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Donna Hansen

Executive Director

Donna began her career in senior living seven years ago after retiring from her civilian position in hospitality for the United States Coast Guard. She had the pleasure of living in Hawaii and California before returning to her home town of Pasadena, Texas. She considers it a privilege to serve the seniors in her own community. She enjoys spending time with her three grown children, swimming, the beach, and driving her classic Jeep.


Tamara Chesney

Director of Celebrations

Director of Celebrations Tamara Chesney enthusiastically engages her residents in social activities with her keen sense of humor and quick wit. Tammy, as friends and residents call her, shares her love and passion for the seniors on her sleeve. She was born and raised in Michigan, and says her biggest accomplishment was successfully raising four boys alongside her husband of 26 years. In her free time, she can be found on hiking trails, on the shores of Galveston Island or elsewhere exploring the great state of Texas.

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Derek Brown

Senior Lifestyle Counselor

Senior Lifestyle Counselor Derek Brown has been in the real estate industry for 16 years and has a passion for helping people find the next place they will call home. He was raised in Mont Belvieu and is currently a proud resident of Deer Park. Derek is an Eagle Scout and enjoys many outdoor activities including backpacking, camping and fishing. He also enjoys spending time with his one son.



Margit Semac

Business Office Manager

Business Office Manager, Margit Semac has more than 14 years of experience in the senior living industry. Prior to beginning her career in senior living she held a TX Real Estate License. In 2017 she was promoted to Lead Business Office Director. She loves being a team member of Morada Senior Living  and shows a true passion for helping the residents. Margit is originally from Romania and speaks three languages, Hungarian, Romanian and English.

Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family, loves to travel, hike, run, skydive and cook.


Marion Maddox

Director of Operations