As Executive Director, Stephanie oversees every aspect of the community which includes the quality of service, amenities, care, and programming for each and every Vi at La Jolla Village resident. Stephanie joined Vi in 2010.
Kelly directs all of our sales efforts at Vi at La Jolla Village. She also manages each sales team member, and represents Vi to the larger San Diego community. Originally from Charleston, West Virginia, Kelly joined La Jolla Village in 2001.
Executive Chef Jim Smith oversees the culinary program for Vi at La Jolla Village, including menu creation and food preparation. Jim, originally from New Jersey, has nearly 30 years of culinary experience, and is a Certified Executive Chef (CEC), Certified Dietary Manager, and a Certified Food Protection Professional (CFPP).
Mellany is at the center of everything social at Vi at La Jolla Village. She creates, finds and arranges outings and events for residents like educational lectures, travel clubs, fitness classes, day trips to unique places, and much more. Mellany also helps manage the numerous resident-led clubs at Vi at La Jolla Village.
Kathleen assists independent living residents and their family members should they need support during a change in a resident’s health. Additionally, Kathleen oversees wellness amenities, and manages our concierge and valet services.