in Arkansas.

As a certified massage therapist and advocate of natural treatment, she passionate about holistic mental health and is excited to make the dream of the residential retreat center a reality.

LEGEND DEVELOPMENT CENTER
EQUINE SPECIALIST

TAYLOR CARLSON

Taylor Carlson, equine specialist, originally from Skagway, Alaska moved to Pullman early in 2018. She is currently earning a Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science from Washington State University while also completing training to be a veterinary technician.

Taylor had a love for horses while growing up but after battling cancer she found a new path through life with horses. This revelation led her to guide horseback tours through the nature of Southeast Alaska for two summers. Catering to the large quantities of cruise ship guests drew a television crew to do an episode on the company she was working for which she was interviewed on, this show was Best of America by Horseback.

Taylor has developed a true passion for connecting people with horses and is working to share this wonderful connection with others.

SUPPORT STAFF

MICHELLE WHITE
Support Staff
+1 208.874.2595

LAURA AGUIRRE
Medical Biller
+1 805-234-1670

KYMBERLY REDMOND
Project Manager
+1 416-671-7150

Meet The Horses