Brighton Gardens of Friendship Heights

Meet the Brighton Gardens of Friendship Heights Team

Meet some of the members of our team here at Brighton Gardens of Friendship Heights.

Sue Erim team member profile

Sue Erim 

Director of Sales

Sue has been a proud team member of the Sunrise team for 13 years. Her favorite part of her job is providing emotional support and acting as a resource for residents and their families through the decision-making process.  At Sunrise, Sue values the support she receives to address unique situations and meet every guest’s individual needs.  

In her spare time, Sue loves spending time with friends and family at her cabin and any activity where water is involved.  


Vida Bampoe team member profile

Vida Bampoe

Resident Care Director  

Vida has spent her 20-year nursing career at Sunrise and loves making a difference in her residents’ lives every day.  She is passionate about their care and takes great satisfaction knowing that she and her wellness team have improved the quality of life for each resident in their community.  

Vida’s favorite thing about Sunrise is the team synergy and supportive environment at Brighton Gardens of Friendship Heights.  

Vida enjoys relaxing with her family in her spare time.  


Robert Ojowi team member profile

Robert Ojowi

Assisted Living Coordinator

Robert has worked at Sunrise for more than 12 years and has a sociology background. He loves seeing new residents and families gain trust in the team as they begin to feel like Brighton Gardens of Friendship Heights is home. 

Robert values the opportunities that Sunrise provides all team members and is taking full advantage of the career ladder as he embarks on the Executive Director in Training (EDIT) program.  

In his spare time, Robert enjoys using his pilot’s license to fly a Cessna plane.


Jocelyn Morales team member profile

Jocelyn  Morales

Reminiscence Coordinator  

Jocelyn is the newest member of the Brighton Gardens of Friendship Heights management team, but has 10 years of experience with dementia and memory care as the director of social services at a skilled nursing facility in Philadelphia, PA.  

Jocelyn loves interacting directly with the residents and motivating her team to participate in engaging activities every day.  She values the way Sunrise allows her the freedom to be creative with activity ideas and projects to help residents experience fulfillment every day.  

In her spare time, Jocelyn loves to explore DC museums and festivals with her husband and daughter.  


Terri Adams team member profile

Terri Adams

Activities & Volunteer Coordinator

Terri has been at Sunrise for more than 13 years and loves building relationships with new residents, welcoming them to the community and making people laugh. She values Sunrise because of the specialized training they have invested in every team member that helps enable residents to “live with purpose.” 

When Terri has free time, she loves reading suspense novels and is a huge movie buff.



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