Sunrise of Chandler

Meet the Sunrise of Chandler Team

We are pleased to introduce you to some of the members of our outstanding team who work tirelessly to make our community a wonderful place to call home.

Chandler Team Member Pam

Pam Brown

Director of Sales

Pam Brown joined the Sunrise of Chandler team as a Designated Care Manager in February of 2007. Within her first week at work, Pam knew that she had found her calling. In 2014, Pam switched gears to become Chandler’s director of sales. In this role, Pam enjoys helping families navigate through the decision making process in order to find the perfect fit for their loved one.

According to Pam, Sunrise has taught her to approach everything with love—whether in work or in her personal life.

In her spare time, Pam enjoys spending time with her family. Pam also likes to ride her bike, sew, and go to garage sales and thrift shopping in search of newfound treasures.

Karen Nohr, Resident Care DirectorKaren Nohr

Resident Care Director

Karen Nohr joined Sunrise in July 2017 as the resident care director of the Sunrise of Chandler community. Her husband, Jason, and her were both born and raised in South Dakota (SD) and lived there with their three daughters until July. Karen's two eldest daughters attend college at DWU and her youngest daughter attends high school in Gilbert. 

She worked for the SD Dept. of Health and part time in assisted living before joining Sunrise. Karen has been a nurse since 1997 in various healthcare settings. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, going on hiking trips, and exploring the beautiful AZ outdoors. she is also an avid reader.

Chandler Team Member Norman

Norman Hofer

Dining Services Coordinator

Norman joined the Sunrise team in 2007 as a part-time cook and was soon after promoted to his current role as dining services coordinator. Norman loves that his meals help residents to reminisce about past times spent with family and friends; this is the most rewarding part of his job. Norman appreciates the opportunity to interact with our residents and hear about their days.

Norman is from the Philippines and moved to the US in 1991 with his family. Norman likes to spend his free time with his children—going to ice cream shops and trying new things. One shop that has made it to the top of their list so far has been Sub-Zero in Gilbert, AZ!

Chandler Team Member Nancy

Nancy Lombroso

Activities & Volunteer Coordinator

Nancy Lombroso has been with Sunrise of Chandler since our doors opened in February of 2007.

Nancy loves building lasting relationships with residents and their families and says, “I have always had a passion to serve the elderly and to bring joy to their day.” Nancy appreciates the opportunity to make seniors’ lives better and helping them to engage in activities that they enjoy while simultaneously bringing purpose to their days.

When Nancy is not working, she enjoys time with her family and her mother. Nancy loves to hike, travel, and play cards with her mother. 

Jacqueline LeichtJacqueline Leicht

Reminiscence Coordinator

Jackie Leicht first joined the Sunrise team in 2005 in the Chicago suburbs first as a Designated Care Manager. She then worked as a Lead Care Manager, Medication Care Manager, Assisted Living Coordinator and Reminiscence Coordinator. Jackie enjoys supporting our families through the difficult journey of having a loved one with dementia and/or Alzheimer’s.  She has worked in a few other healthcare settings including home health care but is very excited to return back to the Sunrise family.

When not working Jackie enjoys spending time with her family, especially her niece and nephew. She also enjoys hiking and traveling.

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