Outstanding Carlton Senior Living Team Members Shine Bright at “Best of the Best” Awards
PR.COM | September 2, 2023
Carlton Senior Living, a trusted provider of senior care services, gathered to celebrate its exceptional team members at the illustrious “Best of the Best” ceremony hosted at the Skyline Events venue on Treasure Island in San Francisco. The event served as a heartfelt recognition of the remarkable contributions made by Carlton’s dedicated employees across various roles and shifts, who consistently go the extra mile to deliver exceptional moments for residents and their families.
Distinguished by its unique approach, the “Best of the Best” awards at Carlton honor team members from every corner of the organization from each of their 11 communities across northern California.
The awards celebrate the dedication and commitment of staff members in diverse roles, ranging from compassionate care partners and diligent sales assistants to visionary executive directors and devoted dishwashers.
The “Best of the Best” awards are a testament to Carlton Senior Living’s unwavering dedication to providing high-quality, memorable experiences for residents and their families. Associates who exemplify the company’s core values and contribute significantly to the warm, welcoming atmosphere that Carlton communities are known for are recognized and celebrated.
Each quarter, winners emerge from every community role, showcasing the broad spectrum of talents and responsibilities that contribute to the overall success of Carlton.
These quarterly honorees then become contenders for the annual “Best of the Best” awards, representing the pinnacle of achievement within the organization. The grand celebration is the culmination of a year-long journey of dedication, hard work, and exceptional service.
“At Carlton, every team member plays an invaluable role in creating a vibrant and nurturing environment for our residents. Our ‘Best of the Best’ awards have been a cornerstone of our culture since 2016 and are a tribute to our employees’ compassion and dedication. We are so proud to recognize these remarkable individuals and celebrate their contributions,” said Lisa Schumann, Vice President of Community Relationships.
Carlton’s unwavering commitment to excellence in senior living is exemplified through its person-centered care approach and genuine recognition of the remarkable team members who drive its success.
Celebrating Excellence: Best of the Best Honorees
The standout achievers recognized at the “Best of the Best” awards ceremony were:
Olivia Sterba | Executive Assistant | Orangevale
Innes McFarlane | Sales Assistant | Sacramento
Imee Nungay-Segarra | Care Manager | Downtown Pleasant Hill
Zulma Valenzuela | Care Partner, Assisted Living, AM Shift | Sacramento
Efren Sabio | Care Partner, Assisted Living, PM Shift | San Jose
Lorena Preciado Ochoa | Overnight Supervisor, Assisted Living | Orangevale
Raquel Gomez | Care Partner, Memory Care, AM Shift | Davis
Asra Sultana | Care Partner, Memory Care, PM Shift | Elk Grove
Lourdes Bustamante | Overnight Supervisor, Memory Care | San Leandro
Alan Trujillo Dominguez | Chef | Davis
Denver Monzon | Cook | Sacramento
Joshika Ram | Dining Room Manager | San Jose
Suzette Marco | Director of First Impressions | Concord
Evangaline Rodriguez | Director of Memory Care | Elk Grove
Maricel Ong | Director of Resident Services | San Jose
Laurie Peirce | Driver | Elk Grove
Mary Kingori | Evening Supervisor | Sacramento
Rosa Gonzalez | Housekeeping | San Leandro
Gilberto Plascencia | Maintenance Assistant | Pleasant Hill
Jonathan Centeno | Medication Manager | Memory Care of Contra Costa
Dionne Hamilton | Medication Technician | Sacramento
Tapinder Kaur | Nurse | Fremont
Rhodesia James | Activities Assistant | Downtown Pleasant Hill
Amanda Sellers | Activities Manager | Fremont
Dron Kumar | Maintenance Manager | Fremont
Vicki Vasconi | Resident Liaison | Downtown Pleasant Hill
Mary Grafilo | Sales Director | Pleasant Hill
Juana Martinez | Wait Staff | San Leandro
Miriam Faris | Executive Director | Davis
About Carlton Senior Living
Family-founded and family-focused, since 1985, Carlton Senior Living has been a trusted provider of senior care services dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults through their “culture of caring.” With communities throughout Northern California, Carlton Senior Living offers independent living, assisted living, and memory care lifestyles, ensuring a person-centered environment for seniors to thrive.