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.
Carrie oversees functional departments and administrative projects for Vi at La Jolla Village, including resident transfers, Project Management, Food and Beverage, and Risk Management. Carrie re-joined the Vi team in 2017 after finishing her MBA and Master’s Degree in Social Work.
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.
Ellen oversees each care center department – from dining service to nursing care – and provides a quality experience to our residents. She works closely with her team of nurses and support staff to develop a personalized approach for every care center resident.
As Community Relations Manager, Theresa Latosh is responsible for promoting the community through outreach education and public relations; she initiates and coordinates prospect and professional events to present information relating to the benefits of continuing care. She conducts tours of the community and helps evaluate marketing strategies. Theresa has a 25+ year background in marketing and advertising, and did her undergraduate at Michigan State University.
Executive Chef Francis Perot oversees the culinary program for Vi at La Jolla Village, including menu creation and food preparation. With over 30 years of experience in the kitchen, Chef Francis brought a wealth of experience to the kitchen when he joined Vi of La Jolla Village in 2017.
Priscilla helps to manage the quality of care and services provided to residents of the care center, which includes assisted living, memory support and skilled nursing accommodations. She works closely with the Care Center Administrator, the residents' personal physicians, and the consulting medical director to provide care for each resident.
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.