Learn more about who makes Regency Park Astoria in Pasadena, California 'tick'

Meet Our Team​


April Ordiway, Leasing Director at Regency Park Astoria in Pasadena, CA

Lourdes Menchaca
Executive Director

  • Lourdes brings over 10 years of experience in senior living communities
  • Her top priority is ensuring the satisfaction of her residents and their families
  • Lourdes is committed to creating a family like environment between team members and residents
  • Raised by her grandmother, Lourdes has always had a love and deep respect for the elderly

Graciela Vega, Business Office Manager at Regency Park Astoria

Teea Risley
Leasing Director

  • Teea takes pleasure in getting to know the families of the new moved in residents
  • She is great at establishing relationships within the community
  • Teea enjoys meeting and networking with professionals in the Pasadena community
  • Having a mother with Alzheimer’s, led to Teea working in senior living

Maria Alarcon, Business Services Director at Regency Park Astoria in Pasadena, CA

Maria Alarcon
Business Services Director

  • Maria brings over 15 years of experience in assisted living
  • She is an advocate for both resident and staff needs
  • She enjoys creating a positive work environment
  • Maria enjoys spending time with her young son and family

Natalia Andujo, Wellness Director at Regency Park Astoria in Pasadena, CA

Natalia Andujo
Wellness Director

  • Natalia is an LVN that brings over 10 years of experience working in assisted living
  • She meets with and evaluates each resident to develop a care plan to meet their individual needs
  • Natalia truly enjoys building relationships with her residents and their families
  • After losing her father in 2002, Natalia decided to pursue a career in nursing

Carmen Galicia - Memory Care Director at Regency Park Astoria in Pasadena, CA

Carmen Galicia
Memory Care Director

  • Carmen brings over 8 years of experience in the health care industry
  • She is committed to providing meaningful programs for her residents dealing with memory loss
  • Carmen is passionate about making each day a special day for her residents
  • In her free time, Carmen enjoys jewelry making.

Rigo Arias, Executive Chef at Regency Park Astoria in Pasadena, CA

Karla Medina
Social Director

  • Karla brings over 5 years experience of working in assisted living
  • She takes great pleasure in creating new activities and programs for her residents
  • Karla spends time building genuine relationships with her residents gaining their trust and friendship
  • Having played competitive softball in high school and college, Karla still enjoys her love for softball playing in a slow pitch league

Jorge Jimenez  - Executive Chef at Regency Park Astoria in Pasadena, CA

Jorge Jimenez
Executive Chef

  • Jorge first started working in the senior living industry when he participated alongside celebrity chefs at a charity event
  • He has been creating culinary delights for the senior living industry since he was 20 years old
  • Jorge has devoted his career to cooking for seniors because he loves bringing them joy through his cooking
  • For Jorge whose father was a chef and whose mother brought the family together through cooking, there is nothing quite like a great family dinner

Matilde Ochoa, Dining Room Manager at Regency Park Astoria in Pasadena, CA

Matilde Ochoa
Dining Room Manager

  • Matilde has been with Regency Park Astoria in dining services for over 18 years
  • She loves providing an exceptional dining experience for the residents and anticipating their needs
  • Matilde takes the time to listen and respond to resident requests
  • Caring for the residents reminds Matilde of the specials times she shared with her grandmother

Leopoldo-Calderon - Maintenance at Regency Park Astoria in Pasadena, CA

Leopoldo “Polo” Calderon
Construction Manager

  • Polo has been with Regency Park since 1987
  • He is a skilled plumber, painter and electrician
  • Polo is great at construction and solving residents needs
  • Polo is a family man who loves spending time with his wife and  two children

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