Senior Executive Director
Robin Smith, Executive Director at Solstice at Guilford, is passionate about helping seniors thrive and age boldly. She has successfully managed senior living communities since 2010 and has learned that happy residents and staff create a dynamic community that all enjoy.
Robin is delighted to be back in the Shoreline area, where she lived for more than 20 years, raising her children and managing a successful real estate office in Madison before beginning her adventures in senior living. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two grown children, as well as her “furry kid,” Faith, an English cocker spaniel. Robin also loves exploring new areas and trying new foods and is an avid Notre Dame fan.
Director of Sales and Marketing
Mindy Goodrich, Director of Sales and Marketing, brings a wide variety of experiences in marketing and is proud to be a part of a community that emphasizes the strength and vitality of its seniors and that values the contributions of each team member.
Initially drawn to Solstice at Guilford’s 80-acre nature preserve and tranquil “down-home country” setting, Mindy is excited to be a part of a team that celebrates the unique qualities of each resident, while encouraging a cooperative, neighborly atmosphere.
Vibrant Life® Director
Desiree Weber brings over a decade of experience working in independent living, assisted living and memory care. She loves getting to work with an amazing team, planning and organizing events, wearing tutus, and driving our amazing residents on the bus. Most of all, Desiree is grateful for her supportive team and residents.
Desiree has relocated from Essex, where she raised her two children. In her spare time, she makes jewelry and attends crafts shows all around the Tri-State Shoreline.
Culinary Services Director
Jared Downing, culinary services director at Solstice Senior Living of Guilford, has a commitment to providing tasty, nutritious selections for seniors. He has spent many years working with senior living organizations and in the restaurant industry.
Jared enjoys spending time with his wife and children. He also loves playing pool and competing in billiard tournaments.
Senior Business Office Director
Connie Fisher, business office director at Solstice Senior Living at Guilford, recently joined the Solstice team with more than 25 years of health care and assisted living management experience. Connie, a graduate of Wheaton College in Massachusetts, has significant industry experience in office and financial management. Her community responsibilities include all aspects of accounting, payroll and human resources functions.
Connie recently relocated from West Hartford, where she and her husband raised their three boys. They are enjoying life on the Shoreline and spending time on the water with friends and family. In her spare time, she enjoys outdoor activities, reading and cooking and is a sports fan. She is active in her church as a member of the parish council.
Building Services Director
Christina Hunt, Building Services Director, joined Solstice at Guilford in 2020, bringing nearly 20 years of experience in the senior living industry. She supervises the housekeeping and maintenance departments and assists as needed with any repairs to the physical structure and grounds, while ensuring a safe environment for residents, visitors and staff.
Christina is most impressed by the Solstice sense of family that resonates throughout the community, among the residents and staff members. Christina’s husband, Adam, is also in the industry, and their 2-year-old son, Gunnar, is Solstice at Guilford’s unofficial mascot.