Meet the Team
Susan Weisbarth has worked in the health care industry for more than 20 years. She started her career working in rehab doing marketing and admissions. Finding her passion, Susan transitioned into assisted living, beginning at a community in Woodland Hills where she stayed for more than 10 years. She still hears from the family members and staff there and, on her first day here at Canyon Trails, ran into a caregiver who had worked there at the same time, their paths crossing again!
After being a traveling executive director for the past four and a half years, Susan is grateful to find a home at Canyon Trails and is looking forward to long and rewarding relationships with families, residents and staff.
I am so excited to introduce myself to all of you. I have been in the health care industry for more than 20 years. I started working for rehab care doing marketing and admissions. I found I really had a passion for working with seniors. I then decided I wanted to work in assisted living.
I worked in one community for 11 years in Woodland Hills. I still hear from family members and staff. In fact, on my first day working here at Canyon Trails, I ran into a caregiver who worked for me there. It was wonderful to cross paths again.
For the past four and a half years, I was a traveling executive director and visited communities in San Diego, Portland and Oregon. I experienced hurricanes in Florida, snowstorms in Santa Fe and fires in Northern California. I am not the greatest of flyers, so I’m very pleased that I have given up my wings and settled back in the San Fernando Valley.
I am the executive director, but I am only as good as the entire team. Without them, I can’t do my job. My door is always open, and I am available to listen to both problems and compliments. Hopefully more compliments! If I don’t know the answer, I will always get back to you.
I am thrilled to be part of ISL, and I look forward to a long and rewarding relationship with all of you. Please stop by when you visit and introduce yourself to me.
Director of Sales and Marketing
Driven by gratitude and kindness, Barry Steinleger’s goal as the director of Sales and Marketing is to be an advocate for our residents and potential residents, in addition to their families, as they navigate their own health and happiness. He is excited to be a part of the caring and supportive team at Canyon Trails.
After a lifetime of connecting with people and businesses in the publishing and consumer goods industries, Barry spent his first two years in the health care industry as a resource for individuals and their families facing the prospect of hospice care. He looks forward to being a warm and comforting guide to those looking to simplify and improve their lives by considering assisted living.
When not on the job, Barry spends his time playing pickleball, listening to music and podcasts, and relaxing with his beautiful family.
Barry looks forward to seeing you around in the community!
Generations Program Director
Holly Peralta joins us as our Generations Program director with more than a decade of experience. She worked as a nurse for 13 years and has extensive leadership experience in assisted living and memory care. Holly takes pride in taking care of residents with dignity and compassion, while providing the highest quality of care.
Outside of work, Holly enjoys spending time with her family and shopping.
Liliana Solorzano, LVN
Assisted Living Director
Liliana Solorzano’s passion for nursing began at a young age. In high school, she found herself volunteering at nursing facilities and serving as an activities assistant. It was then that her desire to care for others was ignited. With a background rich in skilled nursing that makes up more than 15 years’ cumulative experience in assisted living care, Liliana looks forward to continued service to this very important and special community.
Besides nursing, Liliana’s passions include family and spending time with her son. She’s been with Canyon Trails for the majority of her career and looks forward to many more years to come.
Business Office Director
Culinary Service Director
With 31 years of experience, 27 here at Canyon Trails, Chef Jose Martinez brings much expertise, determination, laughter and compassion to his cooking. He finds pleasure working alongside an incredible staff that love their jobs as well as the community and those they service. Chef Jose believes that the table provides a place of joy and rest and feels privileged to share his heart and talent with the community at Canyon Trails.