Bob graduated from The University of San Diego with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations and a Business minor and went on to get his MBA from Pepperdine University with a dual emphasis in Finance and Marketing. Bob’s background is in Operations, Marketing, Finance, and Project Management, and previously worked with one of the largest Real Estate Investment Trust companies in senior housing, which provided him with unique insight to the industry. Bob has been recognized for his leadership abilities, delivering a consistently high resident and family satisfaction and by his peers for developing and leading teams. With a passion for serving seniors, Bob has spent nearly the last two decades successfully managing all aspects of assisted, independent and memory care communities with a proven track record of success and has held an RCFE Administrator’s License since 2003. He prides himself on delivering a level of service and results that ensure the satisfaction of the residents, families and owners. Bob derives his fulfillment from the service of the residents, families and associates that live and work in his communities.
Megan began her career in 1977 with Marriott International, becoming proficient in Food/ Beverage & Catering Services, Event Planning and Human Resources. She served in a variety of locales including Marina Del Rey, Palm Springs, San Diego and Century City. The transfer to Marriott Senior Living in 1989 was instrumental in her career path, as she quickly found her true calling as an Activity Director. She has served is this capacity for Senior Living operators such as Sunrise and Vintage Senior Living where her reputation, program, and recognition for excellence are commendable. Megan has studied Paramedical, Physical Education, Law and Travel and Tourism. She has a personal interest in Herbalist and Natural Medicine, and has studied with the head of the AHA. Megan holds an RCFE Administrators Certification, as well as Gallup, MBTI, and SDI Perceiver. She has two daughters and a son and currently resides with her husband in San Clemente. Megan enjoys travel, gardening, and the outdoors, in addition to spending time with family and friends and serving others. Megan has been with Vivante since it’s opening in 2013.
Joe began his career in maintenance as a member of the United States Marine corps beginning in 1989. While in the military he worked for the 7th Engineering Battalion where he received training to repair and operate small & large mechanical military equipment. Joe continued his passion in the service and repair industry by way of opening and operating his own business for the last 24 years. From 1992 to 2002 Joe worked in management for financial company learning the skills needed to lead a team to strive for the best in service. He attended numerous management and contractor courses and seminars Joe attended Mt Palomar College and Mt San Jacinto college. Joe began his assisted living career in 2008 at Emeritus where he held the position of Maintenance Director for a 120 apartment assisted living and memory care community. During his employment at Emeritus he was nominated as the first Maintenance Director of the year in 2011. Joe enjoys building and repairing along with mentoring others in his field. His passion to provide excellent service to residence is apparent by his attention to detail. Joe is a California licensed real estate agent currently living in Costa Mesa. He was born in Puerto Rico, raised in New York and has been living in California since he joined the military at the age of 18.
Carol brings to Vivante more than 30 years of experience working with older adults and providing dementia care. She started her career in the mental health industry after graduating from San Diego State University with a degree in Recreation Administration with an emphasis in therapeutic recreation. Also, Carol assisted seniors as a social worker in a skilled nursing facility. Prior to joining the Vivante team, she oversaw the opening and management of three memory care neighborhoods. Carol is thrilled to return to her roots in recreation as the Shores Activity Director. In this role she does what is dear to her heart, bringing comfort, reassurance and self-esteem to the residents affected with dementia through her creative programming.