Claremont Place is anything but customary… We have redefined the senior living experience with our trend-setting programs which allows our residents’ stories to continue.
Lisa Hunt, CDAL
Lisa Hunt is a Senior Executive Director for Integral Senior Living and a Certified Director of Assisted Living (CDAL). She has been the Executive Director at Claremont Place since 2012. Lisa comes to us with a background in sales and marketing in the senior industry including assisted living. Prior to joining the team at Claremont Place she acted as a hospice care representative serving LA and San Bernardino County assisted living communities for 5 years. Claremont Place was among those communities. In the late 90’s Lisa became aware of assisted living options while touring various communities to find a home for her grandmother. This sparked her passion, and providing excellent care to seniors and their loved ones became a personal mission. Lisa lives in Ontario and has a son and daughter that provide her with a constant source of joy and amazement.
Tricia Elliker is one of two Directors of Sales and Marketing and is responsible for helping people make Claremont Place their home. Prior to joining Claremont Place Tricia worked for an assisted living community in San Dimas for 11 years. Before that she was a Marketing/Case Management Director in a skilled nursing facility. When Tricia was 10 years old she went to sing at a “nursing” home with her grade school classmates and fell in love with the residents. She realized that one day she would work with seniors. Tricia cannot imagine doing anything else. In Tricia’s words “Where else can you work that you get hugs and kisses every single day?” In her free time she enjoys her horse and the loves of her life…her nephews.
Judith Jones is one of two Directors of Sales and Marketing at Claremont Place. She has worked in the senior living industry since 1990 at both a community and regional level. Judith enjoys educating the greater community on senior living options and Claremont Place specifically! She currently serves on the City of Claremont Committee on Aging and is a member of the Speaker’s Bureau for the Alzheimer’s Greater Los Angeles Chapter. Judith is also a Memories in the Making Certified Art Facilitator. In 2017, the City of Claremont awarded Judith the prestigious Josephine Smith Award, which recognizes an individual who makes outstanding contributions toward the enrichment of the lives of Claremont seniors. Judith enjoys time with her husband, their teenage boys that keep her quite active with sporting events. In her off time, she enjoys the beach, gardening, hiking, dancing and spending time with family and friends. Judith lives by her motto “A smile can change the world!”
John Sailor is the Maintenance Director for Claremont Place. He has been with the community since 2010. John truly enjoys helping residents by providing a safe, clean and well maintained property that they can call home. He has years of home improvement and contracting experience as well as 20 plus years of management experience. In John’s free time he is a sports enthusiast with water sports being his favorite. John took up surfing and found that he absolutely loves it!
Culinary Services Director Scott Gordin is a talented chef with a background in management. He has worked in fine dining establishments in Southern California as well as provided catering services for countless special events. A position with the Senior Nutrition Program through the City of Fontana provided him with experience in senior menu planning with an emphasis on nutrition and dietary guidelines including sodium, sugar, and cholesterol restrictive menus. Scott successfully transferred this knowledge to the menus here at Claremont Place while creating dishes that look, smell, and taste incredible. In his time away from the community and the kitchen, Scott can be found indulging his passions for surfing, gardening and playing the guitar.
Cathy Wentworth, LVN
Cathy Wentworth is an LVN and serves as the Assisted Living Director for Claremont Place. She is responsible for assessing the care needs of new residents as well as revising care plans as the needs change for all residents. In addition, Cathy oversees the provision of care by our incredible team of caregivers. Prior to joining Claremont Place, Cathy worked in the skilled nursing and acute hospital settings. Cathy loves assisted living and has many years of service in this setting. She can’t imagine working anywhere else! Cathy enjoys time with her kids and her grandchildren, especially getaways to the mountains, river and beach.
Gina DeVille, LVN
Generations Program Director Gina DeVille joined the management team at Claremont Place in 2016. An LVN with years of experience in acute care hospital settings as a home health and hospice liaison, she has met with countless patients while assessing their individual and specialized care needs and linking families with the care teams that can provide their care upon discharge. Her passion for people and for linking each individual with the care required translates well to her daily work with the memory care residents that live at Claremont Place in our Generations Memory Care. Her dedication, spirit and compassion are evident to her residents, their families and the care staff at Claremont Place that serve them. Gina is a wife and mother of three daughters.
Nicole Vazquez is the Business Office director at Claremont Place. She has been part of the assisted living profession since 2007. She began her career in a community in the San Gabriel Valley as a concierge and she knew right away that she loved working with and helping seniors and their families. Nicole quickly caught on to the Business Office functions and was promoted shortly after to a Business Office Director. We were fortunate to add Nicole to our management team in 2014. Nicole is a wife and the mother of 4 beautiful children and 2 grandchildren. She enjoys spending her free time with her family.
Henry joined the management team at Claremont Place in June 2017 as our Vibrant Life Director. He began his service to seniors in 1996 in the Culinary Services department of a large residential care community in the San Gabriel Valley. In 2000, an opportunity to take a position in Activities arose and since that time Henry has gained years of experience in developing engaging activities programming and events suited to the preferences of residents. Henry has a variety of interests including building die cast model cars, writing poetry, increasing his knowledge of computers and has an appreciation of architecture, specifically the work of Greene & Greene and Frank Lloyd Wright. An active member of Activities Directors Organization of Greater LA (ADO) since 2000, Henry’s passion for creating opportunities for interaction and witnessing the enjoyment experienced by residents provide him with great satisfaction. Henry’s greatest joy is his family. He met his wife Veronica in 1998 while working in a community in Pasadena and they have a son Brandon and daughter Katlin.