Sunrise of Woodland Hills

Meet the Sunrise of Woodland Hills Team!

We’re excited to introduce you to some of the incredible team members who make Sunrise of Woodland Hills, CA, a great place to call home.

Tom Colamaria | Executive Director

Tom Colamaria

Executive Director

Tom Colamaria has served as Executive Director of Sunrise of Woodland Hills since May of 2010. He says his favorite part of his job is spending time with the residents and making their days special. For him, knowing that he has made a difference in someone’s life each day is the best part of working at Sunrise. 

When he’s not at work, Tom enjoys concerts, traveling, and spending time with his wife and son.

Bertha.DOS_WoodlandsBertha Vidrio

Director of Sales

Bertha joined the sales team at Sunrise of Woodland Hills in 2017 and has been putting smiles on the faces of residents and their families ever since. With a BA in Psychology, combined with years of retail experience, she is highly sensitive to the challenges families face when choosing an assisted living community for their loved ones. When she’s not helping families during this difficult transition, she enjoys camping, outdoor activities and traveling.

Samantha.RCD_WoodlandSamantha Chamberlain

Resident Care Director

Samantha began her career at Sunrise in 2012 as a care manager, offering assistance and compassion to numerous Sunrise residents. While attending nursing school, she then became a medication care manager, administering medications to the resident population. In early 2019, she became a Registered Nurse and has since enjoyed a rewarding career providing quality care to the elderly. In her free time, Samantha enjoys traveling, hiking and going to the beach.

Christine Hickman | Reminiscence Coordinator

Christina Hickman

Reminiscence Coordinator

Christina Hickman, the Reminiscence Coordinator at Sunrise of Woodland Hills, says she thrives on creating pleasant moments for her residents and making a difference in their lives. According to Christina, it’s the relationships that she builds with her residents and the knowledge that they trust the care she provides that makes her role so meaningful.

In her spare time, Christina enjoys spending time with her grandmother and producing and recording music.

Christine.ALC_WoodlandChristine Scrape

Assisted Living Coordinator

Christine’s career at Sunrise of Woodland Hills began in 2013 when she arrived in Los Angeles via Nevada and took a position as a care manager. Brimming with a passion for the elderly and a true love for her work, she has held positions at Sunrise of Woodland Hills including Lead Care Manger, Medication Manager and Activity & Volunteer Assistant before entering a supervisory role as an Assisted Living Coordination. Christine is proud to be a Sunrise team leader and has been known to say, “it’s a beautiful thing to watch the staff interact with our residents in such a loving way.” In the rare moments when she’s not spending time with the Sunrise residents, she enjoys outdoor activities, French onion soup and a good Marvel movie.

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