The La Posada Team

Get to know more about members of our leadership team here.

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James Abbott
Sales Director

James is a hospitality professional with international experience in service. He is passionate about helping seniors understand the value of community living and giving them an experience that only La Posada can provide. With 10 years of service dedicated to La Posada, James is a true ambassador for each facet of this luxury life-care community.

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Brad Cadiere
Executive Director

A seasoned senior living industry executive director, Brad leads the team at La Posada. Previously a Kisco Regional Director of Operations, he was twice named Kisco Executive Director of the Year. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in health services administration at the University of Central Florida. He has a passion for seniors and a commitment to lead associates in building a strong community.

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Michelle Cassels
Community Sales Coordinator

Michelle adds her organizational skills to the day-to-day operation of the La Posada sales team. She coordinates events, stages and shows model apartments, and oversees the process that new apartments go through to ensure that they are move-in ready for all new residents. She also handles charitable and civic partnerships for La Posada in the Palm Beach community.

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Paulina Jacobs
Hospitality Services Director

Paulina provides training and coaching to the La Posada staff. She believes that creating an atmosphere of open communication with the staff helps to motivate and encourage associate engagement. Making La Posada a great place to live for residents and a great place to work for associates is a guiding principle for Paulina, and her daily motto is “Leading by Example”.

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Rick Minichino
Wellness Director

As Wellness Director, Rick is responsible for the development, implementation and operation of all functions in The Art of Living Well SM program. He and his department bring creativity and energy to providing a robust menu of offerings for residents of La Posada, including fitness classes, lectures, outings, all captured in monthly calendars full of lively and engaging options.

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Lili Perez
Director of Admissions and Marketing for the Health Center

Lili is responsible for admissions and marketing for The Health Center at La Posada, including Assisted Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing, and Rehab. She also nurtures relationships with area physicians and hospitals, ensuring that the medical community is aware of the benefits and services for their patients available at La Posada.

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Yolanda Santiago
Administrative Services Director

With more than 25 years in accounting and financial management, Yolanda handles these functions for La Posada. She holds an MBA with concentration in Health Care Management and a BBA in Accounting from American University of Puerto Rico. A former Rotarian, Yolanda loves to spend time with her family and volunteers at her local church as a religious educator.

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Lynn Wattles
Sales Director

Lynn has been in the medical field for almost 30 years working as a hospital administrator and in senior living for ten years. She has worked in sales and business development and loves every minute of working with senior. Lynn helps people get to the next step in making the transition to an independent living community. She finds it to be a very important and emotional part of her job, and the most satisfying.

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“Our associates live by a standard of conduct which encompasses honesty, accountability, personal development and a passion for excellence”James Abbott, Resident Relations Director
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“Our associates live by a standard of conduct which encompasses honesty, accountability, personal development and a passion for excellence”James Abbott, Resident Relations Director