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Senior Living at its Finest

Sai Raj Kappari

Executive Director

Sai Raj Kappari is a licensed nursing home facility administrator and clinical gerontologist. Sai Raj brings a deep understanding of the aging journey to our community. He holds a Master’s degree in Gerontology from the University of Southern California. Sai Raj is driven by a profound passion for enriching the lives of older adults. He has dedicated his career to emphasizing the biopsychosocial aspects of aging and their profound impact on the well-being of the individuals he serves. His life mantra, ‘when our life purpose changes from competition to contribution, it becomes a celebration,’ reflects his commitment to fostering a culture of care, compassion, and celebration within our community.

Definey Brooks, RN

Director of Resident Services

Definey Brooks has over 20 years of experience in the nursing field. She graduated from Our Lady of the Lake College, where she was inducted into the nurse’s honor society for her outstanding academic achievements. Definey specializes in guiding clinical staff to assist residents with their daily activities, ensuring that every aspect of their care is provided with the utmost quality, dignity, and respect. She is a valuable member of The Carrollton team, committed to delivering compassionate care to residents.

Jennifer Kennedy

Sales and Marketing Director

Jennifer Kennedy has over 20 years of experience in Senior Living Health Care. She graduated from the University of New Orleans with a Bachelor of Science in Health Administration and Business Administration. She is compassionate about helping seniors find their forever home. She is excited for her role as the Marketing Director for The Carrollton and looks forward to building wonderful relationships with residents and families.

Larry Jenkins


Larry Jenkins is the Chef at The Carrollton. With a diverse journey from family roots to culinary adventures worldwide, his passion for hospitality shine through in every dish. His secret recipe for success is spreading laughter among his team.

Alexis Ward, TRS

Activities Director

Alexis Ward is a graduate of both Southern University and A&M University. She has a Bachelor of Science in Recreational Therapy Studies. Alexis has found her calling in a career that allows her to focus on the growth, success and mental health awareness of others. She enjoys making a positive impact on our residents every single day and is dedicated to be an exceptional team member of the community.

Miguel Fabre

Maintenance Director

Miguel Fabre has over 30 years of experience in electrical and maintenance. He ensures that The Carrollton is always running smoothly. Miguel is a New Orleans native and is dedicated to making The Carrollton the best it can be for our residents.

Renea Verrett

Human Resources

Renea Verett has over 20 years of experience in Human Resources and Operations. She is a results-focused leader on a mission to maximize The Carrollton’s most valuable assets—our people. Her talent acquisition, retention and motivation solutions drive our team to new heights.

Steve Sharai

Business Office Manager

Steve Sharai has over 40 years of facility manager experience. He is born and raised in New Orleans and is excited to be a part of The Carrollton team. Steve enjoys engaging in heartwarming conversations with residents and soaking in their captivating stories.

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The Carrollton

701 South Carrollton Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118