Cristina Lopez re-joined Lutheran Towers in March 2020 and currently serves as the Fiscal and Compliance Manager. Prior her brief departure, Cristina work with Lutheran Towers for three years. Having spent four (4) years working with the elderly and 14 years within Accounting, she shares passion for the community and appreciates the fulfillment she gains when providing the residents services with a heart filled with warmth, dignity and kindness.
Cristina holds a Bachelor of Business Administration with concentration in Accounting from Phoenix University, an Associate degree of Accounting from Farmingdale University, and is certified in Non-Profit Accounting. In addition, Cristina is also a Certified Occupancy Specialist, and leverages this certification to carry out one of her roles as the overseeing manager for all Lutheran Towers’ occupancy. Cristina is also fluent in Spanish, which is a huge asset for the Spanish speaking guests and residents at Lutheran Towers. Cristina is an active member of Leading Age Georgia, and SHRM Human Resources.
Although her contact is more behind the scenes, Cristina enjoys building a relationship so that she can help the elders as much as possible. Cristina carries an immense satisfaction in helping seniors to preserve their quality life within Lutheran Towers. She feels that working with the elderly requires a certain level of patience, empathy, respect and optimism. Her motto is “kindness and understanding”; which, to her means, being able to put yourself in their shoes of those who may be lonely, depressed, or unable to speak up.
Other certifications include
- SAHMA as an Occupancy Specialist and Fair Housing.
- LeadingAge Leadership Academy Certification
- Certified Eden at Home Associate
- Mental Health First Aid Certification