Santa Fe & Los Alamos (Change Location)

Meet Our Team

We believe every family in the area deserves tailor made in-home senior care with a compassionate touch. That's why we established Home Instead® of Santa Fe, NM.

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Proudly Serving Aging Adults & Their Families

Our Promise

As a locally owned business, our team offers friendly, responsive service right in your neighborhood. Families love our team because we:
  • Do what we say we’re going to do – each and every time
  • Solve care problems using compassionate, person-centered solutions
  • Engage in thoughtful relationships with the families we serve
  • Give back to our community
About Us
Meet Our Home Care Team

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, 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, Human Resources Manager

Paula has been with Home Instead since 2014. She came to Home Instead with 13 years of banking experience, including being a teller supervisor and an operations manager.

Paula's first position with Home Instead was a Scheduling Coordinator/HR Assistant, she then had the opportunity to move into the HR Manager position. She has three daughters, and she loves spending time with them as much as she can. 


Jennifer Garcia, Client Care Manager

Jennifer has worked with Home Instead since February 2008.  She is responsible for our office's inquiries, care consultations and quality assurance home visits.  She loves being able to help seniors find the care they need and enjoys bringing a smile to their faces.
Initially, Jennifer began her career as a therapeutic foster care clinician for inner city children in New Jersey.  When she moved back to New Mexico, she decided to make a change and moved on to become the Adult Day Services Director at the Betty Ehart Senior Center in Los Alamos, NM.
A native of Los Alamos, NM, Jennifer has two bachelor's degrees in psychology and sociology from Eastern New Mexico University.  She also holds a master's degree in counseling from Montclair State University.  When not at work, Jenn enjoys spending time with her long time partner, Lorenzo.  She enjoys cooking, concerts, good food and spending time with family and friends.

Ken Hendricks, Community Service Representative

Ken has worked for Home Instead Senior Care since November 2011. In his role as Community Service Representative, he 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 two beautiful daughters, Maylene and Lacie. He enjoys spending time with his family, attending concerts, road trips, and in the midst of it all doing all he can to get the most out of life's many joys.


Mollie Moreno, Recruitment & Retention Manager

Mollie started with Home Instead in 2013 in the staffing coordinator position. She spent several successful years in this position.

After there was some transition in office roles, Mollie was promoted to Recruiting and Retention Manager.  She loves her new role recruiting and building relationships with amazing CAREGivers.

Prior to her time with Home Instead, Mollie had spent 25 years as a retail store manager for both Pier 1 Imports and Chico’s. 

Mollie met her husband, Steven, while attending the University of New Mexico. They have two wonderful children, Aidan and Lylah. Mollie and her husband are almost empty nesters, and they really hope to travel to some tropical places.

Mollie loves being a part of the Home Instead team. She looks forward to coming into work each day and enjoys the group of comedians that have become supplemental family members to her.


Eva Olguin, Staffing Manager

Eva started with the Home Instead in February of 2016 as a CAREGiver. Later she became one of our Lead CAREGivers in August 2017. As of January 2018 she started working in the office as the Staffing Coordinator. Prior to working with Home Instead she spent time volunteering with ministries in Albuquerque, New Mexico and worked with the Santa Fe government and private law firms.

Eva loves to help people. She believes in taking care of someone in the same way that she would want to be taken care of. She loves to spend time with her two daughters Shanice and Julianna. She also enjoys listening to music and dancing. Eva believes in living in the moment, being adventurous and spontaneous. 


Evelyn Pickett, Administrative Assistant

‚ÄčEvelyn 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.

Our Team

Your Home Instead team in Santa Fe, NM possesses a heartfelt desire to work with seniors in the community. It is our ultimate goal to forge extraordinary relationships between our clients and their Care Professionals.

When you are ready for help, our caring staff is on call to quickly answer your questions and accommodate your senior services needs.

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