Senior Management Team
Rigo Saborio was selected to lead the agency in January 2009. He has over 25 years of experience in the field of aging with an emphasis on public policy diversity outreach, administration and direct service. Rigo's career included eight years with AARP, culminating as a director of diversity outreach and alliances for AARP’s National Office, and six years as Director of USC's Los Angeles Caregiver Resource Center. He is widely recognized as an energetic strategist, policy expert and operations director who has the relationships and skills to bring others together to collaborate on community challenges and change senior services. Rigo is active with numerous charitable and professional organizations nationwide, and serves as Chair of the Los Angeles Aging Advocacy Coalition.
Cory Velazco has over 20 years of experience working with non-profit organizations as an accounting manager, fiscal analyst, or controller. She has experience preparing budgets, from small to multi-million dollar organizations, with a wide variety of program/funders/donor restrictions and requirements. Cory also has years of experience preparing reports and supporting audits for federal and state funded programs, as well as giving technical assistance for setting up accounting systems for a variety of organizations, both profit and nonprofit.
Since 1972, John Kotick has brought leadership, creativity and integrity to the nonprofit sector in Greater Los Angeles serving in such capacities as C.E.O. of Family Health Care Centers of Greater Los Angeles, Chief Administrative Officer for Outpatient Clinics – Orthopaedic Hospital, and Executive Director of the Center for Health Care Rights. Experienced in health care, advocacy and services to diverse populations, John has also been a Delegate to the California Conference on Handicapped Individuals and the California State House Conference on Aging. He has contributed to the startup of organizations including the Center for Law and Justice as its second employee and the Senior Care Action Network (SCAN).