Our Staff - Executive Team

Edel C. Mahdavifar

Director of Human Resources

Ms. Mahdavifar has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and specializes in overseeing each department’s function which includes managing over 100 employees. During her early career in Guam, she worked for a CPA firm as well as a tuna purse seine company and a steamship agency. She relocated to San Diego in 1999 to work for a marine hardware company supervising all financial responsibilities.

Since 1992, Edel’s professional experience includes specializing in employee relations, recruiting, compliance and training, as well as administering employee benefits. She is a California Notary Public and holds memberships in both SHRM and ASHHRA. As the Human Resources Director for Casa Palmera, Edel oversees the Risk Management and HIPAA Compliance for the organization. She is responsible for preparing and updating all employment records related to hiring, transferring, promoting, and terminating. She performs credentialing for the medical staff along with ensuring that the facility is adhering to the most current laws and standards.

Ms. Mahdavifar is very passionate about her responsibilities and creates positive staff interactions that promote retention and engagement.