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Meet Our Family

Porsha Vogt
Porsha Vogt
Owner / President
As the owner of Golden Care, Porsha enables seniors in Carlsbad and San Diego County area to live safe, happy lives in their own homes for as long as they can. Her mission, and the mission of … Golden Care, includes assisting family members with elder care for their loved ones while maintaining their own professional and personal lives; creating a family-oriented environment, staffed by professional caregivers that go the extra mile to serve seniors; and increasing respect and concern for seniors in our society. Porsha has a degree in Business Management from the University of Colorado and brings her background in finance and entrepreneurialism to the service of seniors and their loved ones through Golden Care.
Our office manager, Veronica Vasquez
Veronica Vasquez
Office Manager

Veronica began working in the healthcare industry as a Certified Dental assistant in pediatric and orthodontic practices, soon after crossing over into management. This is a role she thoroughly enjoys. Supporting the team whether it’s administrative or clinical she strives to ensure great care is provided. “To provide great care you must put people before paper” is her motto. After 31 years in the dental field she is ready to apply her management experience at Golden Care.

She is a native Texan and enjoys weekend BBQ with husband James and family.

“The Platinum rule is to exceed all expectations.”

Our of client care coordinator, Holly Waddell.
Holly Waddell

Client Care Manager

Holly joined Golden Care with 25+ years in the field of office management, legal assistance, and medical administration. Holly was introduced to Golden Care back in 2015 when she sought respite care for her own Grandmother, whom she herself provided care for. Soon after, she became employed with Golden Care, as our Lead Staffing Manager. She developed many relationships with the clients, their families as well as many of our caregivers. Most recently, she transitioned into a new position as a Client Care Manager which seems to be a perfect fit for her! Holly has a clear understanding and perspective of what it takes to ensure her client’s and their family’s needs, wants, and desires have been met. She has a great deal of respect for the senior community and wholeheartedly loves making a difference in people’s lives.

Tracey Love
Staffing Manager
Tracey joined the Golden Care team in 2021 as our Staffing Manager. Tracey has worked in home care since 2016. Prior to home care, Tracey worked as an EMT, an ER tech, and CNA, as well as in the pharmaceutical industry. Tracey is originally from Chicago (Go Cubs!) and has lived with her family in San Diego for ten years.
Linda Urbina
Golden Care’s Consultant Liaison
Linda comes to Golden Care with a background in education as well as a successful career in managing multiple physical therapy clinics for a national healthcare organization. Perhaps most important, however, are the twelve years she spent in assisting in the rehabilitation process of her own mother, who suffered from a massive stroke. It is that background that drives Linda’s passion for senior care and allows her to do her job with the utmost compassion and understanding. It also allows her to help family members deal with the physical and emotional exhaustion that comes with constant caregiving, and to walk them through any decision that needs to be made regarding the care of their loved ones.
Our client care manager Darlene Weber
Darlene Weber
Client Care Manager
Darlene joined the Golden Care team in 2021, after working for nine years with the Foundation for Senior Care as a Senior Care Advocate, Door through Door Coordinator, and Advocate Lead, overseeing the Advocacy program. Darlene implemented a comprehensive care plan tailored for each client afflicted with mobility, physical, dementia, or cognitive impairments. Darlene previously worked as a behavioral counselor, implementing behavior modification programs for individuals 18 years and younger. She earned a BA in Psychology from CSULA and obtained her Vocational Teaching credentials in General Office and Small Business management. Darlene also has an active Real Estate license. Darlene has the honor of holding a certificate of recognition by Senator Joel Anderson’s office, and was appointed by both Bill Horn and Jim Desmond to the County of San Diego Advisory Council for Aging and Independence Services.
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Holly Pobst
Business Development Liaison
Holly Pobst joined the Golden Care team in 2021 as our Business Development Liaison, cultivating strategic partnerships to ensure an effortless continuum of care for our clients, promoting the Golden Care mission, and providing direct oversight to our online media presence, and overall business development efforts. She brings a wealth of experience to the Golden Care team with her degree in Gerontology from Central Washington University and working exclusively in the senior care field, having assisted elderly persons and their families since 1990. Outside the office, Holly is an animal-loving vegan, Seattle Seahawks fan, Hot tamale fanatic, who loves travel, reading, the beach, and spending time with her family. Holly is delighted to utilize her expertise to further the mission of Golden Care throughout San Diego county and beyond.
Our lead staffing manager, Alexandria Hart.
Alexandria Hart

Lead Staffing Manager

Alexandria has spent the last 8 years working in the healthcare field, including 2 years in-home health & hospice and 6 years in Homecare. She is detail-oriented and works proficiently to staff the most arduous cases. Her job as the Lead Staffing Manager at Golden Care has been to match clients with amazing caregivers and to provide the best schedule options to both clients and caregivers. In her career, she has been determined to provide the best of the best services that can be offered to all those in need, this includes matching the best character traits/experience to meet the needs of our patients and their families. She is uniquely qualified to instruct and advise our team members so that they are empowered to be the best at what they do. Alexandria is a native of San Diego and enjoys spending time with her husband and kids. She loves to participate in community events.
Our recruiting manager, Chandra Santiago.
Chandra Santiago

Recruiting Manager

Chandra has been working in healthcare for the last 6 years as a dental treatment coordinator. Her passion has always been to find a solution to help people get the care they need. From her own past experiences of caring for her grandparents daily from good health to hospice care, she really values having the best caregivers around for those times of need. This made her transition to becoming a recruiter for Golden Care come to fruition. She’s excited to bring on only the best candidates to join our team and to provide you comfort knowing your loved ones are receiving the care they need across San Diego. Chandra was born in Puerto Rico and raised in South Florida. She is a sports momma to three amazing kids and two fur babies. On her free time she enjoys going to dinner with her spouse and Sunday fun day outings with the family!
Our healthcare account executive, Celia Duarte.
Celia Duarte

Healthcare Account Executive

Celia has had the privilege of spending the last 12+ years working with San Diego Hospitals and Medical Providers to bring first-class care to patients all over the county. Celia earned her bachelor’s degree in Communication and Marketing from San Diego State University and later completed a Professional Marketing Certificate from UCSD. As a business development professional, Celia is dedicated to maximizing effective communication that connects patients and their families to the care they need to achieve the best quality of life. She is passionate about helping people and always keeps exceptional customer service at the forefront of all she does. Celia was born and raised in Spain before making sunny San Diego her home. She loves traveling, spending time in nature and sharing as much time as possible with family and friends.

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