Sunrise on Connecticut Avenue

Meet the Sunrise on Connecticut Avenue Team

Meet some of the members of our team here at Sunrise on Connecticut Avenue in Washington, DC.

Beth Jansen team member profileBeth Jansen

Executive Director 

"I have been with Sunrise for 11 years and have 25 years of experience serving seniors in Washington, DC. I have master’s degree in social work/gerontology. 

I enjoy coaching and leading a team trained to provide a supportive ear to residents and family members. At Sunrise, the people are the best. Working with so many different types of people is both joyful and challenging. 

In my spare time, I enjoy cooking, yoga and spending time with family and friends."

Connecticut Avenue team member Natasha

Natasha Grenion

Assisted Living Coordinator

“I have been at Sunrise on Connecticut Avenue since 2010. I began as a care manager in assisted living and was soon after promoted to lead care manager before transitioning to the role of assisted living coordinator.

Sunrise on Conn Ave is my home away from home. I love spending time with residents and helping bring joy to their days.

I am married with three children and enjoy spending time with family and shopping outside of work.”

Ruth Daniels team member profile

Ruth Daniels

Reminiscence Coordinator

"I began my Sunrise career in 2006 and am proud to have served Sunrise and our residents for over a decade! 

I feel a sense of accomplishment when my team and I successfully manage and assist a resident with behavioral expressions of need. At Sunrise, we believe in treating residents with dignity. 

When I’m not working, I enjoy traveling, charting with my family and friends, gardening and listening to music.”

Alyssa Carosseli team member profile

Alyssa Caroselli

Activities and Volunteer Coordinator

“I have worked for Sunrise for 16 years. I love to hear all the life histories of all the residents; everyone has amazing stories and advice. 

I treasure the relationships I have developed with the residents and team members. I consider them all my family. 

As an art therapist/artist, I like to spend my spare time in my art studio with my 10-year old daughter. I love living in Washington, D.C. and all it has to offer from museums to restaurants. "

Leon BeharryLeon Beharry

Maintenance Coordinator

Although Leon Beharry is the newest member of Team Connecticut Avenue, he is no stranger to Sunrise! Leon joins us as the Maintenance Coordinator after having served at several Sunrise communities over the past 13 years.

"The best part of my job is being able to fix problems that make living here more enjoyable for our residents. Working at Sunrise allows me to be a part of a team that genuinely cares about making a difference in the lives of our residents and their families."

 In his spare time, Leon enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. He enjoys watching and playing sports. Basketball, tennis and fishing are among his favorites.

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