Sunrise of Fort Worth

Meet the Sunrise of Fort Worth Team

Meet some of our experienced team members here at Sunrise of Fort Worth, TX. 

James Washington

James Washington—Team Member Since 2018

Executive Director

"I joined Sunrise Senior Living as the Associate Executive Director at Sunrise of Plano in March of 2018 but have recently taken on the role of Executive Director at Sunrise of Fort Worth. I have over fifteen years of experience in Planning, Marketing, Operations, Sales Development and Management.  

My mother was diagnosed with cognitive impairment (Alzheimer’s/Dementia) in 2007. It was important to me that she received the best care possible.  Her condition motivated me to obtain my Caregiver Certification in 2007, so that I could care for her. As her In-Home support caregiver, I was responsible for developing, coordinating and implementing programs and services for my mother until her passing in 2013.

Caring for my mother inspired me to pursue a career in Healthcare and I received my M.B.A in Healthcare Administration. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, traveling, and spending time with my American Bulldog (China). 

I am excited to be working for Sunrise Senior Living and look forward to making your loved ones stay here better than you ever expected."


Kelly.DOS_FortWorthKelly Harris—Team Member Since 2019

Director of Sales

"I started my sales role with Sunrise in 2019. Prior to joining Sunrise, I spent over 15 years working in sales and marketing leadership within the Acute Rehabilitation and Pharmaceutical Industries.

My favorite part of the job is that I am passionate about empowering and educating seniors and their families. Providing them some comfort during difficult times. The best part of working at Sunrise is that is has provided me the opportunity to take that passion for empowering and educating seniors and provide them solutions and resources to Live their Life with Purpose.

Most of my spare time is spent enjoying time with my wife, children, two dogs and a cat. The chaos is what makes it so fun. We enjoy traveling, exercising and photography."


tina.RCD_FortWorthTina Androy, RN—Team Member Since 2019

Resident Care Director

"I have been with Sunrise since July 2019. I recently moved from Nebraska where I worked as a nurse manager in primary care and community health settings.

My favorite part of my job is bringing in new residents to Sunrise and seeing how happy they are when they get settled in. The residents and staff are very welcoming to new comers.

The best part of working at Sunrise are the great relationships I have built with residents, families and staff in the short time I have been here.

In my spare time, I enjoy riding my Harley alongside my fiancé Jason, boating on the big lakes of Texas, and playing with my two dogs Mooney and Capt’n Jack."


Hillary.AVC_FortWorthHillary Ortega—Team Member Since 2011

Assisted Living Coordinator

“Before joining the Fort Worth team, I worked in the healthcare industry in various hospital and residential settings for more than 12 years.

One of the best parts about my job is that I always get to come to work and spend time with my Sunrise family; I get to interact with each individual resident and their family members which is a real treat.

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my young daughter and my husband.”


Gail.RC_FortWorthGail Phills—Team Member Since  2016

Reminiscence Coordinator

"I started at Sunrise in 2016, prior to that I enjoyed working with persons with Dementia and their families for 12 years; 10 of the years were at the North Central Texas Alzheimer’s Association. The best part of my job is spending time with the residents, families and the team members; we laugh, we cry and share our heart with each other. 

In my spare time I love spending time with my family and friends, cooking, shopping and exercising."


Janice Noggle—Team Member Since 2017

Janice Noggle

Business Office Coordinator

"I have worked at Sunrise since May of 2017. Prior to Sunrise I was an Office Manager for 20 years. My favorite part of my job is interacting with residents and their families as well as the relationships I've built with our team members. The best part of working at Sunrise is being able to help the families of our residents and be an advocate for our employees.

In my spare time, I like to spend time with my husband Kenneth of 24 years, our three grown children Jordan, Christian, and Meggan, our eight grandchildren, and our Chihuahua, Celebrity."


Alicia.DSC_FortWorthAlicia Regalado—Team Member Since 2013

Dining Service Coordinator

"I started my career at Sunrise of Frisco in 2013 then transferred to Sunrise of Plano, and now I’m at Sunrise of Fort Worth, my home. I began my position as a cook, then landed a promotion as lead cook and moved into the Dining Service Coordinator role shortly after in 2017. I was born in Mexico and always loved to cook as a child. I have also thought that after a long day or a bad day that a deliciously made meal would make it all right again. As a child, I knew that I wanted to be a chef and led into my career in culinary. I am beyond thankful to Sunrise for allowing me to be a part of their beautiful family.

The best part about my job is being able to connect with the residents, make them feel special and to see the smiles on their faces after a delicious meal. Those things are priceless to me.

In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my sweet family and taking care of my garden."


Bill RossBill Ross—Team Member Since 2019

Maintenance Coordinator

"I have worked for Sunrise since October 2019. Prior to that, I have had 10 years’ experience in Maintenance.

My favorite part of my job is being able to spend time with the residents.

The best part of working at Sunrise is being part of a team and all working together.

In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my wonderful family."


Ashley.SA_FortWorthAshley Garcia—Team Member Since 2013

Sales Assistant

"My Favorite part of my job is getting to know new residents and building relationships. The best part of working at Sunrise is growth! I started as a housekeeper, then a Care Manager for Assisted Living and Reminiscence, moved to the Activities Assistant, then Concierge and currently I’ve been the Sales Assistant since 2017. Opportunity for growth at Sunrise is possible, I’m living proof.

In my spare time I love doing hair and makeup and going to Ulta Beauty. I am such a girly girl!"

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