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Sequoia Senior Solutions are In-Home Care Specialists

Gabriella Ambrosi, Co-Owner and Chief Executive Officer

Stan Lawson and Gabriella Ambrosi

Gabriella has been involved in caring for others for over 30 years, beginning as a Nurse's Aid in a nursing home in Italy, her native country. After graduating from the University Hospital Nursing School in Padua, she worked for several years as a Registered Nurse in the Emergency Rooms and the Intensive Care Units of two major Italian hospitals. Gabriella first moved to the United States in the 1980's and earned her BA in Biological Sciences from Rutgers University. She then returned to Italy where she pursued a career in Marketing with the international branch of Baxter Healthcare Corporation, becoming European Marketing Manager for a major product line. She returned to the United Stated in the 1990's and earned a Master's degree in Marketing from Golden Gate University.

Gabriella has served on the Board of Directors of CASA - Court Appointed Special Advocates. She also has served on the Advisory Council of Area Agency on Aging of Sonoma County. In 2009 she received the Women in Business Award from the North Bay Business Journal. Gabriella Ambrosi is the co-founder, President, and CEO of Sequoia Senior Solutions, Inc., a company that has been providing in-home care for the elderly since 2003. Sequoia Senior Solutions employs compassionate caregivers who are bonded, insured, trained, and supervised. Since its inception, the company has made it possible for more than 1000 seniors and younger needy adults to remain at their place of residence, even when faced with disabilities.

Prior to owning Sequoia Senior Solutions Gabriella had worked for many years in the health care industry. Her education includes a Registered Nurse degree from the University Hospital of Padua, Italy, a BA in Biological Sciences from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, NJ, and a MS in Marketing from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, CA. She lives in Petaluma with her husband Stanton Lawson and their 3 children, Cody, Conrad, and Martin.


  • In Home Caregiving – Risk versus Peace of Mind
  • How do you Know When Your Parents Need a Caregiver – Signs to look for and how to decide when to hire a professional.


  • Oakmont Educational Series
  • Bethlehem Lutheran Church
  • Soroptimist
  • Points of Life
  • BNI
  • Oakmont Gardens Armchair Travel
  • Petaluma Senior Center
  • Highland Senior Center of Clearlake
  • Middletown Senior Center
  • Sebastopol Senior Center
  • Windsor Senior Center
  • SIRS Branch 41 Sonoma

Stanton C. Lawson, Co-Owner and Chief Financial Officer

Stan has over 20 years experience in international environments as a financial executive. He is currently co-owner and Chief Financial Officer of Sequoia Senior Solutions.He began his career with Olivetti in Italy where he managed the finance and accounting functions of several US and Italian operating divisions. He later served as Director of Finance for Jackson Publishing Group in Milan and Director of Finance for Francesco Cinzano in Turin. He returned to the U.S. in 1994 to manage his family's resort in Dillon Beach and later joined Autodesk as Finance Manager, Worldwide Information Systems Division. Most recently, Stan was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of DBS Industries, Inc. in Mill Valley. Stan currently serves as Trustee on, and is a past President of, the Community Health Foundation of Greater Petaluma and Treasurer of the board for the Santa Rosa Concert Association. Stan holds a BA in Business Economics and Italian Literature from the University of California at Santa Barbara.


  • In-Home Care - It’s not Just for Seniors
  • America’s Crisis in Aging – If Getting Old Ain’t For Sissies, Taking Care of the Elderly Isn’t Either!


  • Kiwanis Clubs of Oakmont, Petaluma and Healdsburg
  • Rotary 5130 Clubs of Cloverdale, Petaluma Sunrise, Valley of the Moon, Sebastopol Sunrise and Rancho Cotati
  • Rotary 5150 Clubs of Novato Sunrise, San Rafael and Ignacio Sunrise
  • S.I.R.S. of Petaluma
  • Business Networking International
  • City of Petaluma Sesquicentennial Celebration


“This is just a note to thank Stanton Lawson of “Sequoia Senior Solutions” for his presentation at my weekly Rotary meeting. Mr. Lawson’s experience in dealing with In-Home-Care was evident in his presentation and his responses to our member’s questions. Mr. Lawson was able to clearly articulate the benefits of utilizing a professional company to ensure for the comfort and protection of your loved ones.” ~Mark Lille, Novato Sunrise Rotary


Contact Us

Sequoia Senior Solutions, Inc.
1372 N. McDowell Blvd Suite-S
Petaluma, CA 94954
Phone (707) 763-6600
Fax (707) 763-6607

Contact Offices

Lake (707) 262-1477
Marin (415) 259-0331
Mendocino (707) 462-3227
Napa (707) 254-7660
Solano (707) 419-7299 
Sonoma (707) 539-0500