The Hacienda at the Canyon Team

Canine in Chief

Murphy Ruedlinger, Canine in Chief Born near Burbank, California on September 24, 2017 to parents of English descent, Murphy was adopted into a proper human household by his benefactor and ...

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A Watermark Original

June Hussey, Membership Director One of Watermark’s original team members, June has dedicated more than three decades of her professional life to creating extraordinary and innovative communities where people thrive. ...

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This Guy Knows How Things Work

Michael Cunningham, Member Systems Operations Director Michael Cunningham has over 20+ years in the maintenance and repair industry. Over the years he has worked in almost every different maintenance field ...

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Our Humble and Kind Housekeeping Leader

Ana Dorame, Director of Member Environmental Services After more than two decades working in the healthcare profession, Ana embraced her passion for helping seniors and embarked on the second half ...

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Heeeere’s Missy!

Missy Paschke-Wood, Community Resource Director Until she joined The Hacienda at the Canyon in May, 2019, Missy Paschke-Wood's professional background had been entirely in the arts. This fertile training ground ...

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Where Healthy Meets Delicious You’ll Find Salwa Hassan

Salwa Hassan, Certified Dietary Manager Salwa Hassan has been with Watermark since 2012, starting out at The Fountains at La Cholla where she worked her way into a management position ...

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Creating Member Dining Experiences

Monica Tryon, Member Dining Experience Manager By recruiting and training our front of house associates for multiple restaurants and lounges, Monica is making a difference in our members lives. It’s ...

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Meet Our Director of Dining

Jeremy Imes, Director of Dining Services Jeremy’s illustrious culinary career began right down the road a piece, washing dishes at age 15 for the Tack Room, a restaurant widely known ...

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Our Nurse Extraordinaire

Leni Duran, RN, Program Director Leni’s professional journey began as a Certified Recreational Therapist. She first worked with children and later with adults in rehabilitation/skilled nursing before venturing into a ...

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Take Me To Your Leader

Shannon Ruedlinger, Executive Director Born and raised in Kansas, Shannon graduated from The University of Kansas with a BA in Public Relations and Communications. His venture into retirement community operations ...

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Meet Terri Waldman

Terri Waldman, MSW, Executive Director of Member Health Services A licensed Assisted Living Facility Manager (ALFM) in Arizona, Terri is responsible for the daily operation of The Hacienda at the ...

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Meet Our Executive Chef

Erich Border, Executive Chef As Executive Chef for The Hacienda at the Canyon, Erich is excited about creating mouthwatering menus featuring delicious local ingredients, together with his talented team. It's ...

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