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Gerardo Parra

Gerardo Parra is a Maintenance professional with over 14 years of experience supporting luxury retirement and family residential communities. His experience includes areas of HVAC, electrical, plumbing, painting, appliance maintenance, pool service and hardware installation. Gerardo ensures proper upkeep, per The Abbey’s community standards, of every apartment and also oversees the property grounds. Gerardo is a great fit for The Abbey because of his knowledge in prioritizing requests, multitasking, making cost effective decisions without affecting quality and ensuring timely delivery of work orders, while keeping the safety and living experience of residents as top priority. We appreciate his skills and are happy he joined our exceptional team at The Abbey at Westminster Plaza.

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Hazel Smith

Hazel Smith has been devoted to our residents in The Kensington community for almost 16 years since 2005. She runs our Memory Care programs with compassion, patience and lots of love! Her commitment is enhanced with continuing education in dementia and Alzheimer’s disease care and life enrichment. Hazel is a doting grandmother to three beautiful grandchildren. Her family is central in her life, as is her dedication to her faith and her church. We are so grateful to have such a caring staff member in on our Memory Enhancement team.



Karleann Leite

Karleann Leite, Assisted Living Administrative Assistant, was born and raised in Maracaibo, Venezuela. She graduated from U.P. Rafael Belloso Chacin with a bachelor’s degree in business administration in 2020. Karleann moved to the United States in 2021 and brings her eagerness to learn, passion for seniors, and hardworking energy to The Abbey.  Away from work, Karleann loves to sing, spend time in green spaces outdoors, and nature. She is continually growing and learning in her position with The Abbey and strives to serve the residents in their daily lives.


Kelly Murphy

Kelly serves as the Marketing and Sales Director of The Abbey and brings more than a decade of experience in the senior living industry. She has worn many hats in senior living sales from community level, regional, and national sales. Kelly has an MBA with a concentration in healthcare administration as well as a bachelor’s degree in business from Concordia University. Kelly is originally from South Texas, near New Braunfels, and recently moved to Houston in 2022. Kelly’s pride and joy is her daughter, Hailey, who is a graduate of Texas A&M and St. Mary’s University Law and lives in San Antonio. In her personal time, she enjoys traveling, fishing, and spending time with her family, friends, and dog, Sadie.

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Imrai Sanvicente

Imrai Sanvicente graduated from the Superior School of Tourism with a Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management and a minor in Culinary Arts and he is now a Certified Assisted Living Administrator.   Imrai has worked under Jeny Knight’s mentoring since 2014, bringing a stellar record of 27 years in the service industry now focused on senior retirement communities. Imrai’s career started as an apprentice at five diamond-five-star hotels in Mexico City, directed mostly by European chefs. Shortly after graduation in the year 2000, he decided to move to the United States where he worked at Arcodoro for Efisio Farris, in the Galleria area. During that time, he met his mentor, Chef Joe Mannke owner/Chef for Rotisserie for Beef and Bird and Bistro Le Cep). Imrai served as the Executive Chef for 13 years at Bistro Le Cep. Imrai’s work has been displayed in local TV segments, newspapers, and magazines. Through his services, Imrai has delighted diners all over Houston. He brings his expertise and passion to The Abbey residents where he will always greet you with a warm smile and a positive attitude. Imrai is father to an amazing son and a precious daughter.


Kaitlan Faubion

Kaitlan, Executive Director, brings more than 15 years of senior living experience to The Abbey. She has worked in all capacities within the senior living industry including operations, sales, care, culinary, owner relations, and acquisitions/dispositions. Kaitlan is a proud Texas A&M alumni, with a bachelors in Business and Communications. Kaitlan is a native Houstonian, from the Sugar Land and Katy area. In her free time, Kaitlan stays busy spending time with her two children and partner, most of it being outside in nature. She is excited to focus her energy at The Abbey to join the amazing team and as well as help maintain the beautiful lifestyle and comforts that our residents are accustomed to.