Learn more about who makes The Villas by Regency Park in Pasadena, California 'tick'

Meet the Staff​

April Ordiway, Leasing Director at The Villas by Regency Park 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

Dana Barcelona-Bonner, leasing director at The Villas by Regency Park

Dana Barcelona-Bonner
Leasing Director

  • With a long time presence in the senior living industry, Dana is dedicated to working closely with every family and ensuring the well-being of each of her residents.
  • Having had a strong affinity for seniors since she was young, Dana always spent a lot of time visiting her elderly neighbors, watching television together or helping them with their gardens.
  • Dana treats her residents like they are her own family members, with love, care and the utmost respect.
  • Having cared for her own parents in their later years, she has a great deal of knowledge, empathy and understanding for family members navigating the senior living process.

Brianna Goodlett, Business Services Director at The Villas by Regency Park in Pasadena, CA

Brianna Goodlett
Business Services Director

  • Brianna comes to Regency Park with over 5 years of experience in assisted living.
  • She takes great pleasure in being able to help families with any and all billing related questions
  • Brianna loves to taking on new and different challenges in her workplace
  • The very special relationship that Brianna shared with her grandparents led her to working with seniors

Jorge Jimenez  - Executive Chef at The Villas by Regency Park in Pasadena, CA

Nicole Nelam
Independent Living Coordinator

  • Nicole brings 5 years of experience working in senior living.
  • She previously served as an ambassador to the city of Pasadena during which time she volunteered at assisted living communities in Pasadena
  • Nicole finds great happiness in helping to create a warm and caring environment for seniors
  • Having a grandmother who played a major role in her upbringing, Nicole has a deep appreciation for seniors. She wants to be able to have an impact on the older generations the way her grandmother did for her

Jorge Jimenez  - Executive Chef at The Villas by Regency Park 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 The Villas by Regency Park in Pasadena, CA

Matilde Ochoa
Dining Room Manager

  • Matilde has been with The Villas by Regency Park 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 The Villas by Regency Park 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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