Sunrise of Fullerton

Meet the Sunrise of Fullerton Team!

We are pleased to introduce you to some of the extraordinary team members who make Sunrise of Fullerton, CA, a wonderful place to live. 

Christian.ED_FullertonChristian Otbo

Executive Director

"I have been with the Sunrise family since May 2017. Growing up around seniors in our family’s board and care homes, I developed a love for caring for older adults. What I love most is sitting down and getting to know our residents- hearing their individual stories and learning about their life experiences. The best part of working at Sunrise is being able to make a difference in someone’s day as much as they make a difference in mine. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time and traveling with my wife and two young daughters, Ella and Grace. I love watching boxing and basketball and enjoy cheering for the Lakers. It is my dream to one day retire and open my own ice cream shop."

chavez fullertonJennifer O’Brien Chavez

Director of Sales

“I love working with our residents – they have the best stories! They make me smile every day.

My father had dementia. I’m extremely proud to work for a company such as Sunrise that provides amazing care to seniors and those with dementia in a lovely, caring, warm environment.

Outside of work, I like to spend time with my family, travel, go to L.A. Angels baseball games and visit Disneyland!”

CynthiaVanKellogg.BOC_FullertonCynthia Bui

Business Office Coordinator

"I began my career with Sunrise in the summer of 2005 answering phone calls and greeting all who entered the building. Although curiosity brought me to the field of senior healthcare, I quickly grew to love not just the seniors but also the Sunrise company.

I would say my favorite thing about working with Sunrise would have to be the relationships gained with the residents and the wisdom they impart. I recall one resident who taught me the value of learning how to say thank you in different languages. I learned about sacrifice and loss through the stories of our war veterans and the residents who grew up in a time frame when resources were scarce. There are many things the residents have taught and so much more that I have to learn. I am thankful to be a part of the Sunrise company."

aubin fullertonAmy Aubin   

Activities and Volunteer Coordinator

“My favorite part of my role as the Activities and Volunteer Coordinator is organizing all the fun events (big or small) and making our residents smile!

The best part of working at Sunrise is, without a doubt, spending time with our residents. You will never find another job where you are constantly overwhelmed with love.

When I’m not a work, I love camping, backpacking, reading and spending time with family." 

Dave.MC_FullertonDavid Richey

Maintenance Coordinator

"I was born & raised in Orange County. After high school I joined the Navy and worked as a weapons system technician for 6 years. I have always been mechanically inclined however my career in maintenance actually began with the company by the name of Neiman Marcus. Through the course of the years, my knowledge and experience of the field grew. After touring a Sunrise community in Mission Viejo I immediately feel in love with the atmosphere. I knew this was a place I wanted to work, so in 2015 I joined the team and I’ve been here ever since.

I am a devoted father who enjoys driving motorcycles along the coast."


Community Pet

Kobe has been with Sunrise of Fullerton for three years now and just turned 11! He enjoys showing off his beloved Sunrise bandanna to our residents and guests as well as joining in on tours when families come to visit. The residents are always happy to see Kobe and consider him a part of the Sunrise of Fullerton family!

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