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​​​​​​​​Home Instead Senior Care Team​​

At Your Service 24/7 in Santa Fe, NM

The need for in-home senior care services doesn't always arise between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on a weekday. That's why our team stands ready to serve you any day of the week, at any hour of the day or night. You can always reach us by phone at (505) 471-2777 to get help setting up home care for a family member.

We have come together as a group of dedicated professionals to deliver a home care solution that meets your needs. We employ trained, screened and bonded CAREGiversSMto serve your family's senior loved one with compassion and devotion.
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Chico Marquez, Franchise Owner

Chico Marquez, Franchise Owner
​Chico purchased the Santa Fe and Los Alamos Home Instead franchise in May 2011.  Prior to becoming the Franchise Owner, Chico held a number of positions at Home Instead including Human Resource Manager and Community Service Representative.  Chico loves hearing about our clients and the many interesting things they’ve seen and done throughout their lives.  He values the opportunity to help keep seniors in their home as they grow older.

Before working for Home Instead Senior Care, Chico was Accounts Manager for the largest privately held healthcare company in the U.S. 
 
Chico earned a bachelor's degree in Business with an emphasis on Marketing from the University of New Mexico. 
 
When not at work, Chico and his wife, Debbie, enjoy spending time with their family.


Paula Cordova, Staffing Coordinator & HR Assistant

Paula Cordova, Staffing Coordinator & HR Assistant

​Paula started with Home Instead Senior Care in June of 2014 as a Staffing Coordinator & HR Assistant. Prior to working with Home Instead Senior Care, Paula worked part-time at a Charter School in Santa Fe. Paula also has a background in Banking. She was employed with a local bank for 13 years. She has experience in Management and Customer Service. Paula enjoys working with others and helping out when needed. Paula is married and has three beautiful daughters who keep her busy with basketball and cheerleading. Paula volunteers as a Cheerleading Coach for her youngest daughter’s school and is active with school activities. 


Shayna Krajewski, Administrative Assistant

Shayna Krajewski, Administrative Assistant

​Shayna has recently joined Home Instead Senior Care as an Administrative Assistant. She is very excited to start helping out the office and getting to know the CAREGivers and clients. Shayna is also a student at UNM going for her Business Degree with a concentration in Entrepreneurship. She is happily married to Adam and together they have a beautiful daughter, Paisley. Outside of school and work she loves spending time with her family. Some of her hobbies include photography and yoga. 


Jennifer Garcia, Quality Assurance Manager

Jennifer Garcia, Quality Assurance Manager
Jennifer started with Home Instead Senior Care in February 2008 and is responsible for our office's care consultation and quality assurance home visits. Initially, Jennifer began her career as a mental health therapist for foster children in New Jersey.   When she moved back to New Mexico in 2005, she decided to make a change and moved on to become the Director of Adult Day Services at the Betty Ehart Senior Center in Los Alamos.

A native of Los Alamos, NM, Jennifer has a two bachelor's degrees and a master's degree in counseling from Montclair State University.  In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her long-time partner, Lorenzo.  She enjoys live music, good food and being with family and friends.​

Kristi Lopez, Human Resource Manager

Kristi Lopez, Human Resource Manager
​Kristi started with Home Instead in November 2011.  As the HR Manager, Kristi is responsible for conducting orientation and trainings, managing CAREGiver files, preparing CAREGiver payroll and client invoices, among other Human Resource-type duties.  Kristi has worked in different administrative professions over the past 10 years.  Kristi also occasionally helps with the different IT problems that pop up in the office.

Kristi is married and has 4 wonderful children.  She and her family enjoy vacationing to Disneyland and spending time together.  Her family also has a miniature schnauzer named Walt (after Walt Disney, of course!).


Ken Hendricks, Community Service Representative

Ken Hendricks, Community Service Representative

Ken has worked for Home Instead Senior Care since November 2011. In his role as Community Service Representative, Ken works with a variety of local organizations that serve seniors. Whether it’s taking his guitar to sing nostalgic tunes for local seniors at the community senior center or working with the Alzheimer's Association to raise awareness and fight for a cure, Ken truly enjoys living out Home Instead's mission seeking to enhance the lives of seniors and their families.  

Ken and his lovely wife Krystal have a beautiful little girl named Maylene. He enjoys spending time with his family, road trips big and small, going to Disneyland and doing all he can to get the most out of life's many joys.


Evelyn Pickett, Administrative Assistant

Evelyn Pickett, Administrative Assistant

​Evelyn originally started with Home Instead in February 2002 as a CAREGiver. Evelyn has worked internally off and on for last few years, and most recently as our office administrator. She truly enjoys working with our clients and CAREGivers and understands the importance of positive care relationships.

Her background is in human services and education. Evelyn has spent most of her life in Montana.

Mollie Moreno, Staffing Coordinator

Mollie Moreno, Staffing Coordinator

​Mollie has recently joined Home Instead Senior Care as the Staffing Coordinator. She is excited to be on board and develop valuable relationships with our Home Instead Senior Care team and clients. Mollie has an extensive past career in retail management. Mollie spent four years at the University of New Mexico where she majored in Education.

Mollie enjoys spending time with her husband of 19 years, Steven. Mollie has two children named Aidan and Lylah. Mollie is a native to New Mexico, and she has loved living in Santa Fe for the past 13 years. She enjoys taking evening walks with her family in order to unwind after a busy day. Mollie enjoys volunteering and participating in her children’s education and their sports activities.

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