Legacy Oxygen Staff

Bill Hewlett- Legacy Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Retired

Bill has over 29 years experience in the Home Medical Equipment and Home care Pharmacy industry. He has extensive experience in start-up medical businesses and the corporate medical arena as well. Along with over site responsibilities in both Durable Medical Equipment and Pharmacy areas, Bill served as the director of government relations for a large publicly held DME/Respiratory company from 1996-2000. Bill has a BS degree from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, is a member of the University of Kentucky Fellows Society, President of KMESA, and a Life Member of the University of Kentucky Alumni Association. Bill is the proud father of a son and daughter and the grandfather of two awesome granddaughters! Bill’s hobbies include cooking, golf and waterfowl hunting.

Debbie Rogers- Legacy Founder & Chief Marketing Officer

Debbie has over 24 years of marketing and sales experience in the Western Kentucky area. Debbie very successfully marketed home infusion therapy for a  leading national infusion pharmacy organization then spent twelve years with a national organization(500 locations) specializing in home respiratory equipment. During her tenure there she promoted the company’s products to the local medical community and additionally had responsibility for training other company marketing representatives on a regional and national basis. Debbie was the National Sales Representative of the Year for that company in 2003 and 2004 before becoming one of the founders of Legacy in 2006. Debbie is married and has one daughter. Her hobbies include golf, interior design and spending time with her English Bulldog “Diesel”

Tony Wade- Legacy Founder & Chief Operating Officer

Tony is originally from Murray, KY and attended Murray High School and Murray State University.  Tony now resides in Paducah, KY and serves as Chief Operating Officer for Legacy.  Tony is married and has one daughter.  His interests include golf, gardening and attending sporting events.

Tony has been in the Medical Equipment business since 1991 and served in a variety of capacities including delivery, management, operations and sales.

Kevin Alton- Chief Compliance Officer

Kevin has over 22 years of experience in the Home Medical Equipment business serving patients in the Purchase Area and Middle Tennessee. He has extensive experience in customer service, human resources, senior management and currently serves as Legacy’s Chief Compliance Officer. Kevin enjoys family and playing music.

Jessica Knott- Billing & Customer Service

Jessica has several years experience in sales, marketing and graphic design and almost 10 years of experience in customer service. Jessica has a true passion for learning new things, problem solving and helping others. She also loves traveling with her family, activities on the water and spending time outdoors.

Crystal Benard- Office Management

Crystal began services in the medical field in 1994. She has extensive experience (20 years) in the customer service/medical billing fields within physician offices and DME. Crystal has recently been promoted to Office Manager of our Customer Service staff. She enjoys the outdoors with her husband and son and serving within her church community.

Kady Lyons- Billing Manager

Kady has extensive experience (9 years) in the medical field both in home care and physician office experience. She has grown up and lives in Murray. Kady enjoys meeting and making new friends, fishing, disc golf and spending time with her dog Dylan.

Debra Beyer- Registered Respiratory Therapist,  RPSGT

Debbie has over 25 years of experience as a Respiratory Therapist. She has worked as a therapist in the hospital setting, Polysomnography (sleep apnea testing facility), and in DME (durable medical equipment). Debbie is a Registered Respiratory Therapist (RRT) and a Registered Polysomnography Technician (RPSGT). She is married with two children and enjoys spending time with them camping and being outdoors.

Debbie Ballard – Certified Respiratory Therapist, RPSGT

Debbie has been a respiratory therapist for over 20 years,working both in the hospital setting and in DME. She is also a registered polysomography tech with 10 years of sleep experience.  Debbie is married with two children and two dog children!

Dave Reeves – Sales Manager

Dave brings a vast array of experiences and talents to the Legacy team. His sales and marketing experience spans several industries including, newspaper, pharmaceutical, automotive and eCommerce. He is a graduate of Murray State University and is an avid golfer and woodworker. Dave is married and the proud parent of one daughter and a Jack Russell Terrier named Layla, considered by many as “the best dog ever”.

Chris Taylor – Customer & Patient Services Technician

Chris joined the Legacy team in June 2012. Chris comes to us with an extensive background in retail and retail management. Born and raised in Paducah, we know Chris is a great fit for our company. He is married to Angela and they have two kids Katy and Jacob.

Alison Bean – Customer Service

Alison was born and raised in McCracken County. Alison graduated from Freed Hardeman University in 2003. She spent 7 years in the education field before switching to the medical field in 2010. Alison spends her time away from work with family, church activities, and traveling.

Hillary Walter – Customer Service

Hillary came to Legacy in March of 2013. This company has quickly become her second family. She has been in the medical field for 14 years. Hillary lives in Metropolis with her husband of 15 years and their four legged baby, Bo diddly.

Mark Vannatter – Customer & Patient Services Technician

Mark has 7 years of experience in the DME world and really enjoys serving the community. Originally from St. Louis, Mark found Paducah a great place to raise his family. He loves to travel and anything to do with water.

Don Walker – Customer & Patient Services Technician

Don has 9 years experience in Durable Medical Equipment and enjoys helping and assisting Patients. He resides and has been a native of the Murray, Ky area all of his life. Don is a graduate of Calloway County High School. His hobbies include Muscle Cars & Outdoor Sports.

Elizabeth Floyd – Marketing Representative

Elizabeth has over 20 years of Durable Medical Equipment experience in Western Kentucky. She has experience in management and grew a business from the ground up to one of the top performing sites at her previous company. Elizabeth lives in Marion, KY with her husband, Stephen, and son, Blake. She loves spending time with family, which includes her dachshund named Scruffy, baking, and watching her son play football. Go Rockets! Elizabeth has been with Legacy since May 2014.

Hailey Hughes – Customer Service

Hailey joined the Legacy Oxygen team in July of 2014. She was born and raised in Paducah, KY. Although she is new to DME, she has been in customer service for 4 years and the medical field for 2 years. When she’s not at work, she’s enjoying the outdoors or time with her family.

Legacy was founded on the premise that the quality of service provided to patients requiring home medical and respiratory equipment had degraded over the years
At Legacy Oxygen, we love what we do! That’s why we look for others who have that same passion; people who strive for excellence both personally
Legacy is a member of KMESA, the Kentucky Medical Equipment Suppliers Association. The organization is a coalition of industry professionals dedicated to promoting quality patient care, acting as a liaison between Kentucky suppliers and…