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Skyelar Hall

Executive Director

Skyelar has worked in senior living for two and a half years. She began her career with this community as the Business Office Manager. Shortly after, she was promoted to Executive Director. Skyelar earned a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the University of Houston-Victoria and a Master’s in Business Administration from Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi. She is a native of Victoria, TX and currently resides here with her husband. When she’s not working, she enjoys being on the water fishing or boating.


Stephanie DeLaGarza

Director of Resident Services

Director of Resident Services Stephanie DeLaGarza has been proudly serving residents of Morada Victoria East since 2018. Stephanie began her professional career as a social worker in a nursing home setting, and came to Morada following a seven-year tenure as a Deputy Clerk in the Victoria County government offices.

She takes great pride in knowing and engaging our residents, and in her current role, aims to be a bright and positive presence in our community, all while delivering recreational and social experiences that have a meaningful impact in residents’ lives.


Karen Slusher

Senior Lifestyle Counselor

Senior Lifestyle Counselor Karen Slusher is an experienced healthcare and senior living industry professional who joined the Morada team in 2019 after holding multiple, wide-ranging positions in specialized healthcare settings.

In her current role, she is dedicated in her support of local seniors and families as they explore the many benefits of care-free senior living and search for the best option to suit their particular needs. Karen takes great pride in getting to know those who make their way to Morada Victoria East and especially loves to follow along with new and established residents as they continue their journeys here in our community.

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James Drewery

Director of Culinary Services

Director of Culinary Services James Drewery began his career in the army, specializing in Nuclear Biological and Chemical Warfare before discovering his real passion in the army’s culinary field. After retiring from the army, he began cooking full time and studying at Johnson and Wales University. James held a prior role at our sister community, Morada Deer Park, before joining our talented culinary team here at Morada Victoria East. James is a strong leader who cares about helping his team members achieve their culinary potential. Inspired by Hawaiian cuisine and locally sourced ingredients, he strives to incorporate these dishes into the menu as well as resident-crafted recipes to deliver a wholesome dining experience.