Meet the Team
Resident Care Director
Culinary Services Director
Ruben Aguilar, our Elevate dining chef, comes to Loma Clara with more than 17 years of culinary experience. Born and raised in Colima, Mexico, Ruben has adopted a culinary style that includes tropical flavors like his famous herb-crusted tilapia and fruit salsa garnish. Ruben has spent the past eight years of his career perfecting his culinary craft in assisted and senior living communities, and his passion for cooking shows with every new recipe he makes. Ruben lives in Morgan Hill, and enjoys playing soccer and other outdoor activities with his 15-year-old son in his free time.
Senior Business Office Director
Cassandra Pace has been working in assisted living since 2014, starting as a server in the dining room and working her way up the “food chain.” Cassandra started working at Loma Clara before its opening in 2019. In her current role, she assists with the day-to-day operations of our community.
Cassandra was born and raised in San Jose, Calif. She moved to Hollister 15 years ago to live with her grandparents and attend high school. Cassandra enjoys singing, playing guitar and making music in her spare time.