Wellmore, a premier healthcare and wellness retirement community in Tega Cay, S.C., is pleased to announce the hire of Rusty Yaple as director of facility services.

In his new role, Yaple will play an integral role in maintaining the brand new, luxury community. He will oversee the maintenance and housekeeping personnel and help with various departmental projects. He will also organize and direct all aspects of the campus’ services including short term, scheduled, preventative and emergency maintenance for equipment, buildings and grounds of the community.

“We are thrilled to have Rusty join our team at Wellmore of Tega Cay,” said Vice President of Wellmore Heather Rusnak. “He has a proven track record of maintaining retirement community excellence and is dedicated to the mission of providing top-quality retirement living for our members through upscale facilities, care and services. He will play a pivotal role in the continuing development of our community.”

Yaple is experienced maintenance professional. He most recently served as maintenance supervisor for Saint Mary’s Home of Erie in Erie, Pa., where he managed the daily operations of three campuses. In total he worked for Saint Mary’s for 15 years starting as a maintenance technician and growing in roles within the company.

“After spending over 15 years in long term care and being a part of the development of St. Mary’s Home of Erie, I am excited for the opportunity to be a part of the Wellmore team, added Yaple. “In addition to the breathtaking campus and home-like atmosphere, Wellmore’s dedication to its members and team is unsurpassed. To be able to share my diverse facilities experience and have the opportunity for continued growth with Wellmore as it continues to develop is outstanding. I look forward to spending many years with Wellmore!”