Ron Wolswijk is the executive director for Solstice Senior Living at Renton. Born and raised in the Netherlands, Ron started his work career there after graduating with a business and administration degree. He initially worked in the family-run auto-tire shop, but quickly changed his focus toward jobs in the financial and service industry. For several years, his experience and leadership skills were shaped by jobs in sales, customer service, business development and management.
After meeting his wife in Costa Rica, he relocated to the Pacific Northwest in 2001. He worked as a direct insurance agent at a local insurer and operated an independent insurance agency for 13 years. After many years in the financial industry, he discovered a passion for working with seniors. He was previously the executive director for Solstice Senior Living at Normandy Park.
In his spare time, Ron enjoys watching, playing and coaching soccer games, eating out, and going on vacation with his wife and two teenage sons. He is an avid fan of all Seattle sports teams, but most especially the Seattle Sounders and Seahawks.
Director of Sales and Marketing
Sherrel Caprio is the director of Sales and Marketing for Solstice at Renton. She joins the Solstice team with more than 20 years of high-level sales experience in the hospitality industry. Before Solstice, she worked at a Hilton property in the Seattle area for five years.
When she’s not working, she enjoys spending time with her family and dogs outdoors either hiking, camping or dog training.
Vibrant Life® Director
Stephanie Chapman is a Renton native. She previously served as Business Office director at Solstice at Renton for two years. Before Solstice, she served in a variety of hospitality, legal and administrative roles. Stephanie loves working with seniors and making them feel at home in Solstice.
When she isn’t working, Stephanie can be found spending time with her family and friends, walking her rescue dog Roscoe, exploring libraries, or planning her next vacation.
Culinary Services Director
Norma Howard served as a cook at Solstice Senior Living at Renton for three and a half years before her promotion to Culinary Services director. She discovered her passion for cooking when learning from her mother as a teenager.
Out of the kitchen, Norma enjoys spending time with her two sons, shopping, dancing and singing karaoke.
Vibrant Life Director
Catie Hanratty is the Vibrant Life® director at Solstice at Renton. She has worked in the senior living industry for nearly seven years and has cherished every minute. She loves the opportunity to empower others to live authentically. She’s excited to get to know each and every resident and their stories.
She grew up primarily in Bend, Oregon, where she lived for 20 years. A year ago, she moved to Austin, Texas, with her son, her partner, and their two very spoiled cats. They were delighted to have the opportunity to move back to the Northwest. In her free time, she plays board games, goes to the theater, visits family, enjoys concerts and plays a competitive round of Mario Kart.
Building Services Director
Lance Yancey is the Building Services director for Solstice at Renton. Lance is passionate about his work and serving residents and staff. Before joining the Solstice team, he worked in construction for over 30 years.