Estrella Center
350 East LaCanada
Avondale , AZ 85323-1643

623 932-2282

Our Leadership Team

Julio Casas
Center Executive Director

Julio is the Center Executive Director at Estrella Center.

Joni Wright, RN
Center Nurse Executive

Joni joined Estrella in May, 2015. She attended Southern Indiana University where she received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing, then went on to attend Wabash Valley College to obtain her Associates Degree in Nursing-RN.

Angel Troester
Admissions Director

Angel joined Estrella Center in December of 2000.  She has 25 years Long Term Care experience including 17 years as the Admissions/Marketing Director.  She is an excellent advocate for her patients, residents and families and wants to make sure the transition to Estrella Center is an excellent experience. 

Stacey Frate
Rehab/Specialty Program Director

Stacey Frate has been the Physical Therapist/Director of Rehabilitation at Estrella Center since 1996.  She graduated from Langston University and has over 18 years of experience.  She has earned the respect of many patients, residents and family members by providing exceptional rehabilitation and leading her team to achieve remarkable patient outcomes.