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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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Kathi Hill

Kathi Hill became a part of the Abbey family in 2016 as an Assistant Activity Director. In January, 2019, she became the Fitness Director for the Abbey. Kathi has a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and a Master’s Degree in Kinesiology from Lamar University. She spent 36 years in the Education field before bringing her bright smile and endless energy into the lives of our seniors! She loves to sign, especially patriotic songs, and will spontaneously break into some dance moves for the residents at a moment’s notice! She has two children and 5 grandchildren who are her whole world. She and her husband, Glen, have been married for 49 years and are looking forward to the next 49! Kathi is beyond excited to be able to bring quality fitness/wellness programs to the residents of the Abbey in order to improve their quality of life and extend their longevity!

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Irina Wardrip

Meet Irina Wardrip, Social Director in our Independent Living community.  Irina comes with eleven years of experience in Senior Healthcare, Activities and Development at MorningStar Senior Living in Denver, Colorado, and most recently, at Village on the Park Steeplechase in Houston, Texas. She moved to Houston with her husband and is still acclimating to the humidity.

Irina loves to organize and host special events, fundraisers and plan meaningful activities to engage seniors. Irina’s calendar has included edan Art Show featuring The Abbey at Westminster Plaza’s residents’ collectibles, a dog show, “Pawject Runway,” Octoberfest, jewelry making, watercolor classes, published an Abbey Cookbook, coordinated a Vow Renewal Ceremony and other exciting events which are worthy of creating new and fun memories. She and her husband Tony are blessed to have identical baby boys!


Roger Elkhouri

CHEF ROGER ELKHOURI, CEC, CE, is an award-winning chef who is certified by the American Culinary Federation ACF as an Executive Chef CEC and Certified Evaluator CE. Chef Elkhouri has won numerous medals in ACF Culinary Sanctioned Competitions. He holds a culinary degree from the ART Institute of Houston. Chef Elkhouri has worked in the culinary field for over 28 years at a wide variety of restaurants, hotels, country clubs, college food service restaurant,   and many other areas.  Chef Elkhouri has taught many culinary classes for professionals as well as home cooks.  We are excited to have such a passionate Chef at The Abbey who takes pride in serving the residents well  in the area of fine dining.  Come visit The Abbey and meet Chef Elkhouri!


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.