A Frontline Management Community

Meet our Team

One Team One Mission

Lori Kobilan

Executive Director

Lori Kobilan has been the Executive Director of our community since May of 2022. She holds a BA in Business Management from Simpson College in Iowa and is a licensed administrator for assisted living in Colorado. With 45 years of healthcare experience, Lori's career began as a CNA in high school. She then worked for the Medicare Carrier and intermediary for 18 years and also gained extensive experience in skilled nursing, home health, prosthetics/orthotics, and memory care.

"My parents were older, and I have always felt a connection with older adults. I consider it an honor to work with this group of people. My goal is to ensure that the residents' needs are met, that they are safe and happy. This is their home, and I want them to feel comfortable in their environment," says Lori.

Originally from Del Norte, CO, Lori now resides in Firestone, CO, with her beloved Shih-Tzu, Bella. In her free time, she enjoys camping.

Sharon Knight

Health & Wellness Director

Sharon Knight joined our team as the Health and Wellness Director on April 8, 2024. She is a licensed practical nurse from Casa Loma College and an X-ray technician from Modern Tech School of X-ray, bringing 39 years of healthcare experience to her role.

Sharon finds working with seniors particularly rewarding and values the daily interactions with residents. Her primary goal is to be a strong advocate for their well-being.

Originally from Oceanside, CA, Sharon now resides in Longmont, CO, with her spouse and two dogs, Pumpkin and Fin.

Sharon enjoys spending time with her daughter, granddaughter, stepson, and two dogs. In her free time, she enjoys gaming, building Legos, motorcycle riding, jet skiing, visiting family at the beach, and walking her dogs.

Tammy Ford

Community Relations Director

Tammy Ford has been our Community Relations Director since May 23, 2022. She holds a BA from Mesa State and brings over 20 years of healthcare experience to our team. Afte college, Tammy worked as a recreation director and a senior center director, where she discovered her passion for helping seniors in the community.

"The favorite part of my job is watching residents find enjoyment in their lives again. My main focus is to help seniors and their family members find solutions to their needs and improve the quality of their lives," says Tammy.

Tammy grew up in Boulder, CO, and now resides in Broomfield, CO, with her dog, Lil' Bit.

In her free time, she enjoys playing golf.

Eric Mendoza

Maintenance Director

Eric Mendoza has been our Maintenance Director since January 2022. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business information systems from the University of Oklahoma and has an impressive array of certifications, including CompTIA Security+, Amazon Web Services Cloud, CompTIA IT Fundamentals, Certified associate in project management, Construction Management Certification, and a Journeyman Plumbing License. With 14 years of healthcare experience, Eric brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his role.

"I find fulfillment in working with seniors. I can help to improve their quality of life. The best part of my job is improving quality of life and making someone smile. Also, seeing the results of my efforts is immensely gratifying," says Eric.

Eric is committed to increasing productivity to focus on what matters most to our residents, ensuring they feel safe, at home, and like family.

A Colorado native, Eric grew up in Brighton, CO, and still resides there. He is single and has six children and four grandchildren. In his free time, Eric enjoys dancing.

Efren Gonzales

Human Resource Director & Business Office Manager

Efren Gonzales has been our Human Resource Director and Business Office Manager since April 17, 2023. He attended Chaffey College in California and has over four years of experience in the healthcare environment. Efren's interest in working with seniors was piqued after his mother, who had Alzheimer's, received exceptional care from her caregivers. This inspired him to help the elderly as well.

"My main goal is to align human resource strategies with the organization's overall business objectives," says Efren.

Efren grew up in Mexico City and now resides in Thornton, CO. He is single and enjoys spending time with his nieces, nephews, and other family members, as well as hiking, sports, and enjoying the Colorado outdoors.

Ann Mathias

Activities Director

With over a decade of experience in the healthcare industry, Ann brings a wealth of knowledge and compassion to her role.

Inspired by volunteering in senior retirement communities, Ann found her calling in working with seniors and has since dedicated herself to making a positive impact.

Ann values the wisdom shared by residents and cherishes the relationships she has built with them and their families.

Ann's main priority is to create fun memories and nurture relationships while enriching the lives of residents she serves.

Outside of work, Ann enjoys hiking, traveling, and exploring the natural beauty of Colorado.

Louie Delgado

Dietary Director

Louie Delgado has been working at Waneka Park since May of 2023 and has been the Dietary Director since April of 2024. He holds a degree in Culinary Arts and brings over 10 years of experience in healthcare to our team. Louie is passionate about his work and finds great joy in making residents happy with his cooking.

Originally from Riverside, California, Louie now resides in Fort Lupton, CO, with his spouse, three children, and four dogs.

When not at work, he enjoys spending time with his family and watching baseball games.

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