Meet the Team

Janine Tompkins, Director of Sales and Marketing

Denae Woodward

Director of Sales & Marketing 

Denae joined The Capstone at Royal Palm in July 2023, bringing five years of senior living experience in the West Palm Beach area to her role. She is passionate about helping seniors age successfully, especially in providing a fun, friendly, and supportive community as their new home. Denae graduated from Florida Atlantic University. She is a third generation Florida native who has a rescue dog and loves to read. Come tour with her today.
Janine Tompkins, Director of Sales and Marketing

Pavel Veloso

Culinary Services Director

Chef Pavel has served seniors for over 20 years in the senior living industry. He studied culinary arts in Cuba. Chef Pavel especially enjoys providing cooking demonstrations for The Capstone residents. He is married with two children. You’ll find him on the boat fishing whenever he isn’t at The Capstone.
Darcy Sypek, Resident Care Director

Beth Ratner

Resident Care Director

Beth Ratner joins the Capstone at Royal Palm family with over 30 years of experience in various health care and senior living settings. Her role allows her to embody her personal philosophy, serving others, providing for her family and making the most of everyday opportunities. Born in Holyoke, Mass., Beth spent most of her early life in Dayton, Ohio, before moving to Northern Virginia as a teenager and then transitioning to Florida over 18 years ago. 

When she’s not working, you can find Beth gardening, going to the beach, or spending time with her three grown boys, four grandchildren and two dogs. 

Christine O'Donnell, Vibrant Life Director

Kelli Dague

Celebrations Director

Kelli Dague has more than 15 years of experience as a certified nursing assistant. Since joining the The Capstone at Royal Palm team, she has had the opportunity to help the residents in a different capacity working together to meet their social needs. She loves learning about the residents and learning from them. Kelli recently moved to Florida from Pennsylvania with her family.

David Brooks, Building Services Director

David Brooks

Building Services Director

David Brooks comes to The Capstone at Royal Palm with six years of maintenance experience in the senior living industry and 10 years of overall maintenance experience. David ensures fast, yet safe, service for residents to have the best experience possible, and is a caring employee with a strong work ethic and devotion to the happiness of the residents.

In his free time, David enjoys playing basketball and fishing, learning about history, and going to museums.

Amanda Hetzler, Business Office Director

Karen Plamondon

Business Office Director

Although Karen Plamondon just recently joined the team at The Capstone at Royal Palm, she has approximately 15 years of experience in the senior living industry. Prior to working in senior living, she worked in retail for many years. Karen grew up in New Hampshire and obtained a Bachelors of Arts degree in Elementary Education. She moved to Florida later in life and is still a diehard fan of the Boston sports teams. Go Celtics!

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