Daniel Robescu: Executive Director of Good Hands Placement Agency, LLC

Daniel Robescu is a Master Level Social Worker and a Licensed Real Estate Agent in the state of Arizona. Originally from Romania, he immigrated to the United States with his parents in 1996. Daniel received a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, International Business, and French, from Baldwin Wallace College in Berea, Ohio in 2003. He moved to Phoenix, Arizona in 2005, and earned a Master of Social Work from Arizona State University in 2013. He completed an internship with Adult Protective Services, as well as an internship with Aurora Behavioral Health, the largest psychiatric hospital in Arizona. 

Daniel’s passion for working with seniors began in 2005, when he founded the Good Hands Placement Agency, LLC. At the time, he also bought and managed an assisted living home, gaining firsthand experience and understanding of the everyday needs of his clients as a licensed caregiver. As director of Good Hands Placement Agency, LLC, he could apply his vast knowledge and experience as a caregiver to being a dedicated advocate for clients with regards to criteria, standards, and industry regulations that the various providers must adhere to in the State of Arizona. In 2007, Daniel sold the Assisted Living home so he could devote 100% of his efforts on advocating for client-oriented care, and provide clients and families the personal support and care they deserve.  

Daniel is a member of the Arizona Geriatric Society, National Association of Social Workers, Better Business Bureau, National Association of Realtors, and the Arizona Caregiver Coalition.

Daniel and his wife Eriona, currently reside in Peoria, Arizona with their daughter Emma. Through professional growth, Daniel also intends to expand his business to offer more assistance to his clients such as care management and fiduciary services in the future. He believes honesty, integrity, and hard work, will undoubtedly ensure that professional success will follow. Helping clients and their families and providing support every step of the way is a reward all its own.

Daniel’s favorite quote:

“When you do what you love, you won’t work a day in your life!”

Westside Representative: Shanna Thomas: 623-202-6877

Shanna Thomas is an Arizona native who has an upbeat personality and is always ready to assist those around her. She graduated with a Bachelor’s degree from Vanguard University of Southern California majoring in Cultural Anthropology with a minor in Business. While living in California, she worked for The Irvine Company, which is known as one of the most prestigious master planning companies in the nation. While working for The Irvine Company, Shanna worked as a concierge and after proving her excellence in customer relations, she was promoted into the management office working in the operations department. In that position she worked very closely with contractors, vendors, guests and tenants dealing with insurance, contracts and any problem solving that needed to take place. After moving back to Arizona, Shanna knew that she wanted to focus on assisting the senior demographic and met Daniel with Good Hands Placement Agency. With her hands on experience and training, Shanna is very excited to be aiding those in need and is here for anyone who has questions!

Shanna’s favorite quote:

"A candle loses nothing when lighting another candle."

 

Placement Agent: Jackie LaMagna 623-210-0299

After many career changes in my life, I entered the Health Care Industry as a Social Worker.  I worked closely with Daniel and Good Hands Placement Agency. When he mentioned that he needed an office manager, I was pleased to accept the position. I love working with families that need advice on what to do when a parent can no longer care for themselves.  The decisions the family has to make can be very stressful. It is such a reward to be able help them and give them the peace needed at this time. After 5 years as office manager, I decided to go into the field and work directly with the families. 

Jackie favorite quote:

"Helping others is a gift to oneself"

 

Office Manager: Gina Benevento

Gina was born and raised in Buffalo, NY. She decided to move to Arizona to be closer to her 2 sisters & to get away from lake effect snow! She graduated from The State University of New York at Buffalo with a B.S. in Psychology & Biology concentration. She has been working as an administrator in the health care field for almost 10 years. She enjoys this type of work because it gives her the opportunity to meet people from all walks of life, and use her analytical skills to help them achieve their goals. She is looking forward to meeting our next client to help them with all of their placement needs!

Gina's favorite quote:

"We rise by lifting others"