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Robin Smith

Executive Director

Robin Smith, executive director at Solstice Senior Living at Guilford, is passionate about helping seniors thrive as they age. Robin 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 adventure in senior living. Robin enjoys spending time with her husband and two grown children as well as her “furry kid,” Faith, an English cocker spaniel. She loves exploring new areas and trying new foods. She is also an avid Notre Dame fan!

Mindy Goodrich

Director of Sales and Marketing

Mindy Goodrich, Director of Sales & Marketing at Solstice at Guilford, 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 member of the staff.  

Mindy also was drawn to Solstice at Guilford’s 80-acre nature preserve, which offers a tranquil “down-home country” setting. She is excited to be a part of a team that celebrates the unique qualities of each resident, while encouraging a cooperative, neighborly atmosphere.    

Connie Fisher

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.

Jared Downing

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.

Desiree Weber

Vibrant Life® Director

Desiree Weber is the Vibrant Life® director for Solstice Senior Living at Guilford. Desiree’s favorite part about working at Solstice is getting to work with an amazing team and driving residents on the bus. She is grateful for the supportive team and residents. Desiree has two kids who are her everything. In her spare time, Desiree loves making jewelry with palm tree seeds that look like ivory and bringing them to craft shows.


David Figueroa

Building Services Director

David Figueroa is the director of Building Services for Solstice Senior Living at Guilford, a company that prides itself in providing the best services for independent seniors. David is responsible for the maintenance and housekeeping staffs. He loves being able to engage with the residents and enjoys getting to know them as individuals. He is very dedicated to his role and appreciates the time he spends at Solstice.

Prior to working at Solstice, David worked as director of Operations at Museum of Modern Art PS1 in Long Island City, New York, for many years, gaining a plethora of work-related experience. David is a devoted father and husband and enjoys spending his free time playing sports with his children or watching movies with his wife.

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