Melissa Kopp works for Absolute Elder Care as a Patient Care Liaison. The 12 years she spent working for an assisted living facility in various management positions has provided her with great knowledge and a wonderful foundation for the service she now provides through Absolute Elder Care. Melissa is an over achiever and has received prestigious awards from Richard Grimes, President and CEO of ALFA, for exemplary professional service and commitment to Seniors. It is obvious that her passion is caring for people. Melissa also received multiple certificates and awards during her 10yr tenure as a fire fighter and Captain. Currently, she attends the College of Central Florida, working towards her Bachelor’s degree.
Melissa was born and raised in Florida and has two amazing children. For fun she enjoys hot rodding with her husband. They love riding their motorcycles and attending motorcycle events in the community.
Jose Olvera, MDDirector of Operations and Market Development
Dr. Olvera is a driven, experienced, and dedicated Healthcare Professional. He holds a Degree in Medicine and has over 15 -years, of hands-on experience in the fast-paced and time sensitive healthcare industry. He is versatile, adaptable, and accustomed to managing a variety of professional duties. He has worked collaboratively in a strong team concept environment, in both supervisory and support staff roles, and has kept abreast of increasingly complex regulations of acute care setting. He has eared the privilege to effectively collaborating with many health care professionals in his career and has played a key role in maintaining financial growth in organizations he has worked with. He has served as part of Administrative Teams tasked with oversight of hospital service lines, quality improvement, data management, correspondence feedback, continuing education of all admissions and processes effecting patient flow. His main focus is maintaining professional and financial growth as well as working on innovated creative Assisted Living Community programs focused on direct business growth. Dr. Olvera works to cultivate new relationships with physicians, hospital administrator, and other community agencies, in order to promote medical service lines and achieve both short term and long-term program goals.
Courtney Lormejuste, MSWDirector of Social Services & Community Relations
Sam KassemCoordinator of Operations and Market Development
Sam Kassem joined absolute Elder Care in Mid 2016. He is a native of New York but decided to relocate to Florida to join Absolute Elder Care. He loves New York, but even more, loves the fact that it does not snow in Florida! He is a devoted husband to his wife Sara and is a dedicated family man. Sam loves water sports, traveling, and attending all varieties of sporting events. He works diligently to ensure that Absolute Elder Cares communities and patients get the attention and care at the highest level.
Quote From Sam “Life to me means friends and family that you can trust and who trust you. To me family means everything.”
Dawn HaasRelationship Development Specialist
Dawn has 17 years’ experience in the health care field. She specializing in everything from Health Care Management to Business operations and development for small businesses to large scale corporations. She has worked in multiple areas of healthcare including skilled nursing Facilities and hospice. She is proud to be part of the Elder Care team. Dawn loves the Florida Gators and spending time with her amazing daughter!