Meet the Team
Chelsea Cassara, R.N.
Chelsea Cassara comes to The Capstone at Royal Palm as executive director with years of experience as a registered nurse and working with seniors in various assisted living facilities. Before devoting her work to seniors, Chelsea graduated from the State University of New York at Delhi and is continuing her education online through Cornell University.
Chelsea developed an unwavering drive and commitment to keeping seniors safe by providing a fun, thriving, yet safe living environment. Although she has received numerous accolades for her work ethic and achievements over the years, Chelsea says her greatest reward in the long-term care profession is developing strong relationships with her residents. Her favorite recent memory was organizing an event where her residents could virtually attend her wedding.
Director of Sales & Marketing
Janine Tompkins is the director of Sales and Marketing for our team at The Capstone at Royal Palm and brings with her 20-plus years of residential sales and leasing experience. Her greatest strength is the ability to listen and truly understand where her clients have come from, where they are presently, and where they are going as it relates to their home, health and happiness.
Janine has proudly served our country and now proudly serves our community.
Todd D. Root
Director of Sales & Marketing
Todd D. Root joins The Capstone at Royal Palm team as our director of Sales and Marketing. He brings with him over 30 years of sales and marketing experience, with a focus in senior health care, long-term care insurance, Medicare, home health care and medical staffing. Todd has also worked as a staffing consultant for physicians, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, and independent and assisted living residences, helping them to source the best care for seniors. He has helped hundreds of families navigate the difficult transition to new residences, including his own family members. This gives him the firsthand, compassionate experience to help families in South Florida make the best decisions for their loved ones. He is also a Certified Dementia Practitioner.
Outside of work, Todd lives in West Palm and is an avid tennis and pickle ball player with his partner and three grown children. He enjoys traveling and frequently returns to his origins in New England.
Resident Care Director
Beth Ratner joins the Capstone at Royal Palm family with over 30 years of experience in various health care and senior living settings. Her role allows her to embody her personal philosophy, serving others, providing for her family and making the most of everyday opportunities. Born in Holyoke, Mass., Beth spent most of her early life in Dayton, Ohio, before moving to Northern Virginia as a teenager and then transitioning to Florida over 18 years ago.
When she’s not working, you can find Beth gardening, going to the beach, or spending time with her three grown boys, four grandchildren and two dogs.
Generations Program Director
Cindy Magobet began at The Capstone at Royal Palm as the Vibrant Life® director and now serves as the Generations Program director. She started her career as a certified nursing assistant and spent over 17 years in the medical field. Cindy discovered her passion for seniors when she was young and spent time volunteering with seniors when she could. Now she loves being able to work with them each day and putting smiles on residents’ faces!
In her downtime, Cindy enjoys spending time with family, hosting gatherings and traveling.
Vibrant Life® Director
Christine O’Donnell, the Vibrant Life® director for The Capstone at Royal Palm, graduated from Florida Atlantic University with a bachelor’s degree in social work. She completed an internship for the Palm Beach County Division of Senior Services, which is where she first discovered her passion for this career path. Most recently, Christine ran a nonprofit’s grant-funded programs in Palm Beach County. Christine wants to learn about the residents and how she can make them happy.
In her free time, Christine enjoys playing with her two adorable dogs, attending barre classes, spending time with her fiancé and fixing up her new home.
Culinary Services Director
Jeremy brings over 14 years of experience in the culinary field to his role at The Capstone. He started as a dishwasher and made his way to cook before moving to the front of the house. His favorite part of the job is building relationships with residents and families and seeing the joy on their faces as they eat. Jeremy always says, “You eat with your eyes, so presentation is key!”
Outside of work, he enjoys fishing, going to the beach and watching hockey. In the fall, you can find him hunting in the woods.
Building Services Director
David Brooks comes to The Capstone at Royal Palm with six years of maintenance experience in the senior living industry and 10 years of overall maintenance experience. David ensures fast, yet safe, service for residents to have the best experience possible, and is a caring employee with a strong work ethic and devotion to the happiness of the residents.
In his free time, David enjoys playing basketball and fishing, learning about history, and going to museums.