Executive Director of Cross Creek at Lee’s Summit
As Executive Director of Cross Creek at Lee’s Summit, Laura Benefiel is responsible for the overall day-to-day operations of the community. She oversees the budget and ensures that Cross Creek continually strives to provide quality service. In this role, her goal is to assist in providing a safe, family-like atmosphere that residents call their home. She also aims to create a community that residents’ families are comfortable visiting and entrusting their loved ones under her team’s care.
Laura received her Bachelor of Social Work degree in 1995 from the University of Central Missouri.
Laura has been with Capital Health Management since 1998, starting as the Director of Social Services at a sister facility Crown Care Center. In 1999, she transferred to another sister facility Wilshire at Lakewood Care Center as the Director of Social Services. Although she thoroughly enjoyed her time at Wilshire practicing social work, she was ready for a new challenge and decided to get her Administrator’s License and then made the move to Executive Director of Country Club in 2009. In early 2019, Laura was appointed to her current position as Executive Director of Cross Creek at Lee’s Summit.