Armin Shaverdian, PT, DPT

Armin Shaverdian, PT, DPT

Founder/Administrator

“I founded Lifespan knowing that what we do for our clients, our therapists and their patients results in lives being changed for the better., That makes what I do at Lifespan most rewarding”.

Since 2008, Armin has served as CEO for Lifespan. Armin has been instrumental in conceptualizing and strategic planning, including identifying expansion into new markets and staff development.  His vision has lead Lifespan as one of the top staffing companies in the home health niche in southern California region.

In his off time, Armin enjoys exercising, traveling, and spending time with his wife and two sons.

Stephanie Rodriguez

Staffing Manager

About Stephanie

“Patients that are homebound have a necessity for our therapists. It has made me feel wonderful being able to help patients get the treatment that they need.”

Stephanie plays a vital role in connecting patients with Lifespan therapists. As Lead Scheduler, she has one-on-one contact with patients and therapists to schedule times that work for both parties and ensure optimal care. She ensures all Lifespans get the personalized therapy that meets any and all needs and special requests.

Part of Stephanie’s passion for all things physical comes from a love for sports, particularly soccer and tennis.

Monica Popenhagen

Intake Manager

About Monica

“I love working for a company that strives to be the best in customer service. Our clients deserve the very best, and I truly believe Lifespan offers that.” 

Monica brings her years of office management experience to Lifespan to keep the office and operations running smoothly. But more than an assistant, Monica is vital part of the Lifespan team—crafting office emails, helping with staffing, and interacting with the patients our therapists work with to help meet their immediate needs.

In her off time, Monica enjoys hiking, swimming, and reading.

Rachelle Gatchalian

Document Transcription Supervisor

About Rachelle

“What I love most about working at Lifespan is the opportunity to work with other health agencies in ensuring patients receive quality care. It’s always been important to me to know that I made a difference in someone’s life.”

As Lifespan’s office assistant, Rahelle does much more that order supplies. On a daily basis she ensures that Start of Care notes, standard progress notes, reassessment notes and discharge Oasis notes have been reviewed, uploaded and submitted to selected agencies’ health care computers for their own viewing and tenancy. Interacting with both agencies and patients, she also works to keep medical records updated at all times. It is a vital part to facilitating the exceptional customer service Lifespan provides to our valued partners and patients.

When she is not at work helping to change lives, Rachelle loves the arts and enjoys reading, music, movies and spending time with family and friends.

Justine Grepo

Human Resources

About Justine

“What I love most about working at Lifespan is the opportunity to work with other health agencies in ensuring patients receive quality care. It’s always been important to me to know that I made a difference in someone’s life.”

As Lifespan’s office assistant, Rahelle does much more that order supplies. On a daily basis she ensures that Start of Care notes, standard progress notes, reassessment notes and discharge Oasis notes have been reviewed, uploaded and submitted to selected agencies’ health care computers for their own viewing and tenancy. Interacting with both agencies and patients, she also works to keep medical records updated at all times. It is a vital part to facilitating the exceptional customer service Lifespan provides to our valued partners and patients.

When she is not at work helping to change lives, Rachelle loves the arts and enjoys reading, music, movies and spending time with family and friends.

Elexis Rupp

Operations Manager

About Elexis

“I love knowing that I can work hard and it will significantly improve the lives of people who are suffering and unable to help themselves.” 

Elexis oversees the operations at Lifespan including quality assurance departments, document processing, and intake management.

When not working, Elexis enjoys movies, the beach, spending time with family, and playing with her kitten Snowflake.

Lorealle-Jae Ordinario

Accounting Manager

About Lorealle-Jae

“I am glad to be a part of a company that provides therapy services with great care. I may not work directly with the patients but it’s always rewarding to hear feedback that our therapists are doing a great job.”

Lorealle-Jade works indirectly with our homebound patients to coordinate scheduling home visits that are convenient to both our patients and therapists. Other vital duties include reviewing and processing incoming patient documents and ensures they are received by the many home health agencies Lifespan works with.

For Lorealle-Jade, the work she does is personal. A few years back her grandmother was homebound and needed help, so for Lorealle-Jade working at Lifespan feels like she has come full circle.

When not working, Lorealle-Jade is a competitive runner, she has a few half marathons chalked up and she is training for her first full marathon. When she not out and about, she enjoys reading and spending time with family and friends.

Megan Mcdonald

Business Development Liason

About Megan
Education: BA in Communication Studies, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
Experience: Mostly all of my work experience comes from working in the hospitality field. Interacting with people on a daily basis making sure that the customer/client/patient receives the best possible treatment.
Skills/Languages: A skilled communicator, trainer, mentor, and problem solver 🙂
Fun/Hobbies: Traveling, eating delicious food, attending concerts, spending time with family and friends.

Sydney Hammett

Supervisor DME & Ins. Authorizations

About Sydney
Sydney oversees two vital departments at Lifespan—handling the insurance authorizations that ensure patients who are not covered under Medicare or Medicaid get proper insurance authorization to get the care they need.Sydney also handles durable medical equipment (DME) requests to ensure all documentation is in place to meet any special requests for medical equipment and more. She helps all patients get the proper care they need.
During her free time Sydney enjoys riding her motorcycle and spending time with her husband.

Rechelle Ramolete

Quality Assurance Assistant

About Rechelle

Rechelle Ramolete is a quality assurance specialist.  She earned a degree of Bachelor of Science Majoring in Computer Science. Rechelle assists Lifespan quality assurance dept with data mining and document handling.

During her free time Rechelle  likes listening to music, loves to dance, used to play volleyball and badminton in college, active in social media and updated with current events.

Lourdes Angkico

Administrative Assistant

About Xerna

Lourdes Angkico is an administrative Assistant at Lifespan.

Lourdes processes and monitors durable medical equipment orders.

She prides herself on providing compassionate customer service, she feels accomplished knowing she has made a difference in someone life everyday.

During her free time she enjoys time with her dog, reading books, making DIY projects and having coffee with friends.

Zubair Khalil

Quality Assurance Assistant

About Zubair

Zubair Khalil is a quality assurance Assistant at Lifespan.  Zubair has been working in data tracking, and quality assurance for 2 years.  He has a keen eye for quality assurance and clarifying any issues that arise.

During his free time he likes to work on computers and be a breast of the latest technologies available.

Fatima Maqsood

Data Entry Assistant

About Fatima

Fatima Maqsood is a Medical Record Specialist at Lifespan. With the extensive experience of management and planning, she is committed to ensuring accurate data entry.

During her free time she enjoys watching movies and spending time with her family.