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Pamela Cokash

Executive Director

Pamela Cokash, executive director, has 20 years of experience in health care, working with seniors in skilled nursing facilities and continuing care retirement communities. She has a business degree from Northwest University in Kirkland, Washington, and is a licensed nursing home administrator in the states of California and Washington. Prior to her career in health care, she worked at Princess Cruises and Tours in downtown Seattle and traveled to Alaska and the Canadian Rockies for seven years. She has lived in California, Washington and Calgary, Alberta, Canada. In the last 10 years, she has resided in both Northern and Southern California and recently moved back to Seattle, Washington, where she resides with her husband, who is a physical therapist, and their two dogs, Ava and Cruise. Pamela enjoys visiting all the local restaurants in Seattle, enjoys musicals, concerts and the outdoors, and loves to travel. She has traveled to 33 states within the United States in the last 15 years and has traveled to several places in Europe and Mexico.

Sherrel Caprio

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.

Stephanie Chapman

Business Office Director

Stephanie Chapman, business office director at Solstice at Renton, worked in hospitality, in legal offices and as a receptionist prior to joining Solstice. She enjoys working with the senior community and taking care of the administrative duties for Solstice. Stephanie and her husband have just bought their first home in Renton and enjoy living there with Rhys, their corgi. Stephanie’s hobbies include spending time with family and friends, hiking with her dog, reading, traveling, and going to the theater.

Jabari "JT" Thomas

Culinary Services Director

Jabari “JT” Thomas, Culinary Service director, has been with Solstice at Renton since August 2018. He brings over 15 years of experience working in the culinary industry. He is originally from Victorville, California. JT began his career in the hotel industry with Red Lion in Humboldt, California. He has implemented kitchen systems and has a desire to mentor young cooks. Guest service, plate presentation, menu development and customer service are his passions. After moving to San Francisco to attend culinary school at Le Cordon Bleu, JT met his wife, Ashley, and started a family. While raising two daughters, Anaiyah and Naima, he became an executive chef for Trader Vic’s in Emeryville. JT developed his skill and passion for international cuisine while working closely with an array of international chefs. He found the senior living hospitality industry in 2016 while working as a sous chef with Solstice at Apple Valley. JT is a sports enthusiast and loves the Lakers, Dodgers and Raiders.

Catie Hanratty

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.

Lance Yancey

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.

 In his free time, Lance enjoys spending time with his family outdoors, fishing, hunting and scouting the best spots to observe beautiful fall foliage.

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