A Statement on COVID-19

Lantana, Florida Retirement Community Staff

Meet Our Staff

We have top-notch service because we have a dedicated staff. These are the people who work tirelessly to make Vi at Lakeside Village a great place to live.

Carrie Schroeder Executive Director

As Executive Director, Carrie oversees every aspect of the community, which includes the quality of service, amenities, care, and programming for each and every Vi at Lakeside Village resident. Carrie has 19 years of progressive business experience focusing on hospitality and senior living. Carrie re-joined the Vi team in 2017 after finishing her MBA certificate and Master’s Degree in Social Work. Carrie previously worked at Vi at La Jolla Village, in San Diego, California, prior to joining the Vi at Lakeside Village team in 2019.

Barbara Kelley Sales Director

Barbara directs all of our sales efforts at Vi at Lakeside Village. She also manages each sales team member, and represents Vi to the larger Palm Beach County community. Barbara joined the Vi at Lakeside Village team in 1994.

Shaun Gavin Care Center Administrator

Shaun oversees each care center department – from dining service to nursing care – and provides a quality experience to our residents. She works closely with her team of nurses and support staff to develop a personalized approach for every care center resident. Shaun has over 14 years of experience across various levels of care.

Iria Siegel Director of Accounting

Iria is responsible for all accounting operations for Vi at Lakeside Village. Iria has more than 19 years of experience, with 13 years in the healthcare industry, and also has received her Master of Science in Accounting.
Donna Addy

Donna Addy Community Relations Manager

Donna Addy, Community Relations Manager, brings 20 years of extensive experience in all aspects of community relations to Vi at Lakeside Village. She possesses broad experience in speaking, strategic public relations planning and event development. Donna rejoined Vi in spring 2018 and has worked for the company nearly 5 years of her overall senior living career. 

Lisa Johnson Director of Human Resources

Lisa works to enhance both resident and employee satisfaction through oversight and management of human resources at Vi at Lakeside Village. Lisa has more than 15 years of experience in human resources and business operations. She enjoys working with and helping people develop to their fullest potential. Lisa has a Masters of Science in Human Resource Management and joined Vi in 2019.

Anthony Santomauro, CEC, CDM, CFPP Executive Chef

Executive Chef Anthony Santomauro oversees the culinary program for Vi at Lakeside Village, including menu creation and food preparation. Originally from Toms River, New Jersey, Anthony has more than 26 years of culinary experience, and is a Certified Executive Chef (CEC), Certified Dietary Manager (CDM), and a Certified Food Protection Professional (CFPP).

Henrik Jespersen, CFBE, CDM, CFPP Director of Dining Services

Henrik makes dining an experience. He manages our dining room – from table reservations and plate settings, to the personalized service each resident receives. He joined Vi at Lakeside Village in 2005, and has more than 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry and is a certified food and beverage executive (CFBE), a certified dietary manager (CDM), and a certified food protection professional (CFPP).

Tracy Vaughan, CEOE Director of Engineering

Tracy is responsible for maintenance of the community’s physical plant, and the numerous buildings on our 46-acre campus. He has more than 23 years of experience in the health care industry, and is a certified engineering operations executive (CEOE).

Janet Carstens Director of Housekeeping

Janet oversees the housekeeping function for the community, with a focus on providing a comfortable living environment for every resident. Before assuming her role in 2010, Janet spent more than 30 years in the hospitality and hospital industry.

Tamara Sawicz Lifestyle Director

Tamara is at the center of everything social at Vi at Lakeside Village. She creates, finds and arranges outings and events for residents like educational lectures, travel clubs, fitness classes, day trips to unique places, and much more. Tamara also helps manage the numerous resident-led clubs at Vi at Lakeside Village.

Sandra Finnegan, RN Director of Nursing

Sandra helps to manage the quality of care and services provided to residents of Vi at Lakeside Village's Care Center, which includes assisted living, memory support, and skilled nursing. Sandra works closely with the Care Center Administrator, the residents' personal physicians, and the consulting medical director to provide care for each resident. 

Lorraine Luciani Director of Resident Services

Lorraine assists independent living residents and their family members should they need support during a change in a resident’s health. Additionally, Lorraine oversees wellness amenities, and manages our concierge and valet services.