Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month at Casa
Here at Casa, we serve a diverse population of exceptional women. We recognize the important role that diversity in leadership and care play in providing the highest quality treatment possible. To celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, we would like to recognize two women whose background help shape their excellence in leadership and compassion in service. We continue to be amazed by their incredible accomplishments both here at Casa and in our broader community.
Nely-Meza Andrade Biography
Nely brings over 15 years of experience in the field of mental health, substance abuse and community non-profits. Ms. Meza has led and created opportunities for the most vulnerable populations in Los Angeles County through the development of strategic partnerships, community organization and the successful implementation of multiple clinical treatment programs. Ms. Meza holds a Master’s in Counseling from San Francisco State University and a Master’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship from Mount Saint Mary’s University, Los Angeles. Ms. Meza currently serves as Executive Director/CEO for Casa Treatment Center, which specializes in providing addiction treatment for women and their families for more than 50 years. In addition, she serves as a board member with several organizations.
Daisy Rivas Biography
Daisy is a local Pasadena resident and a proud mother of 3 young adult children. She has over thirty years of work experience in the luxury retail buying and wholesale eyewear industry. She also is the owner of a retail business specializing in licensed sports apparel, headwear and collectibles.
Daisy’s commitment to Casa’s mission of support and strengthen women led her to serve as a board member for the past 3 years. She has also held positions in development and marketing. Her commitment to service doesn’t stop with Casa, as she has previously volunteered with Kidspace Children’s Museum, The Chandler School, Mayfield Senior School and St. Francis High School.
In her spare time she enjoys weight lifting, boxing and hiking, photography, water painting and traveling.
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