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Al Brumagin, Senior Executive Director, Solstice at Fairport

Al Brumagin

Senior Executive Director

Al Brumagin has significant experience in the senior living industry. Prior to becoming executive director at Solstice at Fairport, he served as a marketing director and as an executive director at other senior living facilities. In addition, he also launched a new independent living community as the director for a local nonprofit organization. Al enjoys spending time with the residents at Solstice at Fairport and appreciates each resident’s stories and wisdom. Al is honored to care for the residents at Solstice at Fairport.

He currently resides in Webster with his wife, and he looks forward to visits from his children and granddaughters.

Laurie Bennett, Senior Director of Sales and Marketing, Solstice at Fairport

Laurie Bennett

Senior Director of Sales and Marketing

Laurie Bennett has over 30 years of senior living and health care experience. Before joining the team at Solstice Senior Living at Fairport, she served as an executive director and clinical consultant for various senior living organizations across the country.

As the director of Sales and Marketing, Laurie thrives on connecting with unique individuals across all walks of life, championing the well-being of seniors and creating a vibrant life for residents.

When she isn’t working, Laurie treasures spending time with family and traveling with her husband.

Ravan K. Cozan-Pierce, Senior Vibrant Life® Director, Solstice at Fairport

Ravan K. Cozan-Pierce

Senior Vibrant Life® Director

Ravan Cozan-Pierce has degrees in hospitality management and event planning and in health science and a minor in early childhood education. Her passion for helping others earned her the Touch of Excellence award three times and a nomination for the National Serving Elders Award. Ravan has worked with Solstice at Fairport for seven years, and she loves spending time with the residents.

Lory Preston, Business Office Director, Solstice at Fairport

Lory Preston

Business Office Director

Lory Preston brings over six years of experience in office management to the Solstice at Fairport team. She is dedicated to showing compassion and support to new residents as they transition into senior living. Working for Solstice gives her the opportunity to enrich the lives of seniors by caring, listening and lending a helping hand. 

In her free time, Lory enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren. 

Connor Rand CSD

Connor Rand

Culinary Services Director

Connor Rand has been working in the culinary field for 15 years. His interest started in high school, where he attended a #1 BOCES program and learned the fundamentals of culinary arts. From there, Connor enrolled in the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, N.Y., where he studied baking and pastry arts along with business management. Since graduation, Connor has had the opportunity to use his skills with such prestigious titles as culinary teacher, manager of local restaurants for Wegmans and sous chef at Oak Hill Country Club, and now he joins Solstice Senior Living at Fairport as the Culinary Services Director.

Ethan Drake, Culinary Services Director, Solstice at Fairport

Ethan Drake

Culinary Services Director

Ethan Drake began his career as the chef and beverage director at a hotel in Rochester. Before joining Solstice at Fairport, he worked for nine years as the director of culinary for a senior living community. Ethan is also a graduate from the Rochester Institute of Technology. 

While he isn’t at work, Ethan enjoys roasting his own coffee, boating, camping and spending time with his daughter, Tessa. 

Dan Guiseppetti, Senior Building Services Director, Solstice at Fairport

Dan Guiseppetti

Senior Building Services Director

With over 25 years of experience in home remodeling, Dan is Solstice at Fairport’s Maintenance Director. In his free time, Dan enjoys working in the yard, fishing, boating and working on other remodeling projects. Dan lives in Penfield with his wife and three sons.

Ashley Rosenbauer, Concierge, Solstice at Fairport

Ashley Rosenbauer


Ashley brings years of experience working with seniors to Solstice at Fairport. She developed a passion for making a positive difference in the lives of seniors when she became a server right out of high school, then coordinated fun activities.

Her current role as concierge is a natural fit. Each day, Ashley enjoys building relationships with residents and making them feel more at home.

She has a 4-year-old Rottweiler named FannyRose who she loves to spend time with, along with her family. When not working, Ashley can be found enjoying the outdoors, including hiking and camping.

You’ll love calling Solstice at Fairport home.

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