Senior Management Team

  Rigo J. Saborio, MSG  President & CEO

Rigo J. Saborio, MSG
President & CEO

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.

  Corazon Velazco  Senior VP of Administration

Corazon Velazco
Senior VP of Administration

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.

  John Kotick, JD  VP of Programs and Services

John Kotick, JD
VP of Programs and Services

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).

Leadership Team

  Gordon Gibb, MDiv  Senior Director, Social Services 

Gordon Gibb, MDiv
Senior Director, Social Services 

  Josefina Tuazon  Nutrition Director

Josefina Tuazon
Nutrition Director

  Fabiola Galvan Torres   Wellness & Longevity Manager

Fabiola Galvan Torres
Wellness & Longevity Manager

  Mary Yerikyan  Transportation Manager

Mary Yerikyan
Transportation Manager

  Mavirdia Velez PhD, MSW, MA, BA  Site Director, Hollywood

Mavirdia Velez
PhD, MSW, MA, BA

Site Director, Hollywood

  Dianne Garcia  Site Director, Echo Park

Dianne Garcia
Site Director, Echo Park

  Marissa Marasigan, MSW  Director of Development

Marissa Marasigan, MSW
Director of Development

  Brandi Orton, MSG  Director, Government Relations & Advocacy

Brandi Orton, MSG
Director, Government Relations & Advocacy

 
  Gina Elias, BSBM  Operations Manager

Gina Elias, BSBM
Operations Manager

  Lani Garcia  Staff Accountant

Lani Garcia
Staff Accountant

  Jillian Richards  Admin Assistant & Social Media Manager

Jillian Richards
Admin Assistant & Social Media Manager