Our Leadership Team

Melissa Gilliland Executive Director Legacy Ridge at Trussville

Melissa Gilliland

Executive Director

My name is Melissa Gilliland. I am excited to be joining the team at Legacy Ridge Trussville as the Executive Director. I have been in Administration with assisted living and memory care for 6 years. I enjoy working with seniors because they have a wealth of knowledge to learn from. When I am not working, I enjoy traveling, being outside, reading, and spending time with my daughter, Lanni.

Caleb Brink Sales And Marketing Director Legacy Ridge At Trussville

Caleb Brink

Sales and Marketing Director

Caleb comes to Legacy Ridge Assisted Living and Memory Care with 4 years of sales experience in the insurance industry, serving the greater Atlanta area. A product of a military family, Caleb values being of service to his community and sees a great opportunity with Atlas, and more specifically with Legacy Ridge Trussville. He and his lovely wife, Haley, recently moved back to the Birmingham area to be closer to family and loved ones. 

When he is not working at Legacy. you may find Caleb on stage. Caleb is an accomplished actor and singer who has performed professionally all over the country for the last 12 years. He is also an avid golfer, playing every chance he can get.

Caleb is very excited to be joining our team and to be of service to our current & future residents!

Kaysie Lamb Wellness Director Legacy Ridge At Trussville

Kaysie Lamb, RN, BSN

Wellness Director

Kaysie joined Legacy Ridge in April 2022, and we are so excited to have her be a part of our community. Kaysie graduated from  Jacksonville State University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and is a registered nurse.

Kaysie loves working with seniors because she is able to positively impact their lives every day. She has been married for 11 years and has two wonderful children who are 10 and 6 years old. When Kaysie isn’t working, she loves to travel.

Becky Hopson Lifestyles Director Legacy Ridge At Trussville

Becky Hopson

Lifestyle Director

Becky has worked at Legacy Ridge for over four years. She was previously the Concierge and Lead Care Associate before moving to the Lifestyle Director position. When asked what her favorite part of Legacy Ridge is, she said, “Getting to be a part of our residents’ lives every day is an honor to me. I love working with seniors and feel that we all can learn so much from them.”

One of Becky’s favorite things to do with the residents is to sit down and reminisce with them about their past and life experiences. Becky is a Trussville native and loves serving her community.

Danielle Gaines Dining Service Director Legacy Ridge At Trussville

Danielle Gaines

Director of Dining Services

Danielle Gaines is our Director of Dining Services. She was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. Danielle said she found a love for cooking at an early age. She is named after her grandfather, Daniel, who was the head chef for St. Vincent’s Hospital at one time. When Danielle isn’t cooking, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Michael, to whom she has been married for the past 19 years, and her daughter, Cameren.

Aaryn Learn Maintenance Director

Aaryn Learn

Maintenance Director

I was born and raised in Iowa. I have been working in maintenance for senior living facilities for 21 years. I love to help in any way I can with the goal of making someone’s day better. In my down time I enjoy playing the electric guitar and spending time with my family.”

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