Meet the Team

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Chelsea Cassara, R.N.

Executive Director

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.

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Janine Tompkins

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.

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Darcy Sypek

Resident Care Director

Darcy Sypek joined The Capstone at Royal Palm family as the Resident Care director. With over 25 years of experience in the senior care space, she has worked in skilled nursing/rehab facilities, community nursing organizations, and assisted living communities. Darcy is passionate about providing quality nursing care to seniors and establishing trusting relationships with her residents, their families and her co-workers.

Outside of work, Darcy enjoys reading, going to the beach and spending time with her grandson.

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Cindy Magobet

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.

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Christine O'Donnell

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.

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LiSandra Bracero

Business Office Director

LiSandra Bracero serves as the on-site Business Office director at The Capstone at Royal Palm. She oversees the general administration of human resource and accounting control systems, functions and procedures for the community. LiSandra graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a Bachelor of Science degree in dentistry, which she practiced for 19 years.

In her free time, LiSandra enjoys spending time with her daughter while traveling and discovering new adventures. She loves being a part of The Capstone at Royal Palm family and enjoys getting to know all of the wonderful residents.

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Michael Gandolfo

Culinary Services Director

Michael Gandolfo comes to The Capstone at Royal Palm with 28 years of experience in the food service industry and 17 years in the senior living industry. As the Culinary Service director, Michael is responsible for every aspect of food service. He is certified as a dietary manager, as a food protection professional and in ServSafe®.

Michael graduated from the Culinary Institute of America and has an associate degree in culinary arts. He is dedicated to providing 5-star dining experiences for the residents of our community.

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David Brooks

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.