Maria Champa

Maria Champa

Senior Director of Human Resources

Maria Champa is the Senior Director of Human Resources of Legacy Lifecare and its founding affiliates, Chelsea Jewish Lifecare and JGS Lifecare.

Maria joined Aviv Centers for Living in 2013, which was acquired by Chelsea Jewish Lifecare in 2014. She served as an integral part of the transition team. Maria’s hard work and dedication has earned her three promotions since 2013. Most recently, she was named Senior Director of Human Resources in 2018.

Ms. Champa oversees all aspects of Human Resources management for more than 1,300 employees. The Human Resources Department is comprised of 9 employees spread across the campuses and embedded in the business units to partner with operations on all HR matters. Maria’s HR team is dedicated to collaborating with operations to ensure the best possible outcomes and experiences for the organization and its employees.

In 2018, Maria became a SHRM Certified Professional, which has provided her with in-depth expertise, strategies and techniques that can be implemented into the workplace.

Maria enjoys spending time with her husband Lenny and children Alex, Nino, Savannah and Isabella. Her favorite pastimes include attending her children’s games and recitals as well as traveling with her family.