Meet the Team
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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.