The Experience Team is comprised of dynamic professionals that are fueled by their passion to empower people as they grow older to live life to the fullest. They are chefs, nurses, educators, builders, facilitators, innovators and caregivers, all focused on making a positive impact on the lives of residents, their families, and team members.

Phill Barklow, President at The Reserve.
With over 30 years of dedicated service in the senior living industry, Phill is renowned for his commitment to designing, delivering, and operating innovative senior living communities with a focus on individualized, resident-centered care leveraging the latest advancements in wellness, connectivity, and modern technology to enrich their lives.
Phill Barklow
Jeff Slichta, Chief Operating Officer at The Reserve.
With more than 25 years of senior living operations expertise, Jeff is committed to pioneering exceptional experiences for residents, their families, and team members, pushing boundaries to redefine the industry’s standards.
Jeff Slichta
Chief Operating Officer
Brandi Williamson, VP of Sales & Marketing at The Reserve.
With two decades of experience in senior living sales performance management, Brandi provides leadership and direction through her commitment to establishing and fostering connections and personal relationships with prospects, residents, their families, and team members.
Brandi Williamson
Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Susan McCormick-Agee, VP of Health & Wellness at The Reserve.
Leveraging her extensive background as an RN in clinical operations, regulatory compliance, crisis management, and strategic partnerships, Susan is dedicated to delivering high-quality, holistic care for residents in supportive and empowering environments.
Susan McCormick-Agee
Vice President, Health & Wellness
Meredith Peterson, VP of Quality at The Reserve.
Meredith, armed with dual master’s degrees in Public Health and Business Administration with a specialization in Health Care Administration, is dedicated to upholding uncompromising quality standards in senior living. Her unwavering commitment ensures that residents consistently receive the highest level of services and care excellence.
Meredith Peterson
Vice President, Quality Experience
Greg Sever, VP of Culinary Experience at The Reserve.
As Certified Executive Chef and Western Region Dr. L.J. Minor Chef Professionalism Award recipient, Greg exemplifies steadfast dedication to his craft. His passion for culinary excellence extends beyond the kitchen as he generously volunteers at Rocky Mountain Chefs of Colorado, where he imparts his culinary expertise, ensuring continuous growth of the next generation of chefs.
Greg Sever
Vice President, Culinary Experience
Hunter Macleod, Senior VP of Real Estate Development at The Reserve.
Hunter, a visionary developer with over 17 years in real estate and a decade focused on senior living communities, is committed to revolutionizing the industry. His innovative designs and holistic approach have earned him recognition as a leader, exemplified by his 2022 Future Leaders Award, as he seeks to create transformative, inspired senior living experiences.
Hunter MacLeod
Angelica Ybarra, VP of People at The Reserve.
With three decades of human resource management and leadership experience, Angelica is a certified Residential Care Facility for the Elderly (RCFE) administrator dedicated to building a world-class team that shares ESL’s mission of creating purpose-driven, resident-centered senior living communities.
Angelica Ybarra
Senior Director of People
A chef at The Reserve standing over a variety of ingredients and a cutting board putting on white gloves.


At the heart of our mission lies the creation of purposeful, interconnected communities, which extends to our team members as well. Are you interested in collaborating with individuals who share a deep enthusiasm for the well-being of seniors? Our hands-on educational approach is designed to assist you in reaching your professional goals and advancing your career. Your wealth of experience is our driving motivation. We aim for your work to inspire excitement, and we value and respect the contributions of every team member. Intrigued? Get in touch with us today!